Press Release: 2013 International Drag Racing Hall of Fame induction dinner anticipates huge crowd
Donna Garlits, the General Manager/CFO of the Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing, has announced that the demand for tickets for the induction dinner/ceremony, presented by the National Hot Rod Association and Summit Racing Equipment, for the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame’s latest class has been extremely high. The event is to be held on March 14 at the Gainesville, Fla. Paramount Plaza Hotel & Suites.
“We are seeing an unprecedented demand for tickets and sponsor tables for this year’s event,” she said.“We are rapidly approaching a sell out and the hotel’s special room package has nearly been met!
“This year’s class of inductees and their presenters places an All-Star cast on the stage.The event, with five current and former NHRA World Champions as presenters, is unprecedented in the 23 year history of the banquet.
“For those who are debating about sponsoring a table or purchasing individual tickets, I would recommend immediately calling the Museum and ordering what they need."
The inductees and presenters for the 23 class to the Hall of Fame are:
Dave Boertman Presented by Allen Johnson
Wally Booth Presented by John Calibri
Bernie Fedderly Presented by John Force and Robert Hight
Harry Hibler Presented by Ed Pink
Hirata, Hobbs & Vodnik Presented by Jack Beckman
K.S. Pittman Presented by Greg Sharp
Dick Rosberg Presented by Steve Earwood
Louis Senter Presented by Antron Brown
Dr. Robert Post, PhD. Presented by Bruce Larson
The induction ceremonies begin with a cocktail reception at 6:00 PM, with dinner served at 7:00 PM (Eastern). Legendary NHRA Announcer Bob Frey will serve as the evening’s Master of Ceremonies.
The major sponsors of the banquet are the National Hot Rod Association and Summit Racing Equipment. Associate sponsors are: VR-12, National Parts Depot, Commercial Power Cleaners, Inc. and Mopar, Chrysler Group LLC’s service, parts and customer-care brand
Ticket details and additional information are available by calling or emailing Donna Garlits at: (352) 245- 8661 or (877) 271-3278 toll free, fax (352) 245- 6895, email: firstname.lastname@example.org