Paulie Harraka

BEGINNING AT THE AGE OF 7, HARRAKA HAS SHOWN WORLD-CLASS TALENT BEHIND THE WHEEL. CLIMBING THE LADDER FROM GO-KARTS, HARRAKA HAS SUCCESSFULLY REACHED NASCAR’S NATIONWIDE SERIES, SCORING OVER 170 WINS ALONG THE WAY. 

AFTER GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL, HARRAKA CHOSE NOT TO TAKE THE STANDARD PATH AND MAKE NASCAR RACING HIS FULL TIME COMMITMENT, INSTEAD MATRICULATING AT DUKE UNIVERSITY. “I WANTED TO BE THE MOST COMPLETE RACECAR DRIVER IN THE WORLD,” HE EXPLAINS. “SO I WENT TO DUKE UNIVERSITY TO STUDY ENGINEERING, LEADERSHIP, AND BUSINESS.” 

LEVERAGING HIS DUKE EDUCATION AND UNIQUE POSITION WITHIN THE NASCAR INDUSTRY, HARRAKA HAS FOCUSED ON TURNING INEFFICIENCIES INTO OPPORTUNITIES, AND LAUNCHED MULTIPLE INVESTOR-BACKED COMPANIES.