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BGMA at 2018 HOPE Global Forums

Posted on Apr 04, 2018

<p><img src="/storage/app/media/Screen%20Shot%202018-04-04%20at%2012.31.31%20PM%20copy.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p><img src="/storage/app/media/Screen%20Shot%202018-04-04%20at%2012.33.47%20PM%20copy.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p>Representatives from Bryant Group Motorsports Academy (BGMA) were thrilled to be a part of the 2018 HOPE Global Forums, this past week, here in Atlanta Georgia. </p> <p>The annual meeting is host to over 3,000 delegates and a plethora of marquee speakers, presenters, and workshops to discuss financial inclusion and solutions to end poverty as we know it.</p> <p>We are beyond grateful to our founder John Hope Bryant and Operation HOPE for including us and the students of &quot;High Velocity Education&quot; in this year's agenda. </p> <p>Bryant led the presentation and introduced Bunche Middle School principal, Dr. Mario Wa...</p>
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BGMA Track Day at Road Atlanta

Posted on Apr 03, 2018

<p><img src="/storage/app/media/H54A6534.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p>In partnership with Chin Track Days and Road Atlanta, Bryant Group Motorsports Academy (BGMA) hosted its first track day and official launch party at Road Atlanta on March 25th, in advance of the 2018 HOPE Global Forums.</p> <p>Over 40 VIP guests and supporters came out to battle an unusually cold Atlanta morning that quickly became one of the hottest track and ride-along sessions in BGMA history!</p> <p>This action-packed Sunday saw a wide array of automotive and motorsport professionals, c-suite executives, leaders of local education, and students/volunteers from BGMA's in-school STEM program &quot;High Veloc...</p>
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BGMA at 24 Hours of Daytona

Posted on Feb 01, 2018

BGMA sticker placement on KohR Motorsports/Roush Mustang GT4 at 24 Hours of Daytona.
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Michelin USA Involves Itself In The Future Of Motorsports With BGMA

Posted in Announcements on Dec 03, 2017

<p><img src="http://bgmotorsports.org/storage/app/uploads/public/5a1/eff/bd6/5a1effbd6ef3c294472713.jpeg" alt="501B5483-A006-4A0A-B2CA-20C0D47E482D.jpeg" /> The Bryant Group Motorsports Academy team eas thrilled to receive the actice support from and through the Michelin USA executive and on the ground team at the recent Petit LeMans 12 Hour Races at Road Atlanta.</p> <p><img src="http://bgmotorsports.org/storage/app/uploads/public/5a1/f00/795/5a1f007954e3c517787194.jpeg" alt="DA5AF90A-2AF1-424D-A249-662ABA09EAAB.jpeg" /></p> <p>The young people who attended were from Atlanta Public Schools, where BGMA is now actively involved in an on the ground. Our BGMA program is designed to promote careers of the future and diversity in motorsports, and to create both a new geenration of enthusiasts, as well as a new generation of builders.</p> <p>John Hope Bryant for Bryant Group Motorsports Academy</p>
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Atlanta Public Schools Added to BGMA Track Cars

Posted in Announcements on Nov 22, 2017

<p>Thhanks to my good friends at David Designs here in Atlanta, the cool logos for our education partner, Atlanta Public Schools, was loaded onto the new BGMA Track Cars donated by the Ford Motor Company and Ford Performance. </p> <p><img src="http://bgmotorsports.org/storage/app/uploads/public/5a1/5bd/d0a/5a15bdd0ab1d4119319454.jpg" alt="IMG_0648.jpg" /></p> <p>We are proud of our association with Atlanta Public Schools, and our first pilot school site, Bunch Middle School in particular. The best is yet to come. We are already engaged with in-school programming. Watch for updates here.</p> <p><img src="http://bgmotorsports.org/storage/app/uploads/public/5a1/5c0/f3c/5a15c0f3c69b6423266737.jpg" alt="IMG_0651.jpg" /></p> <p><img src="http://bgmotorsports.org/storage/app/uploads/public/5a1/5c1/2f0/5a15c12f0d9e8040245201.jpg" alt="IMG_0649.jpg" /></p>
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Ford Motor Company, Ford Performance Donates Two Test Cars to Bryant Group Motorsports Academy

Posted in Announcements on Nov 17, 2017

<p><img src="http://bgmotorsports.org/storage/app/uploads/public/5a0/f18/667/5a0f18667fa13298275106.jpg" alt="IMG_0360.JPG" /></p> <p>A very special thank you to The Ford Motor Company, Ford Performance, and most of all Henry Ford III, who recently committed to donate two Ford Shelby GT350 series track test cars to Bryant Group Motorsports Academy.</p> <p><img src="http://bgmotorsports.org/storage/app/uploads/public/5a0/f23/17b/5a0f2317bd816251439644.jpg" alt="IMG_0369.JPG" /></p> <p>These cars will be used as both demonistration vehichles and track test vehicles for BGMA supporters, partners, affiliates and students. The BGMA program is now active in the Atlanta Public Schools with its program.</p> <p>Cars will be stored at Road Atlanta, thanks to the generousity of the leadership and leaders at Road Atlanta.</p> <p>More exciting news to come.</p> <p>John Hope Bryant</p>
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BGMA Announces New Director - Tommy Ward

Posted in Announcements on Nov 17, 2017

BGMA announces Tommy Ward as new director
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Bryant Group Motorsports Academy Launches in Atlanta Public Schools

Posted in Announcements on Nov 17, 2017

BGMA launches motorsports program in Atlanta Public Schools.
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The Ford Fund Renews Commitment to Bryant Group Motorsports Academy

Posted in Announcements on Nov 17, 2017

The Ford Fund makes a commitment to the Bryant Group Motorsports Academy.
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BGMA Development Team Meet to Craft 2017 Curriculum

Posted in Announcements on Jul 20, 2017

<p><img src="http://bgmotorsports.org/storage/app/uploads/public/596/f7c/ca8/596f7cca8c5f4132403548.jpg" alt="IMG_0359.JPG" /></p> <p>A very special thank you to the BGMA Development Team that volunteered their time to help us create a one of a kind curriculum for the new BG Motorsports Academy that will unveil at Atlanta Public Schools September 4th, 2017, under the leadership of APS Superintendent Meria Carstarphen.</p> <p>A special thank you to those that came and gave freely of their time this week -- more than 6 hours of committed brainstorming time to be exact -- including:</p> <ul> <li>Dr. Anita Ward, Operation HOPE</li> <li>Scott Bartlett, BG Motorsports Academy</li> <li>Mark Hicks, Chin Track Days</li> <li>Maria Hicks, Chin Track Days</li> <li>Jeff Beal, Atlanta Motors...</li></ul>
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