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Direct and may participate in the preparation, seasoning, and cooking of salads, soups, fish, meats, vegetables, desserts, or other foods at motorsports-related events. May plan and price menu items, order supplies and keep records and accounts.
Prepare and cook large quantities of food at racing events either for private teams or track services.
Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
Operate television, video, or motion picture camera to record images or scenes for various purposes, such as TV broadcasts, advertising, video production, or motion pictures. Operate television, video, or motion picture camera to record images or scenes for various purposes, such as TV broadcasts, advertising, video production, or motion pictures.
Plan, coordinate, or edit content of material for publication. May review proposals and drafts for possible publication. Includes technical editors.
Edit moving images on film, video, or other media. May edit or synchronize soundtracks with images.
Design or create graphics to meet specific driver, team, series, track, or sponsor promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, marketing materials, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.
Photograph cars, teams, and events for tracks, series, teams, and sponsors. May develop negatives or use computer software to produce finished images and prints.
Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in the preparation of radio or television race broadcasts and related programs.
Speak or read from scripted materials during race broadcasts and events. May announce drivers, sponsors, or interview guests.
Collect and analyze facts about races by interview, investigation, or observation. Report and write stories for newspapers, news magazines, radio, or television.
Originate and prepare motorsports-related written material, such as scripts, stories, advertisements, books, and other material.
Education and Training
Appraise, edit, and direct safekeeping of permanent records and historically valuable documents. Participate in research activities based on archival materials.
Hospitality and Tourism
Coordinate activities of staff, convention personnel, or clients to make arrangements for group meetings, races, or conventions.
Museum Technician Restore, maintain, or prepare racing collectibles and vehicles in museum collections for storage, research, or exhibit.
Work for teams to entertain sponsors at racing events by setting up hospitality booths or events and hosting sponsors and important personnel throughout race day.
Give tours of racetracks and facilities to race fans through giving them an up-close and personal, memorable, one of a kind experience at a particular facility or event.
Sell IT services to potential clients such as drivers, teams, tracks, sponsors, series, and manufacturers.
Computer User Support Specialist
Provide technical assistance to computer users. Answer questions or resolve computer problems for clients in person, or via telephone or electronically.
Computer Network Architect
Design and implement computer and information networks. Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning. May also design network and computer security measures. May research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software.
Manage technology services for racetracks that allow them to maintain the level of quality and capacity of technological products/services needed to put on racing events.
Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions.
Install needed technology for race teams and venues that allow them to maximize their operations, speeds, and services.
Plan, initiate and manage information technology (IT) projects. Lead and guide the work of technical staff. Serve as liaison between business and technical aspects of projects.
Computer Network Support Specialist
Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems.
Design, create and modify Web sites. Analyze user needs to implement Web site content, graphics, performance, and capacity. May integrate Web sites with other computer applications.
Video Game Designer
Design core features of video games. Specify innovative game and role-play mechanics, storylines, and character biographies. Create and maintain design documentation.
Create, modify, and test the code, forms, and script that allow computer applications to run.
Construct, assemble, or rebuild engines used in racing competition.
Directs engineers on a race team and approves design ideas and manufacturing processes to improve car speed and safety.
Innovatively design new parts and components that comply with race rules to give their race team a competitive edge.
Work in a factory or manufacturing plant/shop to build parts and components to be used in building racecars.
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Construct, assemble, or rebuild engines used in racing competition.
Laminate layers of fiberglass on molds to form racecar bodies and coverings.
Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of mechanics, installers, and repairers.
Design, print, and apply the colors, designs, and sponsors on the racecars and haulers.
Design and build the electrical components and systems that are installed in the racecar or are used by race teams.
Body and Paint Shop
Design, fabricate, fix, and paint racecar bodywork and coverings.
Build, tear down, set up, adjust, and maintenance racecars for race teams in the shop and at the track.
Support the driver at key intervals throughout the race by replacing tires, refueling, or making adjustments. Also, train physically in the gym during the week, practice pit stops, and sometimes work on the racecars at the shop.
Aero and mechanical engineers work to design the most aerodynamic and mechanically efficient components and cars possible to build the fastest cars on the track.
Architecture and Construction
Plan and design structures race tracks, shops, buildings, and other structural property in the motorsports industry.
Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems.
Perform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites. May operate hand and power tools of all types: air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, and clean up rubble, debris, and other waste materials. May assist other craft workers.
Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining the price of product or service.
Operate mechanical boom and cable or tower and cable equipment to lift and move materials, machines, or products in many directions.
Operate dredge to remove sand, gravel, or other materials to excavate and maintain navigable channels in waterways.
