Celebrity Appearances

SEMA News—November 2012

Celebrity Appearances

Stars and Industry Icons at the 2012 SEMA Show

 

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Emmy-nominated comedian and self-professed “car guy” Christopher Titus headlines the annual SEMA Awards Banquet, Thursday, November 1, at the Las Vegas Hotel (formerly the Las Vegas Hilton). Tickets are required and are available for purchase in conjunction with SEMA Show badge registration.

   
The following personalities are scheduled to appear at this year’s SEMA Show. (Partial listings current as of August 31, 2012.)

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Chip Foose, Automotive designer, host of “Overhaulin’”; Tuesday, October 30, 7:30 a.m.–8:45 a.m., New Products Breakfast (keynote speaker), LVH, Ballrooms A–G (tickets required)

Dar Holdsworth, Owner of Darwin Motorcycles, Desert Storm veteran, Founder of Re-Cycle for Our Troops; Tuesday, October 30, 9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m., Ingersoll Rand, Booth #10149

Troy Landry, Star of History Channel’s “Swamp People;” Tuesday, October 30, 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., VWerks, Booth #24701

Von Hot Rod, Pinstriper and “Master of the Fine Line;” Tuesday, October 30, 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Hedman Performance Group, Booth #22543

’55 Ford Thunderbird, 2012 Don Ridler Memorial Award winner, considered to be “hot-rodding’s top prize;” Tuesday, October 30, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., BASF–The Chemical Co., Booth #21455

Michael Henry, a.k.a. “Horny Mike,” History Channel’s “Counting Cars;” Tuesday, October 30, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Badger Air-Brush Co., Booth #24113

Samantha Olmsted, 2012 Miss Swimsuit USA International, 2010 Miss Hooters MN; Tuesday, October 30, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Total Automotive, Booth #11069

Donny McCall, Seen on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” inventor of Invis-A-Rack; Tuesday, October 30, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Dee Zee Inc., Booth #31037

Jeff Burton’s No. 31 Chevrolet sponsored by EnerSys, Driven at Pocono Raceway and Martinsville Speedway; Tuesday, October 30, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., ODYSSEY Battery by EnerSys, Booth #24967

Odyssey Battery Electric Bigfoot, Bigfoot Monster Truck team vehicle; Tuesday, October 30, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Odyssey Battery by EnerSys, Booth #24967

Robert Yates, Robert Yates Racing Engines; Tuesday, October 30, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., NASCAR, Booth #22299

Service Central/Big O Tires Racing Nitro Funny Car, Johnny Gray’s #31 Funny Car; Tuesday, October 30, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Big O Tires, Booth #42263

The Revolver pickup, as seen on “Hot Rod TV”; Tuesday, October 30, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., MagnaFlow Exhaust Products, Booth #23543

Brian Fuller’s “The Chief Ambassador” Bike, ’33 Indian Frame, ’40–’46 Indian Chief sheetmetal, ’69 Moto Guzzi Ambassador drivetrain; Tuesday, October 30, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Lincoln Electric Co., Booth #23525

 

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Chip Foose of “Overhaulin’” fame will be the keynote speaker at the New Products Breakfast, Tuesday, October 30, from 7:30 a.m.–8:45 a.m., at the Las Vegas Hotel. (Tickets required.)

   
Chip Foose’s ’56 Ford F-100 truck
, As seen on “Overhaulin’;” Tuesday, October 30, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Lincoln Electric Co., Booth #23525

NHRA NAPA Funny Car, NHRA Dodge Funny Car driven by Ron Capps; Tuesday, October 30, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Advertising Edge Inc., Booth #12021

Rich Evans, Hot-rod designer, builder, painter and TV personality as seen on “Car Warriors;” Tuesday, October 30, 9:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m., Solution Finish Trim Restorer, Booth #13043

Charley Hutton, Hutton’s Color Studio, Custom painter and Ridler Award winner; Tuesday, October 30, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., PPG Industries Inc., Booth #24501

