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Located in Race City, USA (Mooresville, N.C.), PIT Instruction & Training, LLC offers a wide variety of state licensed educational programs, custom designed lean corporate training programs and has proven to be the most unique wedding and event venue in the region.
Our six million dollar campus encompasses 5.5 acres and 32,000 square feet. A 98-seat theatre, meeting and classrooms, a six-stall pit road, a quarter-mile approach track, a full athletic training facility, and endless wedding and special event spaces are just some of the amenities we can offer you.
Call or visit our campus today to see how we can help you achieve your goals!
  • CORPORATE LEAN TRAINING  - Improve the way you do business through PIT's award-winning team building or lean and continuous improvement programs. Add PIT to your upcoming conference or participate in a fan experience.

  • PIT CREW TRAINING - Achieve your dream of a career in motorsports through Pit Crew U. Join the ranks of PCU alumni who consistently win not just races but championships. Enroll today in our state licensed pit crew training programs and put yourself on the fast track to racing!

  • PIT CREW OUTSOURCING - PIT can provide full pit crews to those teams needing race day staffing. Teams outsourced through PIT have also gone on to win not only races but championships while in 5 Off 5 On Race Team Performance. 

  • PIT WELD U - PIT’s state licensed welding courses are designed for the individual who wishes to achieve a career within the welding industry, where skilled welders and metal workers are in high-demand. 

  • WELDER QUALIFICATION TESTING - As an American Welding Society Accredited Testing Facility (ATF), PIT is a full-service testing center, offering welder qualification testing, CWI services and more.

  • WELDING WORKSHOPS - PIT’s welding workshops are perfect for the hobbyist or do-it-yourself individual looking to learn the basic skills associated with various welding techniques.  In addition to regularly scheduled sessions, workshops can also be customized for interactive team outings, and scheduled to fit your timeframe!

  • WEDDINGS & SPECIAL EVENTS - Our six million dollar facility is one of the most unique wedding and event venues in the Charlotte region. We offer 5.5 acres and 35,000 square feet of endless possibilities for your next event. From intimate gatherings to full-scale weddings and large corporate events, we help you make it unforgettable.

  • KEYNOTE SPEAKERS - We offer additional services including keynote presentations.






Tom DeLoach Jr


Tom DeLoach - Managing Member


Tom received his bachelor’s degree with honors in chemical engineering in 1969 from Georgia Tech and joined Mobil Oil Corporation at its Beaumont, Texas Refinery.

​Tom progressed through a number of various positions in manufacturing, planning and supply to become Manager Crude Oil Supply for U.S. Marketing and Refining in 1980. In 1981 he was the liaison with Mobil’s diversified businesses: Montgomery Ward, Container Corporation and W. F. Hall Printing Company. He was named Vice President U.S. Supply in 1984; and in 1986, he was appointed Vice President of Marketing. He was elected VP, Corporate Planning and Economics for Mobil Corporation in 1990. He was elected to the Mobil Oil Board of Directors and named VP, Worldwide Supply and Trading in 1991. In 1993, Tom was named Executive VP in charge of International Marketing and Refining and in 1994 was named Chief Financial Officer for Mobil Corporation.


In 1998, he became President of Global Midstream, which included global hydrocarbon supply and trading, marine operations, Middle East relationships and worldwide natural gas sales and marketing. From 1993 until his retirement, he was also the worldwide coordinator of Mobil’s Motorsports programs. He retired in 2000 from Mobil Corporation.


From 2000 to 2003, he was a partner, then consultant with Penske Racing’s NASCAR Winston Cup teams. He is vice chairman of the Ga. Tech Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Advisory Board, a Director for Liberty Property Trust, and is managing partner for PIT Instruction & Training, LLC.


Ben Cook - Director of Programming & PCU Recruiting
Direct Line - 704-230-4370

Adam Merrell - Director of PCU, Motorsports & Shop Operations 
Direct Line - 704-230-4373

Trent Schanen - Director of Event Logistics & Welding School Operations 
Direct Line - 704-230-4361

Elizabeth - Director of Administration
Direct Line - 704-799-3869

Bill Evans - Welding Instructor & Welder Qualification Testing Coordinator
Direct Line: 704-799-2880

Ricky Swing - Welding Instructor OSHA Authorized Trainer • Id# 18-0080115
Direct Line: (743) 444-9903

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