Drywall/Ceiling Tile Installer
Apply plasterboard or other wallboards to ceilings or interior walls of buildings. Apply or mount acoustical tiles or blocks, strips, or sheets of shock-absorbing materials to ceilings and walls of buildings
Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Ensure that work is following relevant codes. May install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems.
Assemble, install, repair, or maintain electric or hydraulic freight or passenger elevators, escalators, or dumbwaiters.
Erect and repair fences and fence gates, using hand and power tools.
Apply blocks, strips, or sheets of shock-absorbing, sound-deadening, or decorative coverings to floors.
Landscape or maintain grounds of property using hand or power tools or equipment.
Business Management and Administration
Analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain a record of assets, liabilities, profit, and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within a race team, series, or for drivers and racing personnel individually.
Plan, direct, or coordinate advertising policies and programs or produce collateral materials, such as posters, contests, coupons, or give-aways, to create extra interest in the purchase of a product or service for a department, an entire organization, or on an account basis.
Represent and promote drivers, teams, tracks, series, and sponsors in dealings with current or prospective deals. May handle contract negotiation and other business matters for clients.
Plan, direct, or coordinate marketing policies and programs, such as sponsorships and activation.
Plan, direct, or coordinate accounting, investing, banking, insurance, securities, and other financial activities of a race team, driver, or other racing organization.
Public Relations Specialist
Engage in promoting or creating an intended public image for race teams, drivers, or organizations.
Manage team operations by coordinating racecar manufacturing/building, team activities, driver/team relationships, and team strategy.
Evaluate and advise individuals to assist recovery from or avoid athletic-related injuries or illnesses, or maintain peak physical fitness. May provide first aid or emergency care.
Assess, treat, and care for patients by manipulation of the spine and musculoskeletal system. May provide spinal adjustment or address sacral or pelvic misalignment at or away from the racetrack.
Plan and conduct food service or nutritional programs for drivers/teams to assist in the promotion of health, peak athletic performance, and control of the disease.
Diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases and disorders of the nervous system often caused by an injury.
Assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, and improve or correct disabling conditions resulting from disease or injury.
Examine and diagnose disorders and diseases using x-rays and radioactive materials. May treat patients.
Sports Medicine Physician
Diagnose, treat, and help prevent injuries that occur during sporting events, athletic training, and physical activities.
Physicians who diagnose, treat and help prevent diseases and injuries at or away from the track. May refer patients to specialists when needed for further diagnosis or treatment.
Attend to children at tracks and private institutions. Perform a variety of tasks, such as dressing, feeding, bathing, and overseeing play.
Conduct pre-race prayers. Plan, direct, or coordinate programs designed to promote religious activities during race events. May provide counseling and guidance relative to marital, health, finances, and faith. Provide care for the sick or injured both at the track and hospital. Occasionally serve at racing functions away from the track such as track/series banquets.
Work one-on-one with drivers, teams, or family members to plan or implement an exercise or fitness regimen.
Counsel individuals and groups to promote optimum mental and emotional health.
Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security
Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents including driver/team contracts, or manage or advise clients on legal transactions.
Maintain order and protect life and track property by enforcing local, tribal, State, or Federal laws and ordinances. Perform a combination of the following duties: patrol a specific area; direct traffic; issue traffic summonses; investigate accidents; apprehend and arrest suspects, or serve legal processes of courts.
Guard, patrol, or monitor premises to prevent theft, violence, or infractions of rules.
Security Management Specialists
Conduct security assessments for organizations, and design security systems and processes. May specialize in areas such as physical security, personnel security, and information security.
Provide primary fire suppression and vehicle extrication responsibilities as needed.
Provide primary care for sick/injured racetrack staff, race crews, fans, and drivers as needed.
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
Drive truck or other vehicle carrying racecars or equipment needed for racing events. May be employed by race team or race series.
Transport drivers, teams, and personnel to and from racing events or appearances.
Manage and direct race events by using appropriate racing flags and radio controls to direct drivers and control racing activity from beginning to end of each racing event.
Assist in conducting racing events by explaining rules to drivers and enforcing those rules throughout a racing event and helping racetracks with event coordination.
Organize and advertise races for individual events or entire tracks and series.
Record and maintain race results, stories, important events, and records for tracks and series for official record books and stats.
Track Prep Crew Member
Manage the track racing surface which varies for dirt versus asphalt, road course versus oval tracks, etc. Dirt tracks and surfaces require a lot of prep prior to racing events including grading, tilling, watering, packing, and forming the racing surface.
Introduce drivers, advertise sponsors, announce play by play racing events as they occur, entertain racing crowds, and interview drivers post-race.