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Category: Member Spotlights

H3R Human Resources Services expands into US with office in Charlotte, North Carolina and new services for the motorsports community

Charlotte, NC – H3R Human Resources Services, a Toronto-area consulting and outsourcing firm, continues its overall growth strategy and increasing focus on serving the motorsports community through the launch of US operations and an office in Charlotte, North Carolina and the introduction of a dynamic new corporate logo. H3R Human Resources Services Inc., a North […]

JRi Shocks

JRi Shocks

Started in 2007 in Raleigh with four employees, JRi Shocks has been in Mooresville for the past few years. There are more than 75 employees now and more than 25 different  shock applications available. JRi builds custom shocks, and its shop crew handles a variety of shocks for different motorsport applications, from dragsters, to sprint […]

Racing Electronics

Racing Electronics

January started Racing Electronic’s 25th year in business. According to Director of Motorsports Communications Services Kevin Hughes, it’s all because of owner Bruce Silver, whom Kevin refers to as “a visionary.”  Two and a half decades ago, Bruce was selling high-end automobiles, and sold one to a gentleman who owned a race team. After attending […]

Gavel Auctions

Gavel Auctions

Ron Rossman started in the auctioneering business almost by accident.           Now, 20 years later, he has it down to a science. As a member of the Auctioneers Association of North Carolina, and licensed in three states, Ron is all about doing it right. His shop in Denver is home to […]

Central Piedmont Community College

Central Piedmont Community College

Central Piedmont Community College has been around almost 50 years, and with six locations throughout Mecklenburg County, it offers programs in everything from accounting to welding – with lots in between — in fact, more than 100 programs in all.  And if you’re not quite ready to go back to school, CPCC also offers business […]

Mooresville Motorplex

Mooresville Motorplex

The purpose-built Mooresville Motorplex go-kart track had its grand opening recently, complete with tours, on-track activities and real racing. Open every day, you can rent a kart and practice your skills, bring your own kart to drive, buy a kart and even garage your kart at the facility so it’s ready to go any time […]

BIOMOTO STEM CHALLENGE

BIOMOTO STEM CHALLENGE

 Do you BioMoto? That slogan appeared on the shirt of many of the more than 250 eighth graders gathered at Rockingham Dragway March 2. The students braved cold temperatures and occasional snow flurries to participate in the second year of the BioMoto Capstone Competition, which included a pit crew challenge and a student-designed invention event. […]

Lead 2 Real Estate

Lead 2 Real Estate

Lead2 Real Estate Group Lead2 Real Estate Group consists of Boston Reid and Frank Bolter. Formed in 2011 after the two saw a need for a different kind of real estate representation, the two have made a name for themselves in the motorsports arena. They met at a race track (both have motorsports in their […]

Simpson Performance

Simpson Performance

Formed in 1959 by Bill Simpson, the Simpson Performance Products we know today was bought by Carousel Capital in 1998. Since then, Carousel has purchased Safety Solutions (2011) and more recently HANS. The company has 200 employees over five locations; Mooresville, N.C., New Braunfels, Texas, Harbor City, Calif., and Brownsburg, Ind. HANS is still represented […]

Jostens

Jostens

Back in 1897, Otto Jostens set up a little watch repair shop in Owatonna, Minnesota. Now, 115 years later, Jostens is a worldwide concern with more than 5,000 employees across 12 or so locations with independent sales representatives everywhere. The Jostens name is synonymous with class rings. Yet in the course of its growth, it […]

Fifth Third Bank

Fifth Third Bank

Tom Heiks, president and CEO of Fifth Third Bank’s North Carolina affiliate, took the time to share the vision the bank has for its motorsports involvement. Fifth Third started life in the Ohio Valley as Fifth National Bank, opening its first doors in Cincinnati in 1858. The bank was purchased by Third National Bank in […]

Industrial Hard Carbon

Industrial Hard Carbon

Industrial Hard Carbon, in Denver, is a two-year-old successor to Anatech, which was formed in 1981. Owner George Barr told how the company got its start in motorsports. “In 1999 a Cup owner – who had two cars – had heard about ‘thin film’ in Europe used to coat wrist pins.” That was the start […]

Boatsman Gillmore Wagner

Boatsman Gillmore Wagner

The big news at Boatsman Gillmore is that it’s now Boatsman Gillmore Wagner. The merger of the two firms makes it the second or third largest locally owned CPA firm. With 35 people in two locations, Dale Gillmore and Adam Boatsman explained that their business model is to add value over and above what they […]

Choate Construction

Choate Construction

Founded in 1989 in Atlanta by Millard Choate, the construction company now boasts eight offices in the Southeast, including the one in Charlotte. Reputation is Everything. That’s Choate’s tagline. With motorsports clients that read like a who’s who – Hendrick, Penske, Roush, Michael Waltrip, Stewart-Haas, Kasey Kahne Racing, Curb Motorsports, TRD, JR Motorsports, Speedway Motorsports […]

Pro Cal Professional Decals

Pro Cal Professional Decals

Pro Cal Professional Decal The folks at Pro Cal Professional Decals may be the only ones involved in motorsports who take their vacations during the busy racing months in the summer.   They’re busy now, getting decals and wraps ready for the NASCAR and other motorsports customers who are preparing for the new season, and they’ll […]