Announcement

Amanda Products Introduces Ultra SS Chassis and Company Leadership at SEMA

LIVONIA, MICHIGAN OCTOBER 24, 2013: Amanda Products will be displaying a new Ultra SS 4-Seater Chassis at SEMA Show Booth #37091 in the Offroad Hall. This rolling chassis will feature component parts built by Amanda Products specifically for the offroad market. Amanda Products will also be seeking input on new products and product improvements from industry leaders at the show, and from enthusiasts on Facebook during the same timeframe. Everyone taking the survey will be entered to win a new Xbox One. “The SEMA booth is coming together nicely and we are excited to enter this aftermarket world with quality partners,” said Robert Gruschow, President of Amanda Products USA. “We look forward to meeting many more and receiving feedback so we can continue to produce US-based parts that benefit the off-road industry.”

Magnaflow Enters Motorcycle Market & Partners with Arlen Ness

MagnaFlow, a global leader in performance exhaust products enters the motorcycle market and announces a new partnership with Arlen Ness Motorcycles to manufacture and sell a complete line of co-branded exhaust products. Known as Arlen Ness by MagnaFlow, the high-performance, high-quality, made in the USA premium exhaust systems will be designed by Arlen Ness for American V–Twin motorcycles including Harley-Davidson®, Victory and Indian. MagnaFlow has been a leader in exhaust technology, design and manufacturing for over 30 years. Arlen Ness is an icon in the custom motorcycle world with a 40 plus year history of building custom bikes and high end parts and accessories.

The Devils Ride's Danny Boy appearing at 2013 SEMA Show

-For Immediate Release-

The Devils Ride's Danny Boy appearing at 2013 SEMA Show

BYRON CENTER, MI - Danny Boy, the founding member of the motorcycle club The Laffing Devils and lead character of the hit show The Devils Ride, will be at this year's SEMA show representing Global Vision Eyewear.

“I was a fan of Global Vision before entering into a sponsorship agreement with them,” says Danny Boy. “Global Vision is a company I'm proud to be associated with because of their quality products, commitment and vision of giving back to the community.”

Danny Boy will be at both Global Vision Eyewear booths (#10325 in Tools & Equipment and #37034 in Powersports & Utility Vehicles) for a few hours each day of the show to sign autographs, take pictures, and talk motorcycles with show goers. Check the 2013 Celebrity Appearances list on the SEMA show website for specific times and locations.

Formula Drift 2013 Champion, Michael Essa, and his BMW “Ultimate Drift Machine” in BILSTEIN Booth #23361 at SEMA Show: Two autograph sessions scheduled on Wed., Nov. 6 at 3pm & Thurs., Nov. 7 at 11am

When Michael Essa was crowned 2013 Formula Drift Champion in front of a sold out crowd at Irwindale Raceway on October 12, he made history as the first privateer and first European car to win a Formula Drift championship. BILSTEIN is proud to be the shock absorber of choice for Essa’s team as well as one of his product sponsors. On hand during the 2013 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Essa will be available to sign autographs and answer questions about his amazing season. His GSR Autosport BMW E46 M3 will also be on display in the BILSTEIN booth #23361 in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.

“Michael Essa and the GSR Autosport team are a perfect fit for BILSTEIN,” said Scott MacDonald, BILSTEIN director, marketing and product management. “We both have the desire to win and an extensive background in motorsports. We look forward to working with GSR and Michael in the future.”

Hawk Performance Gears Up To Announce Winner of the #HandMeTheKeys Sweepstakes Corvette at Upcoming SEMA Show

SOLON, OHIO, October 24, 2013 — Hawk Performance will draw one lucky winner to receive the keys to the HandMeTheKeys sweepstakes Chevy Corvette at next month’s Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas. With more than 35,000 entries received, five finalists have been chosen to participate in the final drawing. The winner will be drawn on Wednesday, November 6th at 2:00 p.m. in the Hawk Performance booth #23251 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Hawk Performance is partnering with notable automotive product leaders including Bilstein, Denso, Eibach, Falken, K&N, Magnaflow, Mothers, Optima Battery, Royal Purple and Superchips to customize this one-of-a-kind Corvette. In addition to a chance at winning the Grand Prize, these five lucky finalists will receive an expense paid trip to Las Vegas to attend the SEMA Show where one of the five finalists will be handed the keys to the customized Corvette.

