Rahal Letterman Racing announced that Jay O’Connell has joined the team as Technical Director. O’Connell will oversee all aspects of RLR’s engineering department and programs.
O’Connell brings a wealth of engineering experience in and out of motorsports to RLR. He has worked on multiple projects with the Ford Motor Company, most recently as a SVT Chief Vehicle Engineer where he oversaw 25 engineers working on the 2007 Shelby GT500 and the 2006 Ford GT.
“Jay is someone I have known and respected for a long time,” said Bobby Rahal. “His track record of success is well documented and I felt a chance to bring someone of his experience and stature into our team was an opportunity to significantly strengthen our operation. I think the addition of Jay to our engineering staff will prove to be one of our most beneficial moves of the off season.” (MORE)
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