Racing Careers & Education

Performance Racing Industry (PRI) has launched a new, interactive job board, the PRI Career Center. With its focus on the motorsports industry, the PRI Career Center offers its members—and the entire racing industry—an easy-to-use and highly targeted resource for online employment connections.

“We’re very excited about the PRI Career Center because we know how critical it is for employers in the racing industry to attract first-rate talent with a minimum expenditure of time and resources,” said Dr. Jamie Meyer, PRI President. “And it’s important for us to help enable smooth career transitions for those seeking industry jobs.”

Employers can use the PRI Career Center to reach qualified candidates. PRI Members can post jobs online, search for qualified candidates based on specific job criteria, and create an online resume agent to email qualified candidates daily at no cost. They also benefit from online reporting that provides job activity statistics.

For job seekers, the PRI Career Center is a free service that provides access to employers and jobs in the motorsports industry. In addition to posting their resumes, job seekers can browse and view available jobs based on their criteria, and save those jobs for later reference if they choose. Job seekers can also create a search agent to provide email notifications of jobs that match their criteria, receive career coaching, get help with resume writing, and even validate their skills through reference testing.

“Nowhere else are employers or job seekers able to access a collection of job opportunities focused solely on the racing industry,” said Meyer. “It’s the best, most effective way to ensure you get candidates and opportunities that align with the passion and excitement found only through motorsports.”

The PRI Career Center is available at jobs.PerformanceRacing.com.

PRI Education To Deliver Solutions For Motorsports Professionals

As part of its commitment to help motorsports businesses and competitors succeed, Performance Racing Industry (PRI) is bringing leading experts and professionals to the upcoming PRI Show in downtown Indianapolis, where they will share business strategies and technical skills that will help participants increase brand awareness and improve performance behind the wheel.

“After being apart for almost two years, we’re excited for the racing industry to gather together for three dedicated days of learning,” said Dan Schechner, PRI Education director. “To mark this momentous occasion, we’ve assembled an amazing group of speakers to join us in Indianapolis. Participants will benefit by meeting and connecting with leaders and experts in the industry.”

Some two-dozen unique sessions will take place throughout the three-day trade show. Seminars are organized into Business Track and Tech Track sessions. The Business Track includes topics such as digital marketing, content creation, and hiring and retaining employees, while Tech Track sessions focus on engine-building topics such as airflow, EFI, bearings, fluids, valve springs and more.

Whether participants are looking for information on how to find the winning balance for a particular application or understanding intake and exhaust ports using computational fluid dynamics, the PRI Education program will be the best place to hear from knowledgeable professionals and industry experts and get answers that will net actual results.

“With the opportunity to connect in person, we’ve brought together speakers who are knowledgeable, dynamic and entertaining so that participants at the PRI Show will get the most out of the experience,” Schechner said. “Participants will leave prepared to put into action what they learned, and they will have developed relationships that can only be made at the PRI Show.”

Among those scheduled to appear in PRI Education sessions are:

  • Alba Colon (Hendrick Motorsports)
  • Alex Taylor (Alex Taylor Racing)
  • Angela Ashmore (Chip Ganassi Racing, engineer)
  • Ashley Chalk (Chip Ganassi Racing, exec)
  • Collete Davis (racer, stunt driver, TV host)
  • Darin Morgan (BES Racing Engines)
  • Emily Reeves (Flying Sparks Garage)
  • Haley James (Haley James Racing, drag racer)
  • Jacklyn Drake (NASCAR)
  • Jeff Huneycutt (Horsepowermonster.com)
  • Justin Cesler (Driveline Studios)
  • McKenna Haase (Youth Racers of America Inc.)

The entire PRI Education schedule is available online at PerformanceRacing.com/Trade-Show/Education, where registration is also available. All sessions and presenters are listed, along with summaries of topics to be covered.

To register for the 2021 PRI Show and secure hotel reservations, visit PRI2021.com/Attend.

About Performance Racing Industry

Performance Racing Industry fuels the passion for motorsports by building, promoting, and protecting the worldwide racing community. PRI supports the interests of racers, enthusiasts, builders, tracks, sanctioning bodies, and businesses through legislative action and advocacy, its monthly business magazine Performance Racing Industry, and the world’s premier auto racing trade show, the PRI Trade Show. PRI also supports businesses by providing market research, education, and best practices in motorsports business and racing technology.

For more information, visit PerformanceRacing.com.

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