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SEMA News—November 2011

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Celebrity and VIP Appearances at the 2011 SEMA Show

The following is just a sample of personalities slated to appear at the 2011 SEMA Show. (Listings as of September 2, 2011.) 


Click here to view the current listing of all celebrities slated to appear at the 2011 SEMA Show at SEMAShow.com

Tuesday, November 1

Rich Evans, Award-winning painter/fabricator, TV personality, appearances on “Car Warriors” ; Tuesday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m., Solution Finish, Booth #12481

David Ragan, NASCAR driver of the No. 6 UPS Ford Fusion; Tuesday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m., UPS, Booth #11827

Chip Foose, Celebrity automotive designer, star of “Overhaulin’”; Tuesday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m., BASF Automotive Refinish, Booth #21458



Comedian and actor Sinbad
Comedian and actor Sinbad returns to popular acclaim at the SEMA Awards Banquet, Thursday, November 3, at the Las Vegas Hilton Center. Tickets are required and are available for $50 each when registering online for SEMA Show badges.

Stacey David, TV host and producer of “Stacey David’s GearZ”; Tuesday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., Rocket City Rods, Booth #23589 

Mr. Cartoon, Celebrity tattoo artist, apparel designer, legendary car collector; Tuesday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Sanctioned Automotive Group LLC, Booth #21662

Von Hot Rod, Pinstriper and “Master of the Fine Line,” Tuesday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Hedman Performance Group, Booth #22443

Bryan Fuller’s CB8 36 RODAN, as seen on “Café Racer TV”; Tuesday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Lincoln Electric, Booth #24113

DJ Copp, 15-year “Over the Wall” veteran, ESPN NASCAR analyst; Tuesday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Ingersoll Rand, Booth #10120

MagnaFlow 2011 Camaro SS Mario Andretti Edition, Camaro auctioned at Barrett-Jackson 2012, benefitting the Wounded Warrior Project; Tuesday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., MagnaFlow Exhaust Products, Booth #23543

Michael Essa and the GSR Autosport/Nitto Tires Formula Drift BMW Z4, professional Formula Drift and stunt driver; Tuesday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., CSF-Racing & High Performance Division, Booth #21548

Rick Primeau, Airbrush artist; Tuesday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Croft Gate USA/Allied Products, Booth #13075

Samantha Olmsted, 2010 Miss Car Craft Summer Nationals, 2010 Miss Hooters MN, Miss Planet Beach 2010, Miss 4-Wheel Jamboree 2010; Tuesday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Total Automotive Inc., Booth #11021

Vic Edelbrock, Chairman of Edelbrock LLC and Edelbrock Foundry Corp.; Tuesday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Edelbrock, LLC, Booth #22643, 22536

Pinstriper Von Hot Rod demonstrates his artistry
Pinstriper Von Hot Rod demonstrates his artistry Tuesday, November 1 from 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. in Hedman Performance Group’s Booth #22443; Thursday, November 3, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Mr. Gasket/Prestolite Performance, Booth #22527; and Friday, November 4, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Speed Dawg Shift Knobs, Booth #20564.

Yeti Concept Truck, YouTube sensation–Shown live for the first time at the SEMA Show; Tuesday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., PlasmaCAM, Booth #10154

Charley Hutton, Award-winning custom painter, TV personality, owner of Charley Hutton Color Studio; Tuesday, November 1, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., PPG Automotive Refinish, Booth #24501

Nub, Master custom painter, “American Chopper” series; Tuesday, November 1, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., FBS Distribution Co. Inc., Booth #10671

Wednesday, November 2

Amanda Landry, Miss MagnaFlow; Wednesday, November 2, 9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m., MagnaFlow Exhaust Products, Booth #23543

Yeti Concept Truck, YouTube sensation, Shown live for the first time at the SEMA Show; Wednesday, November 2, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., PlasmaCAM,
Booth #10154

Dan Woods, Host of “Chop Cut Rebuild” TV show; Wednesday, November 2, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., Classic Industries, Booth #24175

