Cass Whitehead
Lead Instructor

Cass got started in SCCA club racing while earning an engineering degree from Georgia Tech and was named Rookie National Driver of the Year in his first year of national competition. Over the past 20 years, Cass has competed in IMSA, Rolex Grand Am, and the American Le Mans series winning many awards, races, and championships. In the early 90s, Cass won the IMSA International Sedan Touring Car Championship for Nissan, and he then went on to drive the Nissan 300ZX Turbo in the IMSA Supercar series. Along the way he won an unprecedented 3 EXXON drivers awards leading to the EXXON Drivers Cup award. Over the years, Cass has raced and won in almost all types of road racing cars ranging from single-seaters to current prototypes. Recently, Cass finished third in the 2001 24 Hours of Daytona driving a Lola/Nissan Prototype II car. Racing a Porsche GT3RS to three podium finishes marked an impressive year for Cass in 2002. These accomplishments proved instrumental in helping Porsche capture the Rolex Grand Am GT class Manufacturers Championship. Cass has been instructing almost as long as he's been racing and brings a unique perspective to our participants, born from his mechanical and technical background combined with passion and enthusiasm for racing.