Christopher Harris African American Racers Association

Christopher Harris
Co-Founder

Christopher has over 20 years of experience in volunteering and creating grassroots programs in underprivileged communities. Chris has created grassroots organizations all across the united states.  In addition, he's been an executive in the motorsports space for almost a decade. He is formally the General Manager of Palm Beach International Raceway, the creator of the world’s first professional roll racing sanctioning body (International Roll Racing Assoc.), and a consultant for numerous racers and race organizations in motorsports. The A.A.R.A. combines two of his passions, Motorsports, and grassroots social work..

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Sinclair Gordon
Co-Founder

Sinclair Gordon has over 15 years of experience in the automotive industry. He initially began his career as a technician for a local Honda dealership. After several years of bloody knuckles and lungs full of brake cleaner, Sinclair’s passion for the automotive industry got the attention of Yamaha Latin American. At Yamaha, Sinclair spearheaded the launch of Yamaha products in the Latin American and Caribbean markets. Following his years at Yamaha, Sinclair joined Stanley tools’ Global Emerging Markets division that focused on automotive tools. Even though Sinclair worked in the automotive industry, this did not satisfy his hunger for motorsports. Ever since Sinclair could legally drive, he has participated in motorsports ranging from autocross to roll racing. At these motorsports events, Sinclair noticed injustices due to prejudice, which led to the desire to create the A.A.R.A.

Sara has 10 years of experience in media services. Her career began when she started working for her hometown newspaper, The Press-Enterprise, while she worked towards her BA in Political Science at The University of California, Riverside. Upon graduation, Sara interned in London for Women’s Health & Fitness magazine before working as a media relations manager for the National Hot Rod Association. Among her responsibilities, Sara handled on-site operation of the media center and organized and managed press conferences and driver tours. After two years, Sara became Public Relations Director for a championship drag racing team where she has been in charge of all aspects of the team’s public relations, social media, and publicity while collaborating closely with their marketing department. Sara works with established and up-and-coming athletes and organizations to help build their brands and further their professional reach.

Sara Slaughter
Public Relations