I arrived at Mech-Tech College
, and my instructors saw my potential, and Edwin Colón
gave me the opportunity to take my car to the racetrack", he
remembered of his
beginnings as a student from the institution which today is his
Iván Ortiz has been living in Florida for four years where he moved after graduating from Racing Mechanics at the Caguas main campus of Mech-Tech College (Mech-Tech Institue in Florida).
He started to teach mechanics at the Orlando campus and now he works full-time for the Mech-Tech racing team.
Maintaining a race car is a sacrifice.
"All possible maintenances must be timely performed; verify oils, combustion system, the turbo…each part has a specific purpose, and providing that maintenance is a delicate matter; this is why it is so important to get the proper training; the only program that I know that prepares you in all these areas is Mech-Tech's Technology in Racing Mechanics program", he expressed.
No matter how complicated it may result, Iván Ortiz has been able to direct his
steps towards success, without stopping to give thanks most of all to the spiritual strength that he
gains from the Creator.
social networks followers know that in an event the first thing that he
does is thank God for his
opportunities and his
also takes advantage of the opportunity to give advice to individuals who run illegally in the streets.
"Focus yourselves in studying and preparing for a career.
Come out of the streets and run in the race tracks.
Focus in your future and remember that everything is possible with God", he
At this moment, he
is waiting for some parts to arrive for his Honda
so that he
can run this weekend at the Orlando Speed World, an event that will mark the return of Mr. President of which, of course, he
hopes to become a winner and conquer, once again, another victory for the Mech-Tech Racing