Race car transport driving jobs

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Race car transport driving jobs
Race car transport drivers must have experience working in the automobile transportation industry. (front a1 image by Jaroslav Uher from Fotolia.com)

If you are a race-car enthusiast and hold a Class A commercial driver's license (CDL), consider working as a race-car transporter. Race-car transporters deliver vehicles to racing venues and work closely with both the driver and crew. Before working as a race-car transporter, it's a good idea to build you experience with auto transportation. This means you might have to work other driving jobs within the automobile industry, as race cars can be extremely delicate and must only be transported by experienced and trained personnel.

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Vintage Race Car Transportation Driver

Intercity Lines is a transportation company that specialises in transporting vintage race cars. As a vintage race-car transportation driver, you will be responsible for picking up the client's car, loading it into the truck and transporting it to the racetrack. Intercity Lines requires you to stay with your truck at all times before, during and after the race, ensuring security for your client's race car and other accessories.

Intercity Lines encourages drivers to contact it via e-mail or telephone to discuss potential employment opportunities. The company states that drivers should own their own truck and will be required to send the company a picture of it to determine if it is suitable for transporting vintage race cars.

Formula One Transportation Driver

If you are a Formula One race-car enthusiast and have a commercial driving licence (CDL), consider applying for a transportation job with Lee Chapman Racing. Lee Chapman Racing has experience with transporting and preparing race cars that include vintage, historical and Formula One race cars. Recently, the company has transported F1 cars that include Williams, the FW07, McLaren M19 and the Tyrell 011.

Drivers are encouraged to contact Lee Chapman Racing via telephone or e-mail to inquire about possible driving positions within the company. Keep in mind that Lee Chapman Racing is located in Connecticut, but the company will transport race cars and provide services worldwide.

Street Legal Race Cars

NTA Motor Sports is a company based out of California, and although it can transport any vehicle throughout the United States, it does specialise in providing services to street-legal race cars. The company has had experience moving many street legal race cars that include the famous Panoz GTR1 race car that is worth around £1.0 million.

If you are interested in driving for this company, keep in mind that you will be required to know how to operate hydraulic lift gates and pull-down tie straps. Each truck you will be driving is a 2000 model or newer and is equipped with a 53-foot enclosed trailer. NTA Motor Sports encourages interested drivers to contact it via e-mail or telephone to discuss possible employment opportunities.

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