NASCAR Institute of Technology and NAPA AUTO PARTS Launch New Collaboration with Chase Elliott and Ron Capps




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Global Tech Institute (NYSE:UTI) Mooresville, North Carolina Campus, NASCAR Tech welcomed 2020 NASCAR Cup Series champion Chase Elliott and NHRA Funny Car Champion Ron Capps to campus Thursday, May 26 to celebrate UTI’s collaboration with NAPA AUTO PARTS, which recently became the preferred auto parts supplier for UTI. Students, staff, NAPA staff and suppliers were welcomed into the auditorium, as they heard more about the growing need for automotive technicians, and NAPA’s investments in the aftermarket future, ensuring the next generation of skilled automotive technicians have access to the latest model. Industry training. They later joined in unveiling a new NAPA-branded transmission class on campus.

Elliott and Capps met with students and staff, taking photos and signing autographs, while students received ice cream and NAPA gifts. The collaboration between UTI, one of the nation’s leading automotive technician training providers, and NAPA is a strategic collaboration, with NAPA working to draw attention to an estimated 112,000 job opportunities for automotive, diesel, and collision repair technicians annually through 2030.[1]

“There is no better way to celebrate the opening of our new semester at NAPA than by welcoming former Cup Champion Chase Elliot to our campus to truly help us start this collaboration,” said John Dodson, Vice President of Business and NASCAR Alliance at UTI. “NAPA provides students, staff, and alumni with greater access to quality auto parts, and we welcome their support in spreading the word about the nation’s skilled labor shortage and the quality technical education that UTI provides to high school graduates, career changers, veterans and many more.”

NAPA supplies all 13 UTI, MMI, and NTI-branded campuses with equipment such as brake kits, rotors, bulbs, bearing assemblies, wheel weights, and more.

“With America’s largest network of parts and care, the success of the next generation of skilled automotive technicians is at the core of our business,” said Brett Robeck, Senior Vice President of Commercial Sales, NAPA AUTO PARTS. “We are proud of the new alliance with UTI and committed to supporting talented UTI employees, students, and alumni now and in the future.”

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