Farmington Hills, MI (December 5, 2017)…Legendary NASCAR®driver Richard Petty is scheduled to appear and sign autographs at the 2017 PRI show at MAHLE’s booth, # 1601, on Thursday, December 7 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
Petty, a.k.a. “The King,” is a former NASCAR champion who raced during the era of Strictly Stock/Grand National and the NASCAR Winston Cup Series. With over 200 race wins in his career, he is statistically still the most accomplished NASCAR driver to date with 127 pole wins and over 700 top ten finishes in 1,184 starts.
During his midday signing, attendees will have the opportunity to have a photo taken with “The King,” winner of seven NASCAR championships. The autograph signing will take place immediately following MAHLE’s morning press conference. Petty is scheduled to appear at the 10:00 a.m. news conference on December 7th to unveil the company’s plans for the 2018 “Drive with the Original” promotion. Additional details and official rules will be available soon at www.drivewiththeoriginal.
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MAHLE is a leading international development partner and supplier to the automotive industry as well as a pioneer for the mobility of the future. The group’s product portfolio addresses all the crucial issues relating to the powertrain and air conditioning technology—both for drives with combustion engines and for e-mobility. In 2016, the group generated sales of approximately EUR 12.3 billion with around 77,000 employees and is represented in 34 countries with 170 production locations.
About MAHLE Aftermarket
MAHLE Aftermarket, the business unit specializing in spare parts, uses the expertise from the series production of original equipment in its automotive aftermarket product range, and supplies trade, repair shop and engine repair partners. MAHLE Aftermarket is represented at 22 locations and other sales offices worldwide, with 1,582 employees. In 2015, the business unit achieved a global sales volume of EUR 835 million (929 million USD).
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