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Help a Child in Need—Sponsor a SEMA Cares Pinewood Drag Race Car

Held in conjunction with the annual SEMA Installation Banquet & Gala Fundraiser, the SEMA Cares Pinewood Drag Races, presented by eBay Motors, will take place at 12:00 p.m., Friday, July 27, 2012, at the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Convention Center in Pomona, California.

Building for a Cause

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All of the custom-designed pinewood cars from the Builder’s Race—part of the annual HRIA-sponsored Pinewood Drag Races that were held in conjunction with SEMA’s Leadership Days on Saturday, July 24, 2010, in Pasadena, California—will be autographed by the builders and displayed at the 2010 SEMA Show. They will then be bid on for auction via eBay, and the proceeds will go to children’s charities Childhelp and Victory Junction Gang Camp.

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SEMA Cares Pinewood Drag Races - Part of 2011 Leadership Days

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The annual SEMA Installation Banquet & Gala Fundraiser will feature SEMA CARES Pinewood Drag Races.

The annual SEMA Installation Banquet & Gala Fundraiser will feature SEMA CARES Pinewood Drag Races. The checkered flag will drop prior to the SEMA Hall of Fame recognition and fundraising activities. The event will feature four race classes: Stock, Modified, Unlimited, and Build It For Me/Sponsor A Child classes. All proceeds will benefit the Victory Junction Gang Camp and Childhelp USA children's charities.

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SEMA News - July 2009

By Annie Kang


Mitch Williams Accepts Pinewood Showdown With Jim Cozzie

At last year's SEMA Pinewood Drag Race, former SEMA Chairman Mitch Williams
won first place in the Modified class. This year, he will compete against SEMA
Chairman Jim Cozzie for the Unlimited trophy.

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