PHCC Motorsports Faculty
All faculty members that make up Patrick Henry Community College's Motorsports Technology program have real-world racing experience that spans professional go-kart racing to the Sprint Cup Series. Instructors have built engines for Alan Kulwicki, Michael Waltrip Racing, Richard Childress at RCR Racing, Cale Yarborough and Osterlund Racing. Students are guaranteed a world-class education from instructors who have worked the track and know what it takes to make it in the racing business.
Thomas comes from a family of racers. His father, known to many as “Speedy,” was racing when Thomas was born in 1966. Ever since he was old enough to carry a wrench, he’s been involved in some aspect of the sport. In the span of 45 years, his family has won over 200 races inContinue Reading
Smith had an interest in racing from around 4 to 5 years old. He grew up with his father racing open-wheel modified cars at a track in Stafford Springs, Conn. When he lived in Connecticut, he raced everything from miniature snowmobiles to four-wheelers and midgets. After moving to Virginia, Smith raced radio-controlled cars on aContinue Reading