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Kevin Thackston: General Manager

Kevin joined the National Speed team with over 10 years of experience of not only building a wide variety of high-performance cars but also tuning them! This combination of mechanical and tuning experience gives Kevin a unique perspective to confidently handle whatever project is in front of him. From installing a supercharger on a Shelby […]

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Jason Hadaway: General Manager

    Jason joins National Speed as the General Manager for Richmond, Virginia after completing a 10 year career with Marine Special Operations Command (MARSOC) as a Marine Raider. Throughout Jason’s 10 year career in MARSOC he held various dynamic roles while deployed to several places in Northern Africa and the Middle East. While serving […]

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Louis Sharpe: Project Manager

Louis is a Richmond local, who caught the speed bug quite a long time ago, and started off racing Karts in WKA & VDKA. Over the years, this racing bug developed into a full-blown passion for making cars perform better. While Louis worked during the day as a seasoned master technician for Ford, Toyota and […]

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Vlad Yevtushenko: Performance Calibrator

No matter the quality of hardware that goes into a high-performance build, it’s nothing without a proper calibration, and that’s where Vlad comes into play at National Speed. Vlad joined the National Speed team armed with work experience with Texas big-power speed shops, certifications from EFI University, a Bachelors in Automotive Engineering Technology from Ferris […]

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Mike Johnson: Build Designer

Mike is a Project Manager in our Wilmington, NC shop equipped with a full career of relationship management and speed shop experience!  Mike is a Jacksonville, FL native who jumped head first into cars at a young age (with 40+ performance vehicles owned over the years to show it), and while he has a particular […]

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Jack MacLeod: Project Manager

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