Volunteer Spotlight: Michael Bachand

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October Volunteer Spotlight – Michael Bachand

Position(s): Simulator Operator

Volunteering since: March 2017

Q: When and how did you become a motorsports enthusiast?

A: At age 12 hawking popcorn and peanuts in the bleachers at a local stock car track.

Q: What kind of influence has that had on your life?

A: Pointed my attention to the hobby of hot rod street cars.

Q: What makes volunteering at World of Speed meaningful to you?

A: The pleasure of helping patrons have a good time.

Q: What is the most memorable experience of your time volunteering?

A: Listening to guest speakers.

Q: What do you wish other people knew about World of Speed?

A: The historical information that is available at the museum.

Q: If you could choose any vehicle to be displayed in the museum, what would it be?

A: George Barris’ 1951 Hirohata Mercury

Q: What is your dream car?

A: Lamborghini Miura