NAPA VALLEY, CA (Feb 7, 2018) â€“ NASA is pleased to announce that beginning with the 2018 racing season, Shawn Meze will assume the position of Technical Director of Racing. Shawn will be responsible for interacting with all NASA series leadership, assisting in cultivating grown, in addition to continuing his role as National Series Director for our very popular Spec E30 series. Shawn will also assist with the oversight and management of NASAâ€™s growing top-level series, NASA Prototype which features the worldâ€™s first affordable to operate prototype race vehicle, the NASA Prototype Elan NP01.
Shawn joined NASA in 2005 where he won his first regional Championship moving then toward focusing his sights the following year on his first National Championship where he would come out with 2 podium finishes. In 2010, he took on his first leadership role with NASA as National Super Touring Series Director before eventually moving into the world of Spec E30. Choosing to focus on Spec E30 instead, he assumed the role as SoCal Spec E30 series leader which eventually transitioned into the National Series Director for Spec E30 in 2015.
â€œI couldnâ€™t be more thrilled with this new opportunity,â€ said Shawn Meze, NASA Technical Director of Racing. â€œIâ€™ve raced with NASA for a long time and feel very honored to now work for this fantastic company. Iâ€™m really looking forward to working alongside the strong series leadership NASA already enjoys to continue growing this great sport we all loveâ€.
â€œWeâ€™re really pleased to have Shawn on board with us,â€ said Jeremy Croiset, NASA Director of Business Development. â€œHeâ€™s a long time member of NASA, a respected member of our community, and a real team player. He should make a valuable addition to our growing teamâ€.