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Job listing closed on 7 May 2024
10 Apr 2024

Pace Car Driver, Bowman Gray Stadium

🇺🇸 Winston-Salem, NC, USA
Full Time
2+ years exp.

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Job Description

Job Title: Pace Car Driver, Bowman Gray Stadium

Department: Winston Salem Speedway

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Prepared Date: 3/25/2024

Reviewed Date: 3/25/2024


The Pace Car driver is in charge of leading the field to green in the pace car and must have previous knowledge of race procedures as well as give any updates on maintenance that may need to be done on the pace car.


Primary responsibilities:

  • Understanding of race procedure and rules to effectively lead the field to green during the start of racing and during cautions.
  • Ensure that the pace car receives appropriate maintenance and is clean every night after racing.
  • Work with race control to effectively lead the field back to green.

Approximate travel 0%.


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); prior experience as a professional race car driver or pace car driver preferred.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization


Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Valid Driver License


  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.
  • Previous experience as a professional race car driver or pace car driver preferred.
  • Excellent driving skills with the ability to maintain control of the vehicle at high speeds.
  • Ability to remain calm and focused under pressure.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to engage with diverse audiences in a dynamic environment.
  • Professional demeanor and appearance, with a positive attitude and enthusiasm for providing exceptional service.
  • Ability to work outdoors in changing weather conditions.
  • Flexibility to work irregular hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, in alignment with the race schedule and event calendar.
  • Dependable and punctual, with a commitment to fulfilling assigned shifts and responsibilities according to the race schedule and event calendar.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

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