Danny Burrow, Driver of the Bonneville record-holder Blowfish; Tuesday, October 30, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., Derale Performance, Booth #22337

Ray Evernham, Former NASCAR team owner, Jeff Gordon crew chief, ESPN NASCAR contributor; Tuesday, October 30, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., Ingersoll Rand, Booth #10149

Travis Coyne, Pro 4 Off-Road racer in LOORRS and SCORE desert series; Tuesday, October 30, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., Pro Comp/Smittybilt/Rubicon Express/G2 Axle & Gear, Booth #34045

Joe Sylvester, Driver of the “Bad Habit” monster truck and current world distance-jump record holder of 208 ft.; Tuesday, October 30, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Lincoln Electric Co., Booth #23525

Nick Baumgartner, X-Games gold medalist, PRO Light Truck racer; Tuesday, October 30, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Warn Industries Inc., Booth #31027

The Red Jacket Firearms cast, Discovery Channel’s “Sons of Guns;” Tuesday, October 30, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Superlift Suspension Systems, Booth #30171

Tony Pellegrino, Top Ultra-4 racer; Tuesday, October 30, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Genright Offroad LLC, Booth #38089

Dario Franchitti, Three-time Indy 500 winner; Tuesday, October 30, 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., BorgWarner Turbo Systems, Booth #21635

Lance Coury, Freestyle Motocross; Tuesday, October 30, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Moto-Gate, Booth #38119

Kenny Youngblood, Motorsports graphic designer and pioneer; Tuesday, October 30, 10:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m., B&M Racing & Performance/Flowmaster/Hurst, Booth #22343

Bill Patterson, Motionsports artist; Tuesday, October 30, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Continental Tire the Americas LLC, Booth #43169

Erica Nagashima, Formula Drift model; Tuesday, October 30, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Hankook Tire America Corp., Silver Lot, Hankook Mobile rig

Megan Belet, Formula Drift model; Tuesday, October 30, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Hankook Tire America Corp., Silver Lot, Hankook Mobile rig

Nub, As seen on “American Chopper” series, Nub Grafix; Tuesday, October 30, 10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m., FBS Distribution Co. Inc., Booth #11177

Lou Santiago, Co-host of “Car Fix TV”; Tuesday, October 30, 10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m., Classic Industries/OER, Booth #23975

 

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Powerblock TV and “Overhaulin’” icon Courtney Hansen will lend her star power to several exhibitor booths throughout the Show.

   
Courtney Hansen, TV personality, automotive expert; Tuesday, October 30, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., KICKER, Booth #11339

Dennis Anderson, Driver and originator of Monster Truck; Tuesday, October 30, 10:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m., MagnaFlow Exhaust Products, Booth #23543

Chip Foose, As seen on “Overhaulin’;” Tuesday, October 30, 11:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m., WD-40 Co., Grand Lobby at the WD-40/SEMA Cares Foose ’53 F-100

Troy Trepanier, Automotive designer and builder; Tuesday, October 30, 11:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m., Eaton Performance Products, Booth #23043

DJ Copp, 15-year “Over the Wall” veteran, ESPN NASCAR analyst; Tuesday, October 30, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Ingersoll Rand, Booth #10149

Graham Rahal and his #38 Indy Car, Youngest race winner in IndyCar history; Tuesday, October 30, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., R.O. Writer Shop Management Software, Booth #10112

Johnny Gray, Driver of the #31 Service Central/Big O Tires Racing Nitro Funny Car; Tuesday, October 30, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Big O Tires, Booth #42263

Ron Covell, Master metal shaper, winner of America’s Most Beautiful Roadster award; Tuesday, October 30, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Trick-Tools.com, Booth #20019

Cruz Pedregon, NHRA Funny Car driver; Tuesday, October 30, 11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m., SNAP-ON Equipment, Booth #41097

Michael Essa, Formula Drift pro driver, professional stunt driver; Tuesday, October 30, 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., CSF Cooling-Racing & High Performance Division, Booth #21533

Andrew Caddell, Off-road racer-Pro Light 2011 champion; Tuesday, October 30, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Traxxas, Booth #21313

 

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Cole Whitt, NASCAR Nationwide Series driver of the No. 88 Chevrolet, makes several visits to the Ingersoll Rand booth #10149.

