On Track for Success

Courtesy of Getty Images/Texas Motor SpeedwayUNT is a proud education partner of Texas Motor Speedway. President Neal Smatresk introduced the new partnership at a Science of Speed panel discussion for students on campus in November. He joined NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and Nationwide Series champion Austin Dillon, USA Luge legend Gordy Sheer and Dow Chemical Co. Lead Research and Development Manager Sam Crabtree for the event, which marked the first collaborative project to benefit students.

"We'll be able to offer our students educational opportunities such as internships, class projects and in-class lectures from the experienced Texas Motor Speedway staff," Smatresk says.