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John Leverett is new Director of Motorsports Vehicle Technology
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Racing professional, John Leverett, to serve as new
Director of Motorsports Vehicle Technology Program

Lanier Technical College is pleased to announce the hiring of John Leverett as the new Director of the Motorsports Vehicle Technology Program at its new, state-of-the-art Hall Campus facilities. Mr. Leverett comes to Lanier Tech with over three decades of automotive and motorsports experience, the last 24 years as the Chief Engineer for Panoz Cars. His cars have won the 24 Hours of LeMans, 12 Hours of Sebring, and most recently, a Manufacturers Championship in the 2018 Pirelli World Challenge Series.

Photo of John Leverett with one the Panoz race cars.

John is a graduate of Southern Polytechnic State University at Kennesaw State University (formerly Southern Tech) where he was also the founder of the institution’s Formula SAE Program. Leverett is an avid collector, restorer, and racer whose skills, experience, and education will augment Lanier Tech’s unique and innovative Motorsports Vehicle Technology program. 

Photo of Motorsports Vehicle Technology students changing tire on 
Formula One race car in the new Hall Campus MVT shop.

Lanier Technical College has a 100 percent job placement rate five out six years in a row with 100 percent in-field placement in 2018. The College offers over 50 programs of study in some of the nation’s fastest-growing career fields including healthcare, energy, business and industry, and public or private service. Lanier Technical College is a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia.

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