By David Exum, Special to

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – When Revolution Racing chief executive officer Max Siegel went looking for a competition director to head up his four-car stable in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East this season, he went looking for a proven professional: Andy Santerre.

Santerre, a four-time NASCAR East champion, will be the guiding light for the team’s four young drivers that are a part of the 2010 NASCAR Drive For Diversity program.

Mackena Bell (19-years-old), Ryan Gifford (20), Sergio Pena (16), and Darrell Wallace Jr. (16), are four of the 11 Drive For Diversity drivers that will be under Santerre’s tutelage this season. The four drivers were made it through the rigorous combine and testing process — which will be the subject of “Changing Lanes”,  an eight-part docu-series on BET Network that will air this summer.

“It’s going to be a challenge,” Santerre said.”This is a great step for these young kids to come into NASCAR and we give them a shot of a lifetime. They get to drive for our team, which is a top-notch team and have great equipment. This is not about them bringing thousands of dollars to a team. It’s about their talent. ” …Read the rest on

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