Mopar® Career Automotive Program (CAP) Features Students Networking at Dodge Power Brokers NHRA Mile-High Nationals
Students from three local schools – Lincoln Tech Denver, Wyotech and Arapahoe Community College – will participate in a special Mopar Career Automotive Program (CAP) career networking event this Friday (July 14) at Bandimere Speedway as part of the final Dodge Power Brokers NHRA Mile-High Nationals drag races.
MOPAR CAP partners with 100 colleges and technical schools throughout the nation in a curriculum to guide students into the automotive industry in a variety of applications.
By incorporating the MOPAR CAP curriculum, schools give students the ability to turn their passion for automotive activities into a career and assist them in gaining training and fundamental knowledge needed to work with some of the hottest vehicles in the industry from Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, FIAT and Alfa Romeo brands. Giving students a competitive edge, MOPAR CAP combines hands-on experience and classroom instruction from certified educators.
Mopar Career Automotive Program (CAP) partners with 100 colleges and technical schools
- Mopar CAP program provides students with more than general automotive education.
- With the Mopar CAP curriculum, schools give students a chance to turn a passion into a career
- Some CAP programs are completed in as little as 12 months
- Students from Lincoln Tech Denver, Wyotech and Arapahoe Community College will attend Friday’s CAP presentation at the Dodge Power Brokers NHRA Mile-High Nationals this Friday
- Bandimere Speedway, Dodge/MOPAR partnership is longest-running active event or race sponsorship in all of motorsports
- Final Dodge Power Brokers NHRA Mile-High Nationals drag races set for July 14-16
This Friday at Bandimere Speedway, the attendees will hear from Mopar CAP leadership team, network with local Stellantis dealers looking to hire qualified candidates to work in their store and enjoy lunch and trivia in the Tony Stewart Racing Hospitality area.
In addition to the MOPAR CAP networking this Friday, students also will have the opportunity to meet and talk with NHRA drag racing stars Leah Pruett and Matt Hagan of Tony Stewart Racing. Pruett, who started her drag racing career at Bandimere Speedway at age 8, is the defending Top Fuel champion at the Dodge Power Brokers NHRA Mile-High Nationals and also captured the last NHRA event at Norwalk, Ohio, last month. Hagan, the current NHRA Funny Car point leader, is a three-time NHRA Camping World Champion and has already scored three 2023 NHRA national event wins.
A Stellantis brand – Dodge and Mopar -- has sponsored the Mile-High Nationals since 1989, with the 2023 edition marking 35 years of partnership with the NHRA and the Bandimere family, owners of Bandimere Speedway for 65 years. This year w
ill mark the final NHRA national event at Bandimere Speedway, as the track will close at the conclusion of the 2023 racing season.
Action for the 2023 Dodge Power Brokers NHRA Mile-High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway begins on Friday, July 14, with two nitro qualifying rounds set for 4:30 p.m. MDT and 8 p.m. MDT. Saturday’s nitro qualification rounds are scheduled for 3:30 p.m. MDT and 7 p.m. MDT. Final eliminations on Sunday, July 16, will get underway at 11 a.m. MDT, with FOX network coverage scheduled from 4:00-7:00 p.m. EDT.