Claudio Burtin
Title: Owner / Driver
Place of Birth: Rosario, Argentina
Current Residence: Marietta, GA
Favorite Track: Sonoma Raceway
Daily Driver: Maserati GT Corsa

Claudio Burtin is owner and principal driver of Burtin Racing. Burtin Racing is based out of Alpharetta, Georgia and is one of the top road racing contenders in North America. The team has competed in a number of different road race formulas, most notably including a Porsche 997 GT3 in North American endurance racing events.

Claudio currently resides in Marietta, Georgia, nearby to the race shop headquarters. The team contends in the Trans Am Championship, fielding Chevrolet Corvette and Camaro TA class cars. As owner and principal of the race team that bears his name, Claudio’s role combines a myriad of tasks – from securing sponsorships to developing the graphics on the race car and engineering insights for performance and technical specifications.

Burtin has loved racing ever since he was a young boy. In fact, one of his favorite racing experiences was getting to enjoy some Argentinian wine with his childhood hero and five-time F1 racing champion, Juan Manuel Fangio. Another one of his favorite memories involves winning a Formula Ford race with both his father and uncle looking on; It was the proudest moment he had ever seen his father regarding one of his accomplishments.

Prior to devoting himself full time to motorsports, Claudio has been a tremendously successful and accomplished industrialist. In commerce and industry, he revolutionized the polyurethane industry with the development of LINE-X® protective coatings and later PAXCON® energy resistant coatings. Since applying these polyurethane technologies to the automotive industry, there are now more than seven million trucks worldwide benefitting from the installation of LINE-X®, which prevents rust formation and protects vehicles from all types of weather conditions for the life of the vehicle.

Claudio applies the same spirit of innovation and attention to detail to his race team.

When he isn’t busy with Burtin Racing, he enjoys fishing, hunting, tennis, golf and basketball.

Gary Selix

Gary Selix
Title: Crew Chief
Place of Birth: Detroit, MI
Current Residence: Alpharetta, GA
Favorite Track: Road America
Daily Driver: Cadillac Escalade

Gary Selix has the key position of Crew Chief and Team Manager for Burtin Racing. Hailing from Detroit, Michigan, this Motor City native carries critical responsibilities such as fabrication, setup, and he is an industry expert at gearbox development. Gary has not only worked in Trans Am, but also many other sectors of motorsport including IndyCar, NASCAR and IMSA.

The thing he enjoys most about motorsports has always been the intense competition. His favorite memory captures his passion for competition, racing against his father with his 7-year-old son standing in the pit lane. His favorite race track stems from a memory involving his father, as well. Road America is the first track Gary’s father brought him to in 1984, and it’s been his favorite track ever since.

Gary thinks Burtin Racing’s future is nothing but bright. He believes this first class team will continue to take pride in what they do and further develop as one of the best teams in the business and be one of the most competitive in Trans Am and North American sports car racing.

Terry St. Martin

Terry St. Martin
Title: Fabricator
Place of Birth: New Orleans, LA
Current Residence: Catersville, GA
Favorite Track: Road Atlanta
Daily Driver: Cadillac CTS-V

Hailing from New Orleans, Terry St. Martin is the mechanic and fabricator for the Burtin Racing team. This Big Easy native’s favorite race track is the iconic Road Atlanta facility located in the great state of Georgia near his current residence in Cartersville. When asked about his responsibilities for the team, he describes his duties as, “a little bit of everything.”

Terry has been working in the racing world since 1997. His favorite part of getting to work in the industry is traveling to all of the different race tracks around the country. He also loves the competitive aspect of the sport and likes that in this type of intense atmosphere, you always have to be on your toes because one never knows what will happen next with a race car.

When he isn’t working, Terry enjoys driving fast cars and drinking beer with the guys after a long day of working at the track.

Gary Selix Jr.

Gary Selix Jr.
Title: Mechanic
Place of Birth: Garden City, MI
Current Residence: Alpharetta, GA
Favorite Track: Road Atlanta
Daily Driver: Mustang

Gary Selix Jr. is a Burtin Racing crew member from Garden City, Michigan. His responsibilities on the team include taking care of the tire management, executing adjustments to the race car, and the critical job of pit set up. His experience in motorsport includes working the 24 hours of Daytona, as well as work with NASCAR, Trans Am, Trophy Trucks, and Drag Racing teams.

Working in motorsport isn’t just a job for Gary, however – it’s a big part of his family life, as well. One thing he enjoys most is having the opportunity to race with and learn from his father as this pastime has been handed down from Gary’s grandfather. After his grandfather passed away, Gary and his father ran the 24 hours of Daytona together. Before the race, they spread his ashes in the pit lane. This special and poignant moment is one of Gary’s most favorite memories, and one that he and his father will always cherish.

In his spare time Gary enjoys fishing, traveling, and attending concerts with friends.

Joe Hullett

Joe Hullett
Title: Data Analyst
Place of Birth: Sarasota, FL
Current Residence: Charlotte, NC
Favorite Track: Laguna Seca
Daily Driver: BMW

Joe Hullett is the newest member to the Burtin Racing team and brings expertise with electronic systems support and operations for the highly competitive Trans Am Championship events. His role focuses on data and video acquisition as an integral part of preparations at-track execution for Burtin Racing.

Back in 1991 Joe started his career path in the high performance world with MoTeC where he worked full-time for 12 years. He later started his own company, Digital Competition Systems, in 2003. The company services clients in SCCA Trans Am, IMSA, NASCAR, Lamborghini Super Trofeo and PCA.

When asked about his interests in the motorsport industry, Joe will tell you that he enjoys the competition and dedication that resonates from the paddock to on-track. Winning the PCA GS Championship his first year driving Porsches in POC is a standout moment for Joe’s personal achievements.

When Joe isn’t working with race cars he finds time for his passion for motorcycles and stand-up paddle boarding with his wife Elaine.