Born Without Arms, NASCAR Auto Engineer Always Does What People Say He...

Born Without Arms, NASCAR Auto Engineer Always Does What People Say He Can’t

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Richie Parker auto engineer - ESPN videoNASCAR’s top racing company, Hendrick Motorsports, gave engineer Richie Parker a shot with a 10-week internship, mostly because of his can-do attitude. Born without arms, Parker was so good at his job that he was hired and has been an integral part of the NASCAR team for more than eight years.

“It’s very demanding,” said Parker of his job at the team’s North Carolina race shop. But he wouldn’t want it any other way.

His whole life has been about finding solutions to demanding problems.

(READ the story in Autoweek)

Photo credit: ESPN video screenshot – Thanks to Gordon Gray for sending the link!

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