Industry Veterans Inducted into Hall of Fame

Carl Robinson Honored with Hall of Fame Induction

Carl Robinson of Race Star Wheels has spent more than three decades in the performance aftermarket industry and served as a Select Committee member of the WTC for 10 years. He was Director of Motorsports for Weld Racing Wheels for 13 years and worked for a decade with Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels in the motorsports and new product development divisions.

George Finch Recognized with Hall of Fame Induction

George Finch of The Carlstar Group has more than 20 years of experience in product development. He has served as a select committee member of the WTC for more than 16 years and was elected council chairman in 2006. During his tenure, he was instrumental in the implementation of J2530, an SAE Recommended Practice that provides performance and sampling requirements, test procedures and marking requirements for aftermarket wheels intended for normal highway use on passenger cars, light trucks and multipurpose passenger vehicles.

The SEMA WTC Hall of Fame was founded to honor and recognize those outstanding individuals in the wheel and tire industry whose creativity, dignity, integrity, industriousness and accomplishments on a national basis have enhanced the status of the industry while significantly contributing to its growth, progress and professionalism.