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Intelligent Failure in NASCAR

  • 55 min
  • Includes Kit
  • Available Globally
  • Free 48hr Hold

Does your team need to practice “intelligent failure”?

Led by NASCAR Pit Crew Chief Andy Papathanassiou, this experience helps teams understand the concept of permitting intelligent failure only when it’s ‘opportunity-driven’. During the experience, you will conduct two timed trial tire changes on a 29-piece toy car. You will use a NASCAR kit provided by Teamraderie. Your team will learn the concept of finding bottlenecks to performance – and investing (permitting failure) primarily where there’s meaningful opportunity to improve.

Don’t miss this opportunity to practice “intelligent failure”, leaving you with new insights, a feeling of camaraderie, and a revitalized team spirit.

Book this experience when you want to:

Collaborate Together
Put more minds to the task to find the best solution by finding ways to improve your collaboration and work as a team.
Develop Skills
Level up your team by developing crucial skills that create a solid foundation for optimal team performance.
Form a United Team
Creating a united team allows you to work together while supporting each other as you work to achieve your common goals.
Try Creative Problem Solving
When you hit a roadblock, what’s the first thing your team does? Creative problem-solving creates an alternate path.

Your kits include:

  • One (1) NASCAR vehicle
  • Three (3) miniature wrenches
  • One (1) miniature screw driver
  • Four (4) tires
  • Four (4) bolts
  • Four (4) screws
  • Twelve (12) extra pieces


Your Host

You will be assigned one of our creator hosts to lead your experience
Andy Papathanassiou
Andy Papathanassiou
Andy Papathanassiou became NASCAR’s first “pit crew coach,” and an original member of Jeff Gordon’s race team in 1992. His philosophy and views as an outsider ultimately shifted the paradigm of how pit crews train their members. Andy employed an athletic mindset which centered on practice and repetition, coaching and review, innovation and process improvement. Collectively, he calls this philosophy, Over the Wall. Andy holds a Bachelor’s in economics and Master’s degree in Sociology, from Stanford University, starting four years on the football team. This athletic career formed the foundation of his disruptive history in professional motorsports.

Optional add-ons to your kit

Note Card

High quality full-color custom message immediately visible when opening kit.

$50 + $1 per kit

Sticker on the Box

Large (3x5) full-color logo added to the top of each box.

$50 + $1 per kit


Customer Reviews

“…great for engineering teams or anyone who needs a kick in the b&#* for how you think about ‘collaboration’…”

Dieter
Chief Engineer at Fortune 10 tech company

July, 2024

“…very fun, really creative, and extremely well executed…”

Linda
Chief People Officer at Fortune 100 company

June, 2024

“…wow, really well-done; we needed ‘new’ and this experience delivered!…”

Rachel
Head of Culture & Engagement at SaaS company

June, 2024

“…strongly recommend this to any cross-functional engineering org…I had no idea NASCAR was such a parable for software development…”

Trent
Engineering Leader at Fortune 100 company

July, 2024


This experience is a part of these categories

Creativity Notable host Team Skills
From $1,500 + $40 per person Add shipping at checkout
HeadcountHeadcount is editable later
Your Experiences Includes:
  • Live virtual facilitation
  • Teamraderie guarantee
  • Live customer support
  • Post-experience resources
  • International shipping
New to Teamraderie Experiences?
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Intelligent Failure in NASCAR

  • 55 min
  • Includes Kit
  • Available Globally
  • Free 48hr Hold
From $1,500 + $40 per person Add shipping at checkout
HeadcountHeadcount is editable later
Your Experiences Includes:
  • Live virtual facilitation
  • Teamraderie guarantee
  • Live customer support
  • Post-experience resources
  • International shipping
New to Teamraderie Experiences?
See how it works

About the experience

Does your team need to practice “intelligent failure”?

Led by NASCAR Pit Crew Chief Andy Papathanassiou, this experience helps teams understand the concept of permitting intelligent failure only when it’s ‘opportunity-driven’. During the experience, you will conduct two timed trial tire changes on a 29-piece toy car. You will use a NASCAR kit provided by Teamraderie. Your team will learn the concept of finding bottlenecks to performance – and investing (permitting failure) primarily where there’s meaningful opportunity to improve.

Don’t miss this opportunity to practice “intelligent failure”, leaving you with new insights, a feeling of camaraderie, and a revitalized team spirit.

Book this experience when you want to:

Collaborate Together
Put more minds to the task to find the best solution by finding ways to improve your collaboration and work as a team.
Develop Skills
Level up your team by developing crucial skills that create a solid foundation for optimal team performance.
Form a United Team
Creating a united team allows you to work together while supporting each other as you work to achieve your common goals.
Try Creative Problem Solving
When you hit a roadblock, what’s the first thing your team does? Creative problem-solving creates an alternate path.

Your kits include:

  • One (1) NASCAR vehicle
  • Three (3) miniature wrenches
  • One (1) miniature screw driver
  • Four (4) tires
  • Four (4) bolts
  • Four (4) screws
  • Twelve (12) extra pieces


Your Host

You will be assigned one of our creator hosts to lead your experience
Andy Papathanassiou
Andy Papathanassiou
Andy Papathanassiou became NASCAR’s first “pit crew coach,” and an original member of Jeff Gordon’s race team in 1992. His philosophy and views as an outsider ultimately shifted the paradigm of how pit crews train their members. Andy employed an athletic mindset which centered on practice and repetition, coaching and review, innovation and process improvement. Collectively, he calls this philosophy, Over the Wall. Andy holds a Bachelor’s in economics and Master’s degree in Sociology, from Stanford University, starting four years on the football team. This athletic career formed the foundation of his disruptive history in professional motorsports.

Optional add-ons to your kit

Note Card

High quality full-color custom message immediately visible when opening kit.

$50 + $1 per kit

Sticker on the Box

Large (3x5) full-color logo added to the top of each box.

$50 + $1 per kit


Customer Reviews

“…great for engineering teams or anyone who needs a kick in the b&#* for how you think about ‘collaboration’…”

Dieter
Chief Engineer at Fortune 10 tech company

July, 2024

“…very fun, really creative, and extremely well executed…”

Linda
Chief People Officer at Fortune 100 company

June, 2024

“…wow, really well-done; we needed ‘new’ and this experience delivered!…”

Rachel
Head of Culture & Engagement at SaaS company

June, 2024

“…strongly recommend this to any cross-functional engineering org…I had no idea NASCAR was such a parable for software development…”

Trent
Engineering Leader at Fortune 100 company

July, 2024


This experience is a part of these categories

Creativity Notable host Team Skills