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Bridge the gap between academia and industry to kick start young bright minds' careers. We are dedicated to furthering the hands-on experiences of our students.

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Vintage racing at its finest! Learn about the current project car and the events the students are running.

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They’re Social

When the team isn't busy studying for exams or doing schoolwork, energy is put into forming a real racing team. Follow their progress on Facebook.

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A Bright Mind Development Program

The Genius Garage is a unique program to help bright young minds grow and have a head start in the real world.

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We are always open to donations for the Genius Garage Program. Being a 501(c)(3) public educational charity, outside funding for the program is crucial to our success. Please consider contributing monetary donations to help keep the Genius Garage program continuing to provide future students with the same opportunities as these brilliant young individuals are currently experiencing. Find out how to donate today!

Genius Garage is a 501(c)3 public educational charity; donations are tax-deductible.

Genius News

Great times with Genius Garage students at Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin! #f40 #ferrari #party #firebird #pontiac #original #concours #roadamerica #elkhartlake #f40lm #ferrari #thehamster #genius #geniusgarage #motorcycle #triumph #thruxton @ Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin ... See MoreSee Less

2 hours ago  ·  

Nasty storm #2. Woof! #storms #storm #racing #corvette #roadamerica @roadamerica #geniusgarage @ Road America ... See MoreSee Less

13 hours ago  ·  

Come hang with us at @roadamerica this weekend!!! We are on the north side of the paddock, first left after tunnel into the track! #roadamerica #thehawk #canam #hamster #tyrell #f1kart #corvette #racecar #geniusgarage #racecars #roadracing @ Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago  ·  

Is this the most fun engineering project with Genius Garage students ever? Founder Casey Putsch tells the entertaining story. Thanks to Ed Bolian and VINwiki for this opportunity.

https://youtu.be/FPQ4zgkWgIUCasey's Top 5 Car Stories: A free Ferrari & a fighter jet - https://youtu.be/9r41dynBhGg I built my own Batmobile - https://youtu.be/rXvWK8NnE1o My Viper got...
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1 week ago  ·  

Test flying the World's only full size Pterosaur, 38 foot https://t.co/lubvVSTGm2 via @YouTube

Pure genius: Check out 13-year-old's F1-inspired 6-wheel go-kart | Autoweek https://t.co/ZczHCoHmkA via @AutoweekUSA

Today the Genius Garage’s Hamster is famous! 😀


Ever wonder what would happen if you got a lesson flying an F-16 FIGHTER JET? This... This would happen.... My hat is off to the Air Force Thunderbirds and the men and women of the United States Air Force. https://t.co/duLZNrrM43

Please share! My episode of The Drive with Michael Spinelli about Genius Garage is now LIVE!


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