SEMA eNews Vol. 19, No. 52, December 29, 2016

Movers & Shakers: Parts Pro Recognizes Fastest Perfect Engine Builds at Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Championship

Compiled by SEMA Editors

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The AAM Group presented the brand-new Excellence Cup honoring the fastest overall perfect engine build winner to Team Fragola from Peach County High School in Georgia at the 2016 Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Dual National Championship in Indianapolis.
   

Parts Pro Recognizes Fastest Perfect Engine Builds at Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Championship

The AAM Group, through its Parts Pro marketing program, presented the brand-new Excellence Cup honoring the fastest overall perfect engine build winner to Team Fragola from Peach County High School in Georgia, coached by Johnny Rickerson, at the 2016 Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Dual National Championship in Indianapolis. This capped of AAM’s pledge to honor every team building a perfect engine in the Elite 8 competitions held at the SEMA and PRI Shows. AAM created The Excellence Cup as a perpetual award that will be kept and displayed by the winning school for one year and then transferred annually to the fastest perfect engine-building team among the Elite 8 teams. The base will be inscribed with the team’s name and school of all past winners as a recognition of their accomplishments. AAM Program Sales Manager Jerry Simpson presented the awards at the season-finale event conducted at the PRI Trade Show. Teams that achieved at least one perfect engine build at one of the Dual National Championship events were awarded a plaque, while the team that clocked the fastest overall perfect engine was awarded with the Excellence Cup.

Elite 8 Perfect Engine Build Honorees:

  • Team Fragola, Peach County High School, Georgia (Instructor: Johnny Rickerson) [Excellence Cup winner]
  • Team Aeromotive, Fremd High School, Illinois (Instructor: Steven Elza)
  • Team Be Cool, Elkhart Area Career Center, Indiana (Instructor: Ryan Gortney)
  • Team Comp Cams, Burton Center for Arts & Technology, Pennsylvania (Instructor: Chris Overfelt)
  • Team Holley, Forsyth Central High School, Georgia (Instructor: Marlo Miranda)
  • Team Howards Cams, Belvidere North High School, Illinois (Instructor: Jill Arata)
  • Team Taylor, Fremd High School, Illinois (Instructor: Steven Elza)

ADCO Products Joins Covercraft Industries

Covercraft Industries has announced that it is adding ADCO Products—a market leader in recreational vehicle covers and protection accessories and the official licensee for Winnebago-branded covers—to its stable of brands. This expanded platform will allow the businesses to cross-merchandise existing products into each of their respective markets. ADCO will continue to service its customer base under the ADCO and PCI brand names, and will operate as a division of Covercraft Industries. ADCO’s sales and management team members will all transition into similar roles within the merged company.

Rolling Big Power Signs Endorsed Product Sponsorship With DIESEL Motorsports

Rolling Big Power finalized an endorsed product sponsorship deal with DIESEL Motorsports during the 2016 PRI Trade Show in Indianapolis, making the City of Industry, California, company the official truck grille sponsor for all events of the 2017 DIESEL Motorsports season. Since its inception in 2001, the Rolling Big Power (RBP) brand’s portfolio has included wheels, grilles, steps, aftermarket accessories and other off-road performance products.

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