The SEMA Show
is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the
world. It draws the industry brightest minds and hottest products
to one place, the Las Vegas Convention Center. As part of the
AAIW, the SEMA Show attracts more than 120,000 industry leaders
from over 100 countries for unlimited profit opportunities in
the automotive, truck and SUV, and RV markets. SEMA Show 2007
drew over 60,000 domestic and international buyers through two
million square feet of exhibits. The displays are segmented into
10 sections, and a New Products Showcase features more than 2,000
newly introduced parts, tools and components. In addition, the
SEMA Show provides attendees with educational seminars, product
demonstrations, special events, networking opportunities and
through out the countless displays in and around the massive
L.V. Convention Center are famous celebrates, race car drivers,
race cars, show cars and hot rods. The companies use these people
and automobiles to draw buyers into their displays and focus
attention to their products. One such draw was Jack Harris' Nitro
Thunder Funny Car.
Jack Harris and his state-of-the-art
Nitro Nostalgia Funny Car that was the center piece of the HPC
Paul Clayson (CEO JetHot), John Force, Jack Harris and Harry
Jack with Paul
Stoll who is the lead graphic artist for PPG Paint. Paul did
all the graphics on the Nitro Thunder Firebird funny car.
Clayson from Jet Hot.
Harry Dubach, Matt Petrauskas, John Force, Jack Harris, Lance
Kress, David Gibbons, Greg Chan and Shaun Mckay.
John and Harry
Force is a big draw and between
himself and Jack drew a lot of attention to the JET-HOT display.
is always making new friends...... how about actress Candy Clark
who played Toad's wannabe girlfriend (Debbie) in the 1973 smash
hit American Graffiti. She was the "typical blond"
riding around all night in Ron Howard's '58 Impala.
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