   
Chad George, Pro Lite Off-Road racer LOORRS (Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series); Tuesday, October 30, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Traxxas, Booth #21313

Rob MacCachren, Off-road racer-Pro 2/Desert champion; Tuesday, October 30, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Traxxas, Booth #21313

William “The Refrigerator” Perry, Football sensation of the 1985 Super Bowl champions Chicago Bears; Tuesday, October 30, 12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m., Big Ass Fans, Booth #10160

Troy Trepanier, Known for Rad Rides by Troy, Blowfish, car builder, automotive visionary; Tuesday, October 30, 12:30 p.m.–1:00 p.m., Derale Performance, Booth #22337

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Tom “The Mongoose” McEwen and Don “The Snake” Prudhomme, NHRA racing legends; Wednesday, October 31, 7:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m., NHRA, NHRA Breakfast, Las Vegas Hotel (formerly Las Vegas Hilton), Ballrooms A&B; free ticket required, obtain in conjunction with badge registration

’55 Ford Thunderbird, 2012 Don Ridler Memorial Award winner, considered to be “hot-rodding’s top prize;” Wednesday, October 31, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., BASF–The Chemical Co., Booth #21455

Brian Fuller’s “The Chief Ambassador” Bike, ’33 Indian Frame, ’40–’46 Indian Chief sheetmetal, ’69 Moto Guzzi Ambassador drivetrain; Wednesday, October 31, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Lincoln Electric Co., Booth #23525

Chip Foose’s ’56 Ford F-100 truck, As seen on “Overhaulin’;” Wednesday, October 31, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Lincoln Electric Co., Booth #23525

Donny McCall, Seen on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” inventor of Invis-A-Rack; Wednesday, October 31, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Dee Zee Inc., Booth #31037

Jeff Burton’s No. 31 Chevrolet sponsored by EnerSys, Driven at Pocono Raceway and Martinsville Speedway; Wednesday, October 31, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., ODYSSEY Battery by EnerSys, Booth #24967

Lisa Kelly, Former “Ice Road Trucker,” celebrity spokesperson; Wednesday, October 31, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Lightforce Performance Lighting, Booth #36097

 

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Several booths will welcome Dan Woods, host of “Chop Cut Rebuild” as he makes his Show rounds.

   
Michael Henry, a.k.a. “Horny Mike,” History Channel’s “Counting Cars;” Wednesday, October 31, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Badger Air-Brush Co., Booth #24113

NHRA NAPA Funny Car, NHRA Dodge Funny Car driven by Ron Capps; Wednesday, October 31, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Advertising Edge Inc., Booth #12021

Odyssey Battery Electric Bigfoot, Bigfoot Monster Truck team vehicle; Wednesday, October 31, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Odyssey Battery by EnerSys, Booth #24967

Robert Yates, Robert Yates Racing Engines; Wednesday, October 31, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., NASCAR, Booth #22299

Samantha Olmsted, 2012 Miss Swimsuit USA International, 2010 Miss Hooters MN; Wednesday, October 31, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Total Automotive, Booth #11069

Service Central/Big O Tires Racing Nitro Funny Car, Johnny Gray’s #31 Funny Car; Wednesday, October 31, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Big O Tires, Booth #42263

The Revolver pickup, As seen on “Hot Rod TV”; Wednesday, October 31, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., MagnaFlow Exhaust Products, Booth #23543

Dennis Gage, Host of “My Classic Car” on SPEED Channel; Wednesday, October 31, 9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m., RaceDeck, Booth #21501

Rich Evans, Hot-rod designer, builder and painter, TV personality as seen on “Car Warriors;” Wednesday, October 31, 9:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m., Solution Finish Trim Restorer, Booth #13043

 

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Award-winning builder Bobby Alloway visits the PPG Industries booth #24501, Tuesday, October 31, through Thursday, November 2.

