MEET THE A TEAM CREW!​

NAME:Wyatt Dahlenburg
ROLE IN CREW: Crew Chief
MAJOR: Computer Science
SEASONS PARTICIPATED: 2015-16, 2016-17, 2016-17
GOALS: Going out my final season with a win.
GRADUATION DATE: Spring 2018
FUTURE PLANS: Working at Discover Financial Services
Grand Prix has given me amazing opportunities to lead in the house and meet alumni. I actively get to problem solve and work with great people.
NAME: Jared Thayer
ROLE IN CREW: Driver
MAJOR: Computer Graphics Technology, Minor CIT
SEASONS PARTICIPATED: 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18
GOALS: Finishing the race in the top 3
GRADUATION DATE: Spring 2019
FUTURE PLANS: Creative Director for Athletics or Motorsports
Grand Prix has taught me how to interact with people, improved my knowledge of mechanics, driving skills, manage relationships, and most importantly problem solve.
NAME: Tristan Shahin
ROLE IN CREW: Mechanic
MAJOR: Aerospace Engineering
SEASONS PARTICIPATED: 2016-17, 2017-18
GRADUATION DATE: Spring 2020
FUTURE PLANS: Aerospace Engineer for a large company
Grand Prix has taught me quite a bit about mechanics in racing, as well as time management skills.
NAME: Stefan Rust
ROLE IN CREW: Mechanic
MAJOR: Megatronics Engineering & Agribusiness
SEASONS PARTICIPATED: 2017-18
GRADUATION DATE: Fall 2021
FUTURE PLANS: Agricultural Engineer
I look forward to learning more about racing and it's mechanics at a more intimate level.
NAME: Mantavya Sharma
ROLE IN CREW: Mechanic
MAJOR: Electrical Engineering
SEASONS PARTICIPATED: 2016-17, 2016-17
GRADUATION DATE: Fall 2019
FUTURE PLANS: Graduate School
Our team has been working very hard in the fall and the spring. I’m really excited to see how we perform and learn from the mistakes.
NAME: Kyle Duckering
ROLE IN CREW: Financial Manager
MAJOR: Aerospace Engineering
SEASONS PARTICIPATED: 2016-17, 2017-18
GRADUATION DATE: Spring 2019
FUTURE PLANS: Design engineer for major Defense Contractor
Grand Prix has taught me to manage my time a lot better, and is one extracurricular I am passionate about at Purdue.
NAME: Chris Copeland
ROLE IN CREW: Track Worker
MAJOR: Nuclear Engineering
SEASONS PARTICIPATED: 2017-18
GRADUATION DATE: Spring 2019
FUTURE PLANS: Systems Engineer
I'm looking forward to competing at the highest level and have a successful end to a great run.