Motorsports Vehicle Technology

   Program Description

Looking for an exciting career in the Motorsports Industry in Road Racing (IMSA, Grand-Am, SCCAPRO, NASA), Circle track (NASCAR, ARCA), Drag Racing (NHRA), drifting, or other professional motorsports series? Then, you are in the right place!

Our award winning program is located directly off I-985 at the Lanier Technical College Oakwood Campus just north of Atlanta, Georgia. Our location is at the center of the Southeast’s racing world, with world famous racetracks such as Road Atlanta, Gresham Motorsports Park, Atlanta Motor Speedway, and Atlanta Dragway within minutes of our location. Many of the nation’s top level race teams are located in close proximity to our campus making internship and employment opportunities almost limitless no matter what form of motorsports interests you.

Our unique and innovative motorsports mechanic training program produces skilled and proficient graduates for entry level positions within local, regional and national race teams, race shops, and aftermarket suppliers in the Motorsports Industry.

Our program offers a blend of hands-on, trackside, and classroom training which prepares students to work in the challenging and rewarding fields of the Motorsport Industry. In our shop and classroom students learn all facets of racecar development including suspension set-up, fabrication, welding, machine tool, carbon fiber lay-up, engine builds and tuning, transmission and differential builds, general racecar repairs, testing procedures, racecar electronics, data acquisition, trackside procedures, and many other industry protocols. The MVT Program at Lanier Technical College accepts the HOPE Grant and the HOPE Scholarship plus other forms of financial aid.

   Program Advisors

Steve Koen Motorsports Vehicle Technology Instructor Motorsports Vehicle Technology
Work Phone: 770-533-7000 Ext: 6988
John Leverett Motorsports Vehicle Technology Program Chair Motorsports Vehicle Technology
Work Phone: 770-533-7000 Ext: 7027