   
Bobby Alloway, Award-winning builder; Wednesday, October 31, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., PPG Industries Inc., Booth #24501

Chip Foose, As seen on “Overhaulin’;” Wednesday, October 31, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., WD-40 Co., Booth #12217

Cole Whitt, NASCAR Nationwide Series driver of the No. 88 Chevrolet; Wednesday, October 31, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., Ingersoll Rand, Booth #10149

Danny Burrow, Driver of the Bonneville record-holder Blowfish; Wednesday, October 31, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., Derale Performance, Booth #22337

Jonathan Elkins, #32 Lucas Oil Racing Series Pro Lite driver; Wednesday, October 31, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., ProRYDE Suspension Systems, Booth #33109

Mike and Jim Ring—The Ring Brothers, Automotive builders known for muscle cars, “off-the-hook” creativity and precision; Wednesday, October 31, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., BASF–The Chemical Co., Booth #21455

Ray Evernham, Former Sprint Cup owner, crew chief, ESPN analyst; Wednesday, October 31, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes, Booth #10831

Rhys Millen, Stunt driver, Pikes Peak Hill Climb champion, Formula Drift champion; Wednesday, October 31, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., HRE Wheels, Booth #22359

Andy Stapp, Airbrush artist from Spike TV and SPEED Channel shows; Wednesday, October 31, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Speed Dawg Shift Knobs, Booth #20176

Jessi Combs, TV personality, fabricator; Wednesday, October 31, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Lincoln Electric Co., Booth #23525

 

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Three-time Indy 500 winner Dario Franchitti pays a visit to the BorgWarner Turbo Systems booth #21635, Tuesday, October 30, from 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

   
Nick Baumgartner, X-Games gold medalist, PRO Light Truck racer; Wednesday, October 31, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Warn Industries Inc., Booth #31027

Rick Dale, As seen on History Channel’s “American Restoration” TV show; Wednesday, October 31, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Evapo-Rust/Harris International Labs, Booth #24788

The Red Jacket Firearms cast, Discovery Channel’s “Sons of Guns;” Wednesday, October 31, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Superlift Suspension Systems, Booth #30171

TJ Lavin, TV personality, X-Games gold medalist, celebrity DJ; Wednesday, October 31, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., KICKER, Booth #11339

Lance Coury, Freestyle Motocross; Wednesday, October 31, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Moto-Gate, Booth #38119

Matt Hughes, Hall of Fame and nine-time MMA champion; Wednesday, October 31, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., BMF Wheels, Booth #30205

Kenny Youngblood, Motorsports graphic designer and pioneer; Wednesday, October 31, 10:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m., B&M Racing & Performance/Flowmaster/Hurst, Booth #22343

Bill Patterson, Motionsports artist; Wednesday, October 31, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Continental Tire the Americas LLC, Booth #43169

Erica Nagashima, Formula Drift model; Wednesday, October 31, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Hankook Tire America Corp., Silver Lot, Hankook Mobile rig

Megan Belet, Formula Drift model; Wednesday, October 31, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Hankook Tire America Corp., Silver Lot, Hankook Mobile rig

 

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Monster Truck driver and originator Dennis Anderson appears in multiple venues to celebrate 30 years with his famous Grave Digger truck.

   
Nub, As seen on “American Chopper” series, Nub Grafix; Wednesday, October 31, 10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m., FBS Distribution Co. Inc., Booth #11177

Mario Andretti, Racing legend with 111 wins, including F1 world championship; Wednesday, October 31, 10:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m., MagnaFlow Exhaust Products, Booth #23543

Troy Trepanier, Automotive designer and builder; Wednesday, October 31, 11:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m., Eaton Performance Products, Booth #23043

Dennis Gage, Host of “My Classic Car” on SPEED Channel; Wednesday, October 31, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Steele Rubber Products, Booth #22982

