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

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The award becomes provided during Speed Week prior to the 2019 Daytona 500. Permatex additionally participated in the 2019 Daytona 500 as a corporate sponsor of Starcom Racing and driver, Landon Cassill.

 

19 award become presented by means of International Motorsports Hall of Fame contributors, Bobby, and Donnie Allison, to Donny Braga, Permatex senior advertising supervisor. The Allison Family