KVRT: DJ McMahon, #59 Crew Chief

Uncategorized — By on September 6, 2011 11:35 am

Name: Darrin Jackson (DJ) McMahon

Team: KV Racing Technology – Lotus

Position: Crew Chief, #59 car

Total years in racing: 17

Years with current team: 5

Previous teams you’ve worked with: Players Forsythe (Champ Car), Don Prudhomme Snake Racing (drag racing).

Weekday duties: Overseeing the car preparations for the next race.

Race weekend duties: Running the setups of the car and changing the outside front tire.

How you got started in racing: My dad raised me in racing.

Favorite part of job: Working with good people.

Most difficult part of job: Trying to stay ahead of what may happen.

Career highlight in racing: Winning the last Champ Car race at Long Beach in 2008.

Favorite way to spend an off-weekend: Camping with my family.