DJ Copp, 15-year “Over the Wall” veteran, ESPN NASCAR analyst; Wednesday, October 31, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Ingersoll Rand, Booth #10149

Johnny Gray, Driver of the #31 Service Central/Big O Tires Racing Nitro Funny Car; Wednesday, October 31, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Big O Tires, Booth #42263

Larry McReynolds, a.k.a. “Larry Mac,” NASCAR Crew Chief, race commentator; Wednesday, October 31, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., ITW Global Brands, Booth #61133

Ron Covell, Master metal shaper, winner of America’s Most Beautiful Roadster award; Wednesday, October 31, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Trick-Tools.com, Booth #20019

Cruz Pedregon, NHRA Funny Car driver; Wednesday, October 31, 11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m., SNAP-ON Equipment, Booth #41097

 

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DJ Copp, 15-year “Over the Wall” veteran, ESPN NASCAR analyst; Tuesday, October 30, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Ingersoll Rand, Booth #10149

   
Dennis Anderson and his Grave Digger truck, Monster Truck legend celebrating 30 years of Grave Digger; Wednesday, October 31, 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Spectra Chrome/Gold Effects LLC, Booth #23675

Michael Essa, Formula Drift pro driver, professional stunt driver; Wednesday, October 31, 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., CSF Cooling-Racing & High Performance Division, Booth #21533

William “The Refrigerator” Perry, Football sensation of the 1985 Super Bowl champion Chicago Bears; Wednesday, October 31, 12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m., Big Ass Fans, Booth #10161

Kenny Youngblood, Hot rod celebrity, CARtoons™ artist; Wednesday, October 31, 12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m., Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels, Booth #43021

Rich Evans, Hot-rod designer, builder and painter; Wednesday, October 31, 12:30 p.m.–1:00 p.m., FBS Distribution Co. Inc., Booth #11177

Alex “The Car Girl” Rogeo, Drag racer, model, gearhead; Wednesday, October 31, 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m., Hedman Performance Group, Booth #22543

Brad Keselowski, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver; Wednesday, October 31, 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m., Cequent Performance Products, Booth #30037

Brian Deegan, Three-time Off-Road champion Pro 2 Race Trucks; Wednesday, October 31, 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m., Pro Comp/Smittybilt/Rubicon Express/G2 Axle & Gear, Booth #34045

Courtney Hansen, As seen on “Powerblock TV” on SPEED TV; TV icon; Wednesday, October 31, 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m., Royal Purple, Booth #23713

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Thursday, November 1, 2012

 

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Stacey David, host of “Gearz TV” on the SPEED Channel is slated for various appearances at the Show.

   
Jessi Combs, Metal fabricator, co-hosted “Xtreme 4x4” and “All-Girls Garage;” Thursday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Bilstein Shock Absorbers, Booth #23361

Kristen Beat, NASCAR’s Miss Sprint Cup; Thursday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Ingersoll Rand, Booth #10149

’55 Ford Thunderbird, 2012 Don Ridler Memorial Award winner, considered to be “hot-rodding’s top prize;” Thursday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., BASF–The Chemical Co., Booth #21455

Brian Fuller’s “The Chief Ambassador” Bike, ’33 Indian Frame, ’40–’46 Indian Chief sheetmetal, ’69 Moto Guzzi Ambassador drivetrain; Thursday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Lincoln Electric Co., Booth #23525

Chip Foose’s ’56 Ford F-100 truck, As seen on “Overhaulin’;” Thursday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Lincoln Electric Co., Booth #23525

Donny McCall, Seen on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” inventor of Invis-A-Rack; Thursday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Dee Zee Inc., Booth #31037

Jeff Burton’s No. 31 Chevrolet sponsored by EnerSys, Driven at Pocono Raceway and Martinsville Speedway; Thursday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., ODYSSEY Battery by EnerSys, Booth #24967

Lisa Kelly, Former “Ice Road Trucker,” celebrity spokesperson; Thursday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Lightforce Performance Lighting, Booth #36097

 

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Dylan Kwasniewski, NASCAR K&N Pro Series West driver and 2011 Sunoco Rookie of the Year. (See listings for his scheduled appearances.)

