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NASCAR Diversity Internship Program

Multicultural Development

The 2018 NASCAR Diversity Internship Program is now accepting applications through January 12, 2018. Students will gain first-hand experience within the motorsports industry through a 10-week paid summer internship.

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Florida Memorial NABJ Visits Homestead

By Multicultural Development/FMU NABJ Chapter

Students from Florida Memorial Univeristy attended the NASCAR Xfinity Series and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championships in Homestead, Fla., on November 18 and 19. The National Association of Black Journalists student chapter had the opportunity to cover Ford Championship Weekend and interact with drivers, pit crew members and fans.

 

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D4D Development Team Announced

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The youngest NASCAR PEAK Mexico Series champion. The youngest driver to win four Trans-Am championships. And the 2016 Wendell Scott Trailblazer Award winner.

As evidenced by the six drivers announced as part of the 2018 NASCAR Drive for Diversity Development Team, the roster for next year is stacked with emerging young talent ready to make their mark in the sport. The drivers represent a cross-section of backgrounds – both in terms of heritage and driving disciplines – and all share a common goal: To reach the highest levels of NASCAR.

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NASCAR Chevrolet Diversity Scholarship Honors Innovators

Official Release

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UNC-Chapel Hill NABJ Chapter Visits Charlotte Motor Speedway

By: Multicultural Development/UNC-Chapel Hill NABJ Chapter

Journalists from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill attended the NASCAR Xfinity Series Drive for the Cure 300 in Charlotte, N. C., on October 7. The Carolina Association of Black Journalists student chapter had the opportunity to interact with race officials, drivers, pit crew members and executives during their first NASCAR race experience. 

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Rain Washes Out Day 3 of D4D Combine

By Jason Christley, NASCARHomeTracks.com

NEW SMYRNA, Fla. -- Heavy rains overnight and throughout the morning combined with track conditions in the afternoon to wash out Day 3 of the 2017 NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine presented by Honda Generators. The 12 participants competing for a spot on the 2018 Rev Racing roster were slated to take laps in the team's NASCAR K&N Pro Series cars. The early end to the session, however, did not adversely affect the evaluation process.

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D4D Combine Gets On Track On Day 2

By Jason Christley, NASCARHomeTracks.com

NEW SMYRNA, Fla. -- After a day of media training and physical assessment, the 12 drivers participating in the NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine presented by Honda Generators finally got on track Tuesday. But not without a little extra waiting for the rain to clear at New Smyrna Speedway.

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D4D Combine: Day 1 In The Books

By Jason Christley, NASCARHomeTracks.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Twelve drivers arrived in Florida, champing at the bit to get behind the wheel and show their talents at the 2017 NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine presented by Honda Generators. But before they could put the cars in gear, they were put through a battery of tests designed to evaluate their off-track preparation and skills that will be equally invaluable to their dreams of moving up the NASCAR ladder.

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NASCAR D4D Pit Crew Continues to Thrive

By: Multicultural Development

Eleven members of the 2017 NASCAR Drive for Diversity Pit Crew Development Program attended the MENCS Bank of America 500 race Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway for a chance to engage with Drive for Diversity alumni while getting a first-person view of action on pit road.

Brehanna Daniels, a 2016 participant, met with the current class at the Charlotte race just weeks after teaming with fellow 2016 class member Breanna O’Leary for the UNOH 175 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway to pit for Jordan Anderson in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

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D4D Combine Set For New Smyrna

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. –- A dozen drivers from across the United States and Mexico will converge on northeast Florida to vie for an opportunity to follow in the tracks of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers Daniel Suarez and Kyle Larson.

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