I’m a kid in a candy store! The excitement of the Charlotte AutoFair with its broad sweep of entertainment for car fans and families plus the thrill of sharing the mic with industry legends makes my heart race. - Bobby Likis
(PRWEB) September 19, 2014
Bobby Likis, automotive expert and host of nationally syndicated car-talk program "Bobby Likis Car Clinic," will globalcast Car Clinic live on Saturday, September 20, 10a-12n ET, from the Performance Racing Network (PRN) studios at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Sharing the microphone with Likis will be distinguished racing and classic car enthusiasts and executives, who will be participating in the Charlotte AutoFair festivities. Presented in part by Nationwide Insurance and Hagerty Classic Car Insurance, the Car Clinic globalcast will feature on-air guests including Ray Everham (legendary crew chief and host of “AmeriCarna”), Dr. Andrew Randolph (Technical Director, Earnhardt-Childress Racing), Lenny Ba-ticki (Public Relations Manager, Charlotte Motor Speedway), Walt Hollifield (GTO expert), Scott Stuart (5th Generation Camaro), and Mike Baucom (Nationwide Insurance).
Likis admits, “I’m a kid in a candy store! The excitement of the Charlotte AutoFair with its broad sweep of entertainment for car fans and families plus the thrill of sharing the mic with industry legends makes my heart race.” He adds, “And I’ll be the eyes and ears for Car Clinic audiences as we’ll bring the excitement to them via @BobbyLikis on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram; then live on the Car Clinic globalcast at http://www.WatchBobbyLive.com.”
Says John Aman, Senior Consultant, National Media and Sports Marketing for Nationwide, “We’re excited to bring the Bobby Likis Car Clinic to the Auto Fair and the Nationwide Showcase Pavilion. Classic car owners sweat over every detail of their classic car and their insurance should too. Working with Bobby Likis allows us to share the fun and excitement of the Auto Fair with car enthusiasts around the country, and helps educate classic car owners about how we can help them protect their pride and joy.”
The Charlotte AutoFair is open Thursday-Saturday from 8a-6p and on Sunday from 8a-4p with events for the entire family, including Exotic Performance Vehicle Display, 50th Anniversary of the GTO, DockDogs Big Air, Terracross Off-Road UTV Racing, Classic Car Auction, PlayZone, Nationwide Insurance Display, Huge Car Corral, Car Club Shows, Giant Flea Market, and the Manufacturers’ Midway. Awards ceremony for car club awards will take place on Sunday at 2p in Victory Circle. For details about all the events at the 2014 Charlotte AutoFair, visit http://www.CharlotteMotorSpeedway.com.
About Bobby Likis Car Clinic and the Car Clinic Network
Bobby Likis Car Clinic is the largest car-talk program/network on commercial radio, multiple web audiocasts, live video streaming webcast, podcasts (including iTunes), iPhone, chat room, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, American Forces Radio Network & television. Car Clinic can be heard and seen in high-definition video on Saturdays, 10a-12n ET, live at WatchBobbyLive.com, on Facebook.com/BobbyLikis and on YouTube.com/BobbyLikis. Host Bobby Likis is the only car-talk host on commercial multi-media platforms named for five consecutive years to the “Talkers 250,” the prestigious list of the top 250 talk-show hosts in America. Likis also owns and operates a 15000sf automotive service center, whose awards include “Best Automotive Service Shop,” “Best Oil Change,” and most recently, “Best Reputation in Automotive Service.” Drive to http://www.CarClinicNetwork.com.
About Charlotte AutoFair 2014
The Charlotte AutoFair is the largest and greatest Collector Vehicle Event in the Southeast, and includes thousands of classic and exotic cars, 50 car clubs and nearly 100,000 auto enthusiasts. Displays will include a special collection of exotic vehicles from around the world, including limited edition Lamborghinis, Ferraris, Porsches, the 50th Anniversary Pontiac GTO, and the Fifth Generation Camaro. Automotive parts and memorabilia will be for sale or trade, a collector car auction will be conducted by Dealer Auctions Inc., and more than 1,500 collectible vehicles of all makes and models will be available for sale in the car corral that rings the 1.5-mile superspeedway. This year will also feature The Dock Dog competition, which will showcase some of America’s top dogs in events including Big Air, Extreme Vertical and Speed Retrieve.
About Charlotte Motor Speedway
For more than 50 years, Charlotte Motor Speedway has set the standard for motorsports entertainment for fans of all ages. Charlotte Motor Speedway is the only race vacation destination where fans can immerse themselves in the heart of NASCAR country. Visitors can attend one-of-a-kind race spectacles such as the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race, the Coca-Cola 600 and the Bank of America 500; take behind-the-scenes speedway and race shop tours; explore the NASCAR Hall of Fame; and drive an 800-horsepower stock car. Charlotte Motor Speedway, zMAX Dragway and The Dirt Track at Charlotte host international NASCAR, NHRA and World of Outlaw events; gigantic AutoFairs, grassroots Legend Car and street legal drag racing, Monster Trucks and one of the world’s largest drive-through holiday light shows, Speedway Christmas. There’s entertainment for every thrill-seeker! Through every event and every decade, Charlotte Motor Speedway puts FANS FIRST with a never-ending commitment to enhance the fan experience. That tradition continues with unmatched value through affordable season tickets, unparalleled prerace entertainment and more opportunities for you to see your favorite drivers. Make memories with us at The Greatest Place to See the Race! http://www.CharlotteMotorSpeedway.com
Nationwide, a Fortune 100 company based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. The company provides a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto, commercial, homeowners and life insurance; public and private sector retirement plans, annuities and mutual funds; banking and mortgages; specialty health; pet, motorcycle, boat and farm insurance. For more information, visit http://www.Nationwide.com.
Hagerty is a private, family-owned company that specializes in classic car insurance. Headquartered in Traverse City, MI, Hagerty operates in all 50 states, Canada, and also has offices in the U.K. that serve several European countries. In addition to providing classic car insurance, they publish a classic car price guide, Hagerty Classic Cars magazine, and support the future growth of the hobby through educational scholarships, youth advocacy efforts and the Historic Vehicle Association – which Hagerty founded to protect the cultural heritage of the automobile. Hagerty and Guaranteed Value are trademarks of The Hagerty Group, LLC. http://www.Hagerty.com