   
Michael Henry, a.k.a. “Horny Mike,” History Channel’s “Counting Cars;” Thursday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Badger Air-Brush Co., Booth #24113

NHRA NAPA Funny Car, NHRA Dodge Funny Car driven by Ron Capps; Thursday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Advertising Edge Inc., Booth #12021
 
Robert Yates, Robert Yates Racing Engines; Thursday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., NASCAR, Booth #22299

Service Central/Big O Tires Racing Nitro Funny Car, Johnny Gray’s #31 Funny Car; Thursday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Big O Tires, Booth #42263

Von Hot Rod, Pinstriper; Thursday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Prestolite Performance/Mr. Gasket, Booth #22531

Rich Evans, Hot-rod designer, builder and painter, TV personality as seen on “Car Warriors;” Thursday, November 1, 9:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m., Solution Finish Trim Restorer, Booth #13043

Chip Foose, Automotive designer, TV personality; Thursday, November 1, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., BASF–The Chemical Co., Booth #21455

Danny Burrow, Driver of the Bonneville record-holder Blowfish; Thursday, November 1, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., Derale Performance, Booth #22337

Kelly & Son Crazy Painters, Tom and Mitch Kelly, Known for one-of-a-kind custom design and pinstriping; Thursday, November 1, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., PPG Industries Inc., Booth #24501

Lauren Fix, “The Car Coach,” award-winning TV host, author and producer; Thursday, November 1, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., Classic Tube, Booth #24097

 

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Jessi Combs, celebrity fabricator, welder and spokesperson.

   
Bryan Fuller, TV personality, fabricator; Thursday, November 1, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Lincoln Electric Co., Booth #23525

Nick Baumgartner, X-Games gold medalist, PRO Lite Truck racer; Thursday, November 1, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Warn Industries Inc., Booth #31027

Stacey David, As seen on “Gearz TV” on SPEED TV; Thursday, November 1, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Heartthrob Exhaust, Booth #23522

The Red Jacket Firearms cast, Discovery Channel’s “Sons of Guns;” Thursday, November 1, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Superlift Suspension Systems, Booth #30171

TJ Lavin, TV personality, X-Games gold medalist, celebrity DJ; Thursday, November 1, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., KICKER, Booth #11339

Tony Pellegrino, Top Ultra-4 racer; Thursday, November 1, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Genright Offroad LLC, Booth #38089

Lance Coury, Freestyle Motocross; Thursday, November 1, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Moto-Gate, Booth #38119

Kenny Youngblood, Motorsports graphic designer and pioneer; Thursday, November 1, 10:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m., B&M Racing & Performance/Flowmaster/Hurst, Booth #22343

Bill Patterson, Motionsports artist; Thursday, November 1, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Continental Tire the Americas LLC, Booth #43169

Erica Nagashima, Formula Drift model; Thursday, November 1, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Hankook Tire America Corp., Silver Lot, Hankook Mobile rig

Megan Belet, Formula Drift model; Thursday, November 1, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Hankook Tire America Corp., Silver Lot, Hankook Mobile rig

 

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Motorsports graphic designer and pioneer Kenny Youngblood.

   
Nub, As seen on “American Chopper” series, Nub Grafix; Thursday, November 1, 10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m., FBS Distribution Co. Inc., Booth #11177

Dennis Gage, Host of “My Classic Car” on SPEED Channel; Thursday, November 1, 10:30 a.m.–11:30 p.m., Flaming River Industries, Booth #22683

Robby Gordon, NASCAR, SCORE and Dakar racer; Thursday, November 1, 10:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m., MagnaFlow Exhaust Products, Booth #23543

Ryan Friedlinghaus, Founder and owner of West Coast Customs; Thursday, November 1, 11:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m., Roadwire, Booth #12537

Troy Trepanier, Automotive designer and builder; Thursday, November 1, 11:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m., Eaton Performance Products, Booth #23043

