CONCORD, N.C. – Each year NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity initiative and its competition arm, Rev Racing, seek to obtain the highest quality of applicants representing the most diverse backgrounds and develop them into successful NASCAR drivers. This selection process begins with the NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine.
Beginning with the 2015 selection process, the application window for the Drive for Diversity Combine will be open year-round, allowing for drivers to update their résumé throughout the season with their latest successes and up-to-date results.
The deadline to be considered for the 2015 NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine is Aug. 15.
“We are very excited to have the application process open year-round,” said Max Siegel, Rev Racing owner. “It really allows these young, talented drivers to start focusing on the future of their careers and gives the selection community the opportunity to follow driver progress throughout the racing season.”
Potential drivers can access the participant application at http://revracing.net/combine-application.
Drivers will have the ability to update their résumés multiple times before the combine submission deadline through an “Update Your Submission Link” located on the application page. Additional information and criteria can be found on supplied link.
Support and technical assistance for the application process is available by emailing [email protected]
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must meet the following requirements:
• Be a female or member of one or more of the following ethnic minority classifications:
– Black or of Black African descent, Asian, Hispanic or Latino, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, American Indian, Alaskan, of Native/Indigenous descent, two or more races (not Hispanic or Latino); or all persons who identify with more than one of these races
• Be at least 15 years of age but no older than 26 years of age as of October 15th of the present year
• Be legally eligible to work in the United States; drivers from foreign countries are welcome to apply. If the applicant is not already a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident alien, then the applicant must be legally capable of traveling to the designated location in the United States to participate in the NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine. Applicants must also be able to obtain necessary authorization to accept employment in the United States if selected to participate in the D4D program.
-Rev Racing Press Release. Photo credit: Speed51.com