Name: Valerie Smay
Team: FAZZT Race Team
Position: Office Manager/Logistics
Weekday duties: Accounts Payable/Receivable, travel, assistant to CEO Rob Edwards.
Race weekend duties: Making sure from home that all goes smoothly.
Total years in racing: 15
Years with current team: One on October 22nd!
Previous teams you’ve worked with: PacWest Racing, Walker Racing
How you got started in racing: Through a friend of a friend.
Favorite part of job: The people, and the new challenges that arise every day!
Most difficult part of job: Also can be the people and the challenges!
Career highlight in racing: The first win in Nazareth with Scott Dixon. We met the team at midnight at the hangar and had balloons, signs, and coolers of beer and champagne. They were so very excited!
Favorite way to spend an off-weekend: Spending time with family and friends, and relaxing!