DJ Copp, 15-year “Over the Wall” veteran, ESPN NASCAR analyst; Thursday, November 1, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Ingersoll Rand, Booth #10149

Kyle LeDuc, Reigning Pro 4 Championship Leader 2012 LOORRS; Thursday, November 1, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Pro Comp/Smittybilt/Rubicon Express/G2 Axle & Gear, Booth #34045

Ron Covell, Master metal shaper, winner of America’s Most Beautiful Roadster award; Thursday, November 1, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Trick-Tools.com, Booth #20019

Larry McReynolds, a.k.a. “Larry Mac,” NASCAR Crew Chief, race commentator; Thursday, November 1, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., ITW Global Brands, Booth #61133

Michael Essa, Formula Drift pro driver, professional stunt driver; Thursday, November 1, 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., CSF Cooling-Racing & High Performance Division, Booth #21533

Ashley Fiolek, AMA Pro Women’s Motocross racer; Thursday, November 1, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Traxxas, Booth #21313

 

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Lauren Fix, “The Car Coach,” and an award-winning TV host, author and producer.

   
Bryce Menzies, TORC Off-Road Pro 2 champion, SCORE champion; Thursday, November 1, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Traxxas, Booth #21313

Chad George, Pro Lite Off-Road racer LOORRS; Thursday, November 1, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Traxxas, Booth #21313

Luke Johnson, TORC Pro Lite Off-Road racer; Thursday, November 1, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Traxxas, Booth #21313

Ricky Johnson, Seven-time AMA Supercross champion, Pro 4 Off-Road Truck champion-TORC; Thursday, November 1, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Traxxas, Booth #21313

Barry Meguiar, Host of “Car Crazy TV” on SPEED, president of Meguiar’s; Thursday, November 1, 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m., Meguiar’s Inc., Booth #23643

Dan Woods, Host of “Chop Cut Rebuild” on SPEED Channel; Thursday, November 1, 12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m., Legendary Auto Interiors, Booth #24093

Bruno Massel, Co-host of “Truck U” on SPEED TV, NHRA driver; Thursday, November 1, 12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m., Autogeek.net, Booth #13037

Tim Strange, Host of “Search and Restore,” award-winning custom builder; Thursday, November 1, 12:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m., Design Engineering Inc., Booth #20113

Charley Hutton, Hutton’s Color Studio, Custom painter and Ridler Award winner; Thursday, November 1, 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m., PPG Industries Inc., Booth #24501

Adam Anderson, Driver of the Grave Digger the Legend Monster Truck; Thursday, November 1, 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m., Derale Performance, Booth #22337

Dennis Anderson, Monster Truck innovator and legend, driver of Grave Digger; Thursday, November 1, 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m., Derale Performance, Booth #22337

Ryan Anderson, Driver of the Son-Uva Digger Monster Truck; Thursday, November 1, 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m., Derale Performance, Booth #22337

Jessi Combs, Fabricator, welder, celebrity spokesperson; Thursday, November 1, 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m., Warn Industries Inc., Booth #31027

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Friday, November 2, 2012

 

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Meet expert West Coast pinstriper Von Hot Rod, the “Master of the Fine Line,” (See listings for a complete schedule.)

   
Von Hot Rod, Pinstriper; Friday, November 2, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Speed Dawg Shift Knobs, Booth #20176

’55 Ford Thunderbird, 2012 Don Ridler Memorial Award winner, considered to be “hot-rodding’s top prize;” Friday, November 2, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., BASF–The Chemical Co., Booth #21455

Brian Fuller’s “The Chief Ambassador” Bike, ’33 Indian Frame, ’40–’46 Indian Chief sheetmetal, ’69 Moto Guzzi Ambassador drivetrain; Friday, November 2, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Lincoln Electric Co., Booth #23525

Chip Foose’s ’56 Ford F-100 truck, As seen on “Overhaulin’;” Friday, November 2, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Lincoln Electric Co., Booth #23525

