Allison Family Honors Permatex With ‘2019 Living Legends of Auto Racing’ Award

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The award become supplied at some stage in Speed Week previous to the 2019 Daytona 500. Permatex also participated in the 2019 Daytona 500 as a corporate sponsor of StarCom Racing and motive force, Landon Cassill. The 2019 award turned into provided by means of International Motorsports Hall of Fame individuals, Bobby and Donnie Allison, to Donny Braga, Permatex senior advertising manager.

 

The Allison Family Corporate Award honors the reminiscence of Bobby Allison’s past due sons, Clifford and Davey. In 1973, Bobby Allison famously ran his 1968 Chevelle Late Model Sportsman for 300 miles at Talladega Motor Speedway without using a gasket or lock washers, relying solely on Permatex Lock-Nut to preserve the automobile’s engine collectively. Accepting the award on behalf of Permatex and ITW, Braga noted, “Permatex is venerated to obtain The Allison Family Corporate Award from the Living Legends in Auto Racing. Permatex changed into based through Constant A. Benoit Sr., who used his progressive sealants to save you head gasket blowouts in endurance racecars again in 1915. Since its founding, Permatex has an extended and storied records in motorsports, and similarly to its many sports on the NASCAR circuit, has supported many varieties of expert and newbie racing venues from circle tracks to pull strips to avenue circuits.” Living Legends of Auto Racing become founded in 1993 for you to understand, honor and sell the pioneers of seashore racing and stock vehicle racing. Today, the organisation has nearly 500 participants from round the arena and is a 501-C-3 non-earnings business enterprise. The all-volunteer Daytona Beach, Florida-based business enterprise hosts a diffusion of sports in the course of the yr and publishes “The Cannonball,” a quarterly publication. The Living Legends of Auto Racing Museum of Racing History is operated in South Daytona, Florida.