Misha Munoz-Divine One Customs, ’56 Chevy Bel Air featured on “Car Crazy” at SEMA 2010; Wednesday, November 2, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., Kicker, Booth #11639

Shannon Campbell, King of the Hammers; Wednesday, November 2, 10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m., Rancho/Dynomax, Booth #25130

Vinnie DiMartino, “American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior;” Wednesday, November 2, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Strong Hold Products, Booth #10332

Brad Keselowski, NASCAR driver for Sprint and Nationwide Series; Wednesday, November 2, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., StanPro, Booth #24623

Corky Coker, Coker Tire owner, collector, entrepreneur, SEMA Hall of Fame member, former SEMA Chairman; Wednesday, November 2, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Craftsman, Booth #23025

Joe Sylvester, Driver of the Bad Habit Monster Truck, world distance jump record holder of 208 ft.; Wednesday, November 2, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Lincoln Electric, Booth #24113

Jessi Combs, Former co-host of “Xtreme 4x4”, appearances on “Mythbusters”, metal fabricator and welder; Wednesday, November 2, 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., Warn Industries Inc., Booth #34015

Celebrity automotive designer Chip Foose
Celebrity automotive designer Chip Foose lends his “Overhaulin’” star power to the BASF Automotive Refinish, 3M, WD-40, MagnaFlow and Lincoln Electric booths throughout the Show. (See listings.)


Jesse James, Star of “Monster Garage”, “West Coast Choppers” and “American Outlaw;” Wednesday, November 2, 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m., El Jefe Entertainment by Circle King Networks Inc., Booth #20503

Dennis Gage, Host of “My Classic Car”; Wednesday, November 2, 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m., UCoat It, Booth #21532

Thursday, November 3

Courtney Hansen, Host of Spike TV “PowerBlock,” former “Overhaulin’” host; Thursday, November 3, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., MagnaFlow Exhaust Products, Booth #23543

Eddie Paul, Automotive customizer for the film industry, Customs by Eddie Paul; Thursday, November 3, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Hypertherm, Booth #10377

Kevin Tetz, Popular TV host; Thursday, November 3, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Firestone Industrial Products, Booth #23013

Ryan Shand, Popular TV host; Thursday, November 3, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Firestone Industrial Products, Booth #23013

Kid KJ, World’s youngest Monster Truck driver; Thursday, November 3, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., UncleTod Motorsports Inc., Booth #36125

George Barris, Creator of the Batmobile, Back to the Future car, and many more.; Thursday, November 3, 12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m., Vertical Doors Inc., Booth #12519

Mrs. Katharina Kuhlmann, Europe’s Tuning Icon–Miss Tuning, TV host; Thursday, November 3, 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m., Fashion Paint/KK Colors, Booth #21202

Patrick Lindsey, World Challenge GT#12 driver, 2006 NASA National Champion; Thursday, November 3, 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m., Hawk Performance, Booth #23255

Rob Naughton, PRO-2 Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing; Thursday, November 3, 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m., ReadyLIFT Suspension Inc., Booth #30071

Mad Mike, Mobile-electronics expert, featured on MTV’s “Pimp My Ride” and SPEED “Car Warriors”; Thursday, November 3, 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m., ORACLE Lighting Technologies, Booth #11443

Sinbad, Comedian and actor; Thursday, November 3, 7:30 p.m., SEMA Awards Banquet, Las Vegas Hilton Center; tickets required and available ($50 each) through your SEMA Show badge registration record. Tickets may also be available on-site at the SEMA Show (SEMA Association Center, LVCC Grand Lobby)

Friday, November 4

Vic Edelbrock, Chairman of Edelbrock, LLC and Edelbrock Foundry Corp.; Friday, November 4, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Edelbrock, LLC, Booth #22643, 22536

Von Hot Rod, Pinstriper and “Master of the Fine Line”; Friday, November 4, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Speed Dawg Shift Knobs, Booth #20564

Chip Foose, automotive designer, star of Overhaulin’”; Friday, November 4, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Lincoln Electric, Booth #24113

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