Volunteer Spotlight: Mike Mason


Meet Mike Mason

Mike Mason has been a dedicated volunteer since the day World of Speed opened its doors. With a background in building race cars and having followed circuits of racing such as Nascar, NHRA and IRL for decades, he brings extensive knowledge and experience to the volunteer team. When Mike isn’t at the museum guiding tours and engaging visitors, he can be found cheering on and supporting his favorite drivers at Woodburn Dragstrip or camping with his family at one of his favorite spots on the Oregon Coast. We sat down with Mike to learn a little bit more about his love of racing and why he volunteers at World of Speed:

Q: How would you describe your role as a volunteer at World of Speed?
A: As a spokesperson for World of Speed.

Q: When and how did you become a motorsports enthusiast?
 I started going to races when I was young.

Q: What kind of influence has that had on your life?
A:  I learned to work on cars and racing is a big part of my life.

Q: What’s your favorite part about volunteering at World of Speed?
A:  Interacting with visitors.

Whether you have 4 hours a month or 4 hours a week, World of Speed wants volunteers like you! Apply today at online