Ken-Tool’s reCoreTM TPMS Sensor Saver System wins award at EQUIP AUTO 2013

Ken-Tool’s highly acclaimed reCore TPMS Sensor Saver System won the Silver Trophy in the Aftermarket & Retrofitting Category in the International Grands Prix for Automotive Innovation competition at the EQUIP AUTO 2013 show, held in Paris, France in October. The automotive aftermarket product and equipment show hosts over 120,000 visitors from 130 countries and boasts 1,800 exhibitors. The reCore was one of over one-hundred new and innovative products submitted for the competition.

Formula Drift 2013 Champion, Michael Essa, and his BMW “Ultimate Drift Machine” in BILSTEIN Booth #23361 at SEMA Show: Two autograph sessions scheduled on Wed., Nov. 6 at 3pm & Thurs., Nov. 7 at 1pm

Poway, Calif. (October 23, 2013) – When Michael Essa was crowned 2013 Formula Drift Champion in front of a sold out crowd at Irwindale Raceway on October 12, he made history as the first privateer and first European car to win a Formula Drift championship. BILSTEIN is proud to be the shock absorber of choice for Essa’s team as well as one of his product sponsors. On hand during the 2013 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Essa will be available to sign autographs and answer questions about his amazing season. His GSR Autosport BMW E46 M3 will also be on display in the BILSTEIN booth #23361 in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.

“Michael Essa and the GSR Autosport team are a perfect fit for BILSTEIN,” said Scott MacDonald, BILSTEIN director, marketing and product management. “We both have the desire to win and an extensive background in motorsports. We look forward to working with GSR and Michael in the future.”

Popular custom fabricator, Austin Weiss joins Pro Spot at SEMA 2013

Pro Spot and Austin Weiss Team Up for SEMA 2013

Carlsbad, CA (October 23, 2013)- Pro Spot is proud to announce their continued attendance at the 2013 SEMA show in Las Vegas, NV, November 5-8th. Pro Spot will be displaying their full product line of welders, tools, accessories, new products as well as a featured special guest! This year the popular custom builder, Austin Weiss of The Garage by Austin Weiss will be performing live demonstrations in the Pro Spot booth!

“We are excited to continue to be a part of SEMA. We have doubled space, we are introducing NEW products that answer to changes in the industry and have the talented Austin Weiss. Austin knows our welders, he will be a great addition to show what else our products can do,” explains Ron Olsson, President of Pro Spot International.

Six time Drag Racing Champion Holly Clarke signs on with Torklift International

Drag racer Holly Clarke signs on with Torklift International
Champion racer

For immediate release

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Champion Drag Racer Holly Clarke is attending SEMA with her newest sponsor Torklift International.
On Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 11:30 a.m. Clarke is available for interview during her press conference located in Media Center N110.
Clarke caught the racing bug at an early age.
“My first race, I was 8 years old,” she said. “I was up at about four or five in the morning in my parents room trying to wake my dad because I couldn’t control my excitement. I was the slowest car and I was out first round but I hardly cared. I had waited for what felt like forever I was just thrilled to go down the track.”
Twelve years later, the British Columbia native has several championships under her belt including six annual championships in a row.

Mattei Air Compressors Inc., to introduce revolutionary new product at SEMA 2013

Baltimore, Maryland., Oct. 22, 2013—Mattei Compressors Inc., the North American arm of Ing. Enea Mattei S.p.A., the leading global manufacturer of rotary vane air compressors, will introduce their newest series of compressors designed to provide small air users with the quality and durability legendary among larger compressed air users.

Nobody makes an air compressor like the BLADE, and there is no better venue to introduce Mattei’s latest product than at the 2013 SEMA Show.

Each BLADE features Mattei’s proprietary and unrivaled rotary VANE technology first introduced by this family owned business in 1958. BLADE Series is designed and priced around the needs of smaller air users yet it incorporates many of the same features found in Mattei’s legendary bigger industrial class machines.

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