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NHRA Notebook Feature

Inspirational Racing-Themed Book Project Brian Marshall and Scott Garwood, founders of the high-performance coaching firm True Growth Partners, are launching a Kickstarter campaign to publish Top Fuel: Lessons from a Crew Chief. The book shares the inspiring, life-changing comeback of Jim Oberhofer, the crew chief of the Mac Tools Top Fuel dragster at Kalitta Motorsports. The 30-day campaign is seeking $47,000 to publish the book. […]
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DRAGLIST Feature

Kickstarter Book Campaign for Top Fuel’s Jim Oberhofer True Growth Partners Launches “Top Fuel” Kickstarter Project Chicago, Illinois–November 3, 2014–Brian Marshall and Scott Garwood, founders of the high-performance coaching firm True Growth Partners, are launching a Kickstarter campaign to publish “TOP FUEL: Lessons from a Crew Chief”. The book shares the inspiring, life-changing comeback of Jim Oberhofer, the crew chief of the MAC Tools Top […]
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The Driver Suit Blog Article

Requiems for Long Time Sponsors As you may have noticed, there was no Paint Scheme Grade article on Saturday. My computer was down for a few days and much of my weekend was spent either fixing it, or watching racing. I’ve got a decent amount of work ahead of me in terms of re-installing things and photographing things, so I will run the Paint Scheme Grades […]
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NBC Sports Feature

NHRA: New book a celebration of life, love and drag racing The overpowering smell from nitromethane that powers Top Fuel dragsters and Funny Cars in the National Hot Rod Association oftentimes brings fans to tears after getting a whiff of the stuff. Now there’s a new inspirational book that will also bring tears to the eyes of die-hard drag racing fans. Read Article
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ABC13 Action News Feature

Top Fuel For Life First-time author and Kalitta Motorsports Crew Chief Jim Oberhofer recently launched his new book “Top Fuel for Life: Life Lessons from a Crew Chief.” The book explains Oberhofer’s humorous style and personal struggle that guided him to a positive point in his life!. Read Article
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Advisor TV’s HR in the Fast Lane Feature

HR has a place in any business, even in drag racing. Jim Oberhofer from Kalitta Motorsports stepped into the studio with Nicole to talk about how he keeps his team motivated and together. After thirty years of working with Kalitta Motorsports, Jim has a true passion and love for his team.
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CompetitionPlus Feature

KALITTA MOTORSPORTS CREW CHIEF JIM OBERHOFER RELEASES BOOK Kalitta Motorsports and NHRA crew chief Jim Oberhofer (“Jim O.”) led his life like the dangerous, fast lanes on the drag strip. The track became the location where the Kalitta team shared raucous triumphs and the anguish of defeat. Off the track, he endured personal struggles such as the loss of his wife Tammy to stage 4 […]
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Detroit Free Press Feature

Jim Oberhofer – Race to the Victory Typical recruiting practices suggest a candidate’s experience is the most important hiring criteria. In contrast, see how drag racing executive Jim Oberhofer has built a winning team by recruiting those with the desire to learn and a passion for the job. Read Article
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