Drive For Diversity seeking applicants for October Combine


If you’re between 15 and 26 years old, the NASCAR-affiliated Drive For Diversity (D4D) is looking for a few good young men and women.

The organization is currently accepting applications for its 12th annual D4D Combine, to be held Oct. 19-21 at Langley Speedway in Hampton, Va.

The deadline to apply online is Sept. 4. Click here to download an application.

“We are very excited to see the applicant pool this year,” Max Siegel, owner of Rev Racing, said in a media release. “The talent level continues to increase every year.

“We have had great success with this program and we will continue to train and place as many drivers as possible into the national series.”

Those that are chosen to take part in the Combine will vie for spots in the 2016 NASCAR D4D class that places drivers with race teams in partnership with Rev Racing.

Among past graduates of the program: Sprint Cup driver Kyle Larson, and NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers Darrell Wallace Jr. and Daniel Suarez.

Program requirements:

• Be a female or member of one or more of the following ethnic minority classifications: Black or of Black African descent; Asian; Hispanic or Latino; Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander; American Indian; Alaskan; Native/Indigenous descent, two or more races (not Hispanic or Latino); or all persons who identify with more than one of these races.

• Ages: 15 to 26 years old as of October 15.

• Be legally eligible to work in the United States; drivers from foreign countries are welcome to apply.

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