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Professional History of Gary W. Eaker
1976 Bachelor Mechanical Engineering, General Motors Institute
1977-1984 Project Engineer - General Motors Aerodynamics Laboratory (GMAL) - GM Technical Center
1981-1994 GMAL race car aerodynamicist
1984-1994 Senior Project Engineer, Advanced Aero Group - GMAL, GM Technical Center
1994 Recruited by Hendrick Motorsports
1994-2001 Aerodynamicist for Hendrick Motorsports
A2 was designed by Gary Eaker, the same designer of AeroDYN Wind Tunnel…testing home to the majority of NASCAR race teams. Mr. Eaker has over 30 years experience in wind tunnel design, operation and racing aerodynamics.
Gary Romberg: (Aerodynamic Consultant for the AeroDYN and A2 Wind Tunnels)
Mr. Romberg has over 50 years experience (1957-present) in wind tunnel design, operation, and aerodynamics.
-Bachelors of Science Degree in Aeronautical Engineering: 1957 FromSome of his work include, but are not limited to…
Flight Test Engineer: Boeing Aircraft
Aerodynamic Engineer: NASA Saturn 5 rocket program
Aero Engineer: DaimlerChrysler: Head of Racecar Aerodynamics: (NASCAR, Super Bird, etc...)
Chief Engineer of the DaimlerChrysler Aero-Acoustic Wind Tunnel in Auburn Hills, Michigan
David M. Salazar: General Manager
David started working at the wind tunnels in 2004 as an operator for AeroDyn's second shift. There he gained valuable experience working with top Engineers from NASCAR teams. He was named GM of A2WT in 2007.
-Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering at New Mexico State University: 2003