ROUSH, KRUSE AND HANSEN TO HEADLINE MAIN STAGE
AT 3M CAR CARE AUTO FAIR AT MIS
HEADLINERS TO DISCUSS INNOVATION, CAR CARE AND PERFORMANCE
St. Paul, Minn. – Amazing cars and knowledgeable fans are always a part of any race weekend, but the 3M Car Care Auto Fair at Michigan International Speedway on August 19-20 has just taken it to a whole new level by announcing that Jack Roush, Dean Kruse and Courtney Hansen are scheduled to headline the main stage for the classic car show.
“We are thrilled to have such a talented and knowledgeable group of classic car enthusiasts available for fans,” said Greg Klaussen, marketing manager, 3M Automotive After markets Division. “Jack Roush, Dean Kruse and Courtney Hansen all are considered foremost experts when it comes to classic cars. In addition to being amazing talents, all three are innovators who have changed the way people view classic cars.”
Jack Roush is a classic car enthusiast, founder of Roush Enterprises, and currently owns NASCAR Nextel Cup Series, Busch Series and Craftsman Truck Series teams. He became the first NASCAR Cup Series owner to field a five-car team in 1998, and to date has compiled over 300 career victories. Roush Enterprises consists of three divisions; Roush Industries, Roush Performance and Roush Racing. Roush Industries is an engineering and prototype development company servicing the automotive and transportation industries. Roush Performance, the maker of high performance road cars and aftermarket performance parts, is the first specialty vehicle company to combine track-proven race technologies with advanced automotive engineering.
Dean Kruse, classic car expert and owner and operator of Kruse International, one of the world’s leading auction firms and largest collector car Auction Company, sells more vintage cars than all other firms combined. Kruse International auctions more than 13,000 cars in more than 30 events per year. In 1987, Dan Kruse became the youngest person to cry 5,000 auctions and currently has cried over 6,000 auctions. Kruse International was the first to sell a car for a documented $1 million in cash.
Courtney Hansen is an actress, model and bi-weekly syndicated newspaper columnist, who is now the host of Spike TV’s “PowerBlock,” where she can be seen every Saturday and Sunday. Hansen’s bi-weekly newspaper column “Courtney Hansen: Full Throttle” is found in newspapers throughout the country. Hansen also has hosted or co-hosted several automotive shows throughout her career including multiple shows for The Learning Channel, including the hit show “Overhaulin’,” “Million Dollar Motors” and “Rides Biggest Spenders” and served as co-host for Spike TV’s Autorox automotive awards show in Las Vegas.
“The 3M Car Care Auto Fair should be an amazing experience to view truly classic cars and exchange ideas with other classic car enthusiasts,” said Hansen. “I grew up in a family that appreciates classic cars and everything that it takes to maintain the appearance and performance of such special machines, and now I look forward to sharing in the knowledge, stories and ideas of everyone who attends.”
To top 3M product experts also will be on hand to address customer questions on car restoration, maintenance and performance.
The 3M Car Care Auto Fair is free to race fans and will be open Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be held in the AAA Motorsports Fan Plaza behind the track’s main grandstand.
3M meets the needs of classic car restoration experts, service and repair professionals for a wide variety of repair and maintenance needs. 3M is well known for its industry-leading abrasives, tapes, paint finishing, cleaning, and protective products, adhesives, sealants and plastic repair materials, along with its worker safety and protection products.
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