Transporter provides integral support to championship run
But if you’re looking to join the ranks of NASCAR haulers it will take someone with a broad knowledge base who is willing to learn new things almost daily.
“You have to know a little bit about a lot of stuff,” he said. “It’s not just about driving the truck. The drivers joke that we’re like the Team Mom. We make sure everyone has everything they need. You put in a lot of work that doesn’t really have anything to do with actually driving.”
Aside from the eagerness for on the job training, Collins said taking care of the obvious things are critical.
“Make sure you have a clean and good driving record,” he said. “That’s one of the most important things.”
And if you’re looking to get your foot in the door with a race team, Collins said be prepared to follow the same career path he did.
“A lot of it is knowing someone already in the business,” he said, “but be prepared to work your way up, and you’ll have to work hard to get there.”