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