Jeff Burton’s No. 31 Chevrolet sponsored by EnerSys, Driven at Pocono Raceway and Martinsville Speedway; Friday, November 2, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., ODYSSEY Battery by EnerSys, Booth #24967

Michael Henry, a.k.a. “Horny Mike,” History Channel’s “Counting Cars;” Friday, November 2, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Badger Air-Brush Co., Booth #24113

NHRA NAPA Funny Car, NHRA Dodge Funny Car driven by Ron Capps; Friday, November 2, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Advertising Edge Inc.,
Booth #12021

Odyssey Battery Electric Bigfoot, Bigfoot Monster Truck team vehicle; Friday, November 2, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Odyssey Battery by EnerSys, Booth #24967

 

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Meet expert West Coast pinstriper Von Hot Rod, the “Master of the Fine Line,” (See listings for a complete schedule.)

   
Robert Yates, Robert Yates Racing Engines; Friday, November 2, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., NASCAR, Booth #22299

Samantha Olmsted, 2012 Miss Swimsuit USA International, 2010 Miss Hooters MN; Friday, November 2, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Total Automotive, Booth #11069

Service Central/Big O Tires Racing Nitro Funny Car, Johnny Gray’s #31 Funny Car; Friday, November 2, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Big O Tires, Booth #42263

The Revolver pickup, As seen on “Hot Rod TV”; Friday, November 2, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., MagnaFlow Exhaust Products, Booth #23543

Rich Evans, Hot-rod designer, builder and painter, TV personality as seen on the show “Car Warriors;” Friday, November 2, 9:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m., Solution Finish Trim Restorer, Booth #13043

Charley Hutton, Hutton’s Color Studio, Custom painter and Ridler Award winner; Friday, November 2, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., PPG Industries Inc., Booth #24501

Chris Womack, CEO of CW Restoration Shop, featured on “Chop Cut Rebuild;” Friday, November 2, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., Ingersoll Rand, Booth #10149

Danny Burrow, Driver of the Bonneville record-holder Blowfish; Friday, November 2, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., Derale Performance, Booth #22337

Chip Foose, Automotive designer, TV personality as seen on “Overhaulin’; Friday, November 2, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Lincoln Electric Co., Booth #23525

 

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Kristen Beat, NASCAR’s Miss Sprint Cup.

   
The Red Jacket Firearms cast, Discovery Channel’s “Sons of Guns;” Friday, November 2, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Superlift Suspension Systems, Booth #30171

Erica Nagashima, Formula Drift model; Friday, November 2, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Hankook Tire America Corp., Silver Lot, Hankook Mobile rig

Lance Coury, Freestyle Motocross; Friday, November 2, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Moto-Gate, Booth #38119

Megan Belet, Formula Drift model; Friday, November 2, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Hankook Tire America Corp., Silver Lot, Hankook Mobile rig

Kenny Youngblood, Motorsports graphic designer and pioneer; Friday, November 2, 10:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m., B&M Racing & Performance/Flowmaster/Hurst, Booth #22343

Amanda Landry, Miss MagnaFlow; Friday, November 2, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., MagnaFlow Exhaust Products, Booth #23543

Bill Patterson, Motionsports artist; Friday, November 2, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Continental Tire the Americas LLC, Booth #43169

Dan Woods, Host of “Chop Cut Rebuild;” Friday, November 2, 10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m., Classic Industries/OER, Booth #23975

Lee Watkins, Creator and driver of the Shocker Monster Truck; Friday, November 2, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Derale Performance, Booth #22337

Dennis Anderson and his Grave Digger truck, Monster Truck legend celebrating 30 years of Grave Digger; Friday, November 2, 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Spectra Chrome/Gold Effects LLC, Booth #23675

Michael Essa, Formula Drift pro driver, professional stunt driver; Friday, November 2, 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., CSF Cooling-Racing & High Performance Division, Booth #21533

Chad George, Pro Lite Off-Road racer LOORRS; Friday, November 2, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Traxxas, Booth #21313

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