Benicia, Calif. (PRWEB) August 15, 2008
Motorsports Composites Training (http://www.M-C-T.org), today announced an agreement with the Jim Russell Racing Driver's School (JRRDS) to train race car mechanics in advanced carbon fiber composite repair and manufacturing.
JRRDS, which hosts a year-long Mechanics Training Program, will now include the Motorsports Composites Training Course as a mandatory step in its curriculum. The 5-day course includes extensive hands on training around material selection for manufacturing new parts or making repairs, working with metal and composites, resin systems, when to use substitute materials, damage assessment methods, wet repairs, lay up and cure techniques, auto clave processing and much more.
Enrollment in the 5-day course is open all students, and the next available courseswill be held on August 25th to 29th and December 15th to 19th, 2008 Please visit http://www.M-C-T.org or call (925) 899 9736 for more information.
About Motorsports Composites Training
Motorsports Composites Training, in association with Abaris Training Resources (http://www.abaris.com/) and Finishline Advanced Composites (http://www.finishlinecomposites.com/), provides students with extensive hands on carbon composite training using the highest quality equipment available in its state-of-the-art manufacturing center in Benicia, California. Instruction is provided by Jay Carpenter, who has over 20 years of experience in advanced composite prototyping, tooling and fabrication. Students learn about composite processing, compression molding, vacuum bagging, hand lay up, tool manufacturing, plug manufacturing, spray-up manufacturing, post manufacturing, composite bonding, finishing, polishing, and final assembly.
About the JRRDS Mechanics Training Program
The JRRDS Mechanics Training Program is dedicated to training entry-level mechanics for race teams. Over 3,000 men and women have graduated from the program and are employed by some of the top teams in NASCAR, SCCA, IRL, ALMS, and chassis and engine suppliers. The 12 month program provides hands-on racecar training, supplemented by classroom instruction and driving instruction. Topics include race car preparation, gearbox buildup, chassis set up, welding, fabrication, vehicle systems, composites, and data acquisition.