Contact: Cindy Glynn (216)265-2592
Rad Air Complete Car Care and Tire Centers Adds More Horsepower to
Summit Racing Equipment I-X Piston Powered Auto-Rama in Cleveland
Cleveland, Ohio (December 23, 2013) The Summit Racing Equipment I-X Piston Powered Auto-Rama announced today that Rad Air Complete Car Care and Tire Centers has entered into an agreement to become the presenting sponsor of the now titled “Summit Racing Equipment I-X Piston Powered Auto-Rama Presented by Rad Air Complete Car Care and Tire Centers”, held March 14-16, 2014 at the I-X Center. This will add even more horsepower to the largest indoor showcase of custom cars, trucks, antique construction equipment, motorcycles, tractors, planes, military equipment, and more of its kind in the world filling more than one million square feet of space displaying more than 1,000 vehicles.
"We could not be more excited to have Rad Air Complete Car Care and Tire Centers on board with us," said Show Manager Steve Legerski. “Rad Air will have a major presence at the show including a strong presence in support of educational elements for local Vocational/Technical students. In addition, with 10 stores in Cleveland and Akron, and 2 more locations opening early 2014, attendees will be able to visit any Rad Air location to purchase discounted admission tickets in advance of the show. Adult tickets will be just $16 and child tickets for ages 7-12 will be $5, with kids 6 and under free.”
Rad Air is the lead sponsor of the all-new Vocational/Technical School Challenge competition. This new feature will include vehicles with pre-determined failures which students will troubleshoot and fix in timed competitions. These competitions will be judged by four industry professionals, including one special guest judge, who will determine the top award winner.
In further support of local Vocational/Technical Schools and education, Rad Air, along with the show’s client base, will sponsor a series of speakers for Career Day on Friday, March 14th. The Speaker series will feature current local industry leaders and business owners providing leadership talks and fielding questions from students in attendance. Rad Air will also sponsor the new Celebrity Spark Plug Challenge, featuring two competitors who will race against time to see who can change a spark plug the fastest and correctly.
“Rad Air is proud to be part of this top-notch automotive event which not only provides entertainment and features for all ages, but also includes a great educational component,” said Andy Fiffick, President and CEO, Rad Air Complete Car Care and Tire Centers. “This is a fitting platform for us to continue to help educate the next generation of skilled automotive students, and we are excited to join forces to further our commitment to improve the automotive repair industry.”
ABOUT RAD AIR:
Rad Air Complete Car Care is Northeast Ohio’s leader in automotive repair and maintenance services. Founded in 1975 in Parma Heights, Ohio, Rad Air has built its business on values of integrity and honesty. MotorAge Magazine named Rad Air the Top Shop in the Country for its commitment to improving the automotive repair industry with honest, fair and green business practices. For more information, please visit www.RadAir.com.
ABOUT THE I-X CENTER:
ABOUT THE SHOW:
The Summit Racing Equipment I-X Piston Powered Auto-Rama Presented by Rad Air Complete Car Care and Tire Centers is the largest indoor showcase of custom cars, trucks, antique construction equipment, motorcycles, tractors, planes, military equipment, and more of its kind in the world filling more than one million square feet of space with over 1,000 vehicles at the I-X Center in Cleveland, Ohio www.ixcenter.com. Entry Applications for the show can be found at www.ixpistonpoweredautorama.com. The show will return March 14-16, 2014. For more information please call 216-265-7223 (RACE), or visit ixpistonpoweredautorama.com.
The International Exposition Center (I-X Center), Cleveland, Ohio’s premier exhibition facility, is the ninth largest convention center in the world. This 2.2 million square foot complex provides over one million sq. ft. of flexible presentation space, exquisite 16,000 sq. ft. grand ballroom, 26 dedicated meeting rooms and state-of-the-art transitional theater with elevated telescopic seating for up to 2,600 guests. The I-X Center is conveniently located adjacent to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, just 15 minutes southwest of downtown, with nearby hotels, secure on-site parking for 7,200 vehicles, over 40 acres of useable outdoor space and unique ‘one-stop sourcing’ model for all event production services. www.ixcenter.com.