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Toll Free: 800-554-4373

Charlotte Regional Partnership
550 South Caldwell Street, Suite 760
Charlotte, NC 28202

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University of North Carolina at Charlotte Motorsports and Automotive Engineering

  • Offering several multidisciplinary programs in Motorsports and Automotive Engineering
  • Special concentration in Motorsports Engineering is part of the Science degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Nearly 300 Engineering degrees awarded annually
  • Program has developed more than $2.25 million in external research related to vehicle technologies
  • Onsite equipment includes: chassis dyno, shock dyno, engine dyno, scales and Pi/CDS Data Acquisition
  • Specializing in vehicle dynamics, aerodynamics, instrumentation, safety and metrology


Belmont Abbey College Motorsports Management program

  • First 4-year Motorsports management program offered in the U.S.
  • Focus on business and management side of racing industry

Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) Motorsports program

  • Since its inception in 2008, the Motorsports Institute at the CPCC has been busy offering in-depth training in key motorsports technologies to area students
  • Students receive receive hands-on training in fabrication and decaling methods, welding, and pit crew training
  • New state-of-the-art welding and fabrication lab completed in December 2008

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Motorsports Management Technology program

  • Designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform mid-management level functions in motorsports-related companies
  • Graduates should qualify for employment/advancement in jobs related to management of motorsports teams/events/activities, as well as production and distribution of motorsports products and service