'Drive for Diversity' seeks applicants: Access Marketing will accept resumes through Dec. 1 from experienced minority stock-car drivers and crew members for its "Drive for Diversity" development program. Drivers are being sought to race on NASCAR weekly racing series tracks in the Southeast in 2004. Selected crew members will compete with Truck series teams next year under the program.
"Drive for Diversity removes barriers and gives the best of the best competing on local tracks the training, mentorship, networking opportunities and financial support to climb the NASCAR circuits as far as their talent will carry them, including to the Nextel Cup Series," said Daryl Stewart, general manager, Access Marketing & Communications. "Through Drive for Diversity, the pool of well-trained and supported NASCAR competitors, sponsors and fans will continue to grow to reflect our nation's diverse ethnic and racial citizenship."
Resumes, videotapes, race results, references and other supporting materials to:
Materials will be reviewed by a panel of industry officials to determine qualifiers for a scouting combine. A try-out event will be held the end of December at a location to be determined. The final selection of participants will be formally announced in January.
"Drive for Diversity," Access Marketing & Communications
210 S. Tryon St., Ste. 130, PMB 254
Charlotte, NC 28202.
Two years of motorsports experienced is recommended.