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10 Apr 2024

Pit Steward, Bowman Gray Stadium

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Winston-Salem, NC, USA
Full Time
3+ years exp.

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Job Description

Job Title: Pit Steward, Bowman Gray Stadium

Department: Winston Salem Speedway

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Prepared Date: 3/25/2024

Reviewed Date: 3/25/2024


The Pit Steward is responsible for overseeing pit area operations, ensuring compliance with safety regulations, and coordinating pit stops during races.


Primary responsibilities:

  • Supervise all activities within the pit area, including team operations, equipment usage, and fueling procedures, to ensure adherence to safety protocols, track regulations, and race procedures.
  • Enforce safety regulations and guidelines within the pit area, such as fire safety protocols, fueling procedures, and personal protective equipment requirements, to minimize the risk of accidents or injuries during pit stops.
  • Coordinate pit stops during races, communicating with teams and drivers to ensure smooth entry and exit from the pit lane, managing pit lane assignments, and overseeing pit crew activities to optimize efficiency and minimize downtime.
  • Ensure that pit equipment, including fueling stations, tire changers, air hoses, and other tools and supplies, is properly maintained, functional, and readily available for use during races, coordinating repairs or replacements as needed.
  • Maintain clear and effective communication with pit crews, race officials, track personnel, and other stakeholders, relaying instructions, updates, and safety advisories to ensure consistent and accurate information flow throughout race events.
  • Respond promptly and decisively to on-track incidents or emergencies near the pit area, following established procedures for evacuating personnel, securing equipment, and coordinating with track safety personnel to ensure a swift and effective response.
  • Conduct pre-race driver briefings to communicate race procedures, track conditions, and expectations regarding sportsmanship, safety, and pit stop protocols, fostering a cooperative and well-informed racing environment.
  • Enforce racing rules and regulations consistently and impartially, addressing infractions or misconduct by drivers or teams, and assessing penalties or sanctions as necessary to maintain fairness and integrity in competition.
  • Maintain accurate records of pit stop timing, fuel usage, equipment usage, and other relevant information, documenting incidents, penalties assessed, and any notable occurrences to support post-race debriefings and incident reviews.

Perform other duties as assigned.

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); previous experience working as a Pit Steward, Race Director, or Chief Steward in motorsports competitions, providing valuable insights into race management and pit area operations; training in race stewarding, officiating, or motorsports administration; technical proficiency in race control systems, timing and scoring software, and video analysis tools used for reviewing race incidents and conducting investigations; or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


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, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.


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


  • Extensive experience in motorsports, preferably as a driver, pit crew member, or race official, with a comprehensive understanding of racing rules, pit stop procedures, and safety protocols.
  • Strong leadership and management skills to oversee pit area operations, delegate tasks effectively, and inspire confidence and cooperation among pit crews and other personnel.
  • Excellent decision-making skills to assess complex situations, evaluate risks, and make timely and informed judgments under pressure during live racing events.
  • Clear and concise verbal communication skills, along with the ability to convey instructions, updates, and safety advisories to drivers, crew members, and other stakeholders with professionalism and clarity.
  • Keen observation skills and attention to detail to identify potential safety hazards, equipment issues, or procedural errors that may impact pit stop performance or race outcomes.
  • 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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