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Success Within Reach
You’ll hear the roar and feel the rumble of some of NASCAR’s finest as you train for an exciting career in motor sports in “Race City, USA” - Mooresville, North Carolina

The UTI Difference
This elective is fully sponsored and endorsed by NASCAR - and the courses are taught in facilities designed and equipped by UTI and NASCAR training experts.

Making Dreams Reality
UTI is are proud to be the exclusive educational provider for NASCAR and the only campus in the country to offer NASCAR training.

Feed Your NASCAR Passion
From asphalt to dirt to drags, when you attend NASCAR Tech, you'll learn about what it takes to succeed in your next career.

 

UTI is the exclusive educational provider for NASCAR and the only campus in the country to offer NASCAR technician training. It’s highly specialized, hands-on training fully sponsored and endorsed by NASCAR.

NASCAR Technician Training Course Overview

UTI's exclusive NASCAR Technician Training is a special 15 week elective that can be added to your Automotive Technology core program to provide you with intensive NASCAR technician training.

The program includes the following courses:

NASCAR Fabrication I – Finish Fabrication

  • Understand fabrication methods used in creating a competitive NASCAR body
  • Topics covered include:
    • Pattern layout and design
    • Fitting panels
    • Making and attaching dash panels
    • Creating ductwork and installing NACA duct
  • Train using specialty tools, including:
    • Bead rollers and the English wheel
    • Sheet metal and finger brakes

NASCAR Fabrication II – Chassis Fabrication

  • Learn fabrication techniques used in building a competitive NASCAR chassis
  • Training topics include:
    • Print reading, use of jigs, fitting tubing
    • Welding (MIG and TIG)
    • Chassis and brake inspections

NASCAR Fabrication III – Advanced Fabrication & Aerodynamics

  • Fundamental application of aerodynamics for a NASCAR body
  • Training topics include:
    • Airflow management, downforce and drag
    • Aerodynamic aids and their effects
    • Using wind tunnel data
  • Lab projects include advanced fabrication in a simulated race shop environment

NASCAR Pit Crew

  • Learn NASCAR rules, safety concerns and equipment
  • Train for race-day preparation, possible adjustments during a pit stop and damage repair
  • Training topics covered include:
    • Penalties for rules infractions
    • Fire control
    • Tire handling
    • Team performance and pit stop choreography
  • Lab work will include performance as a member of a pit crew

We promised intense, demanding hands-on training for those passionate enough to count themselves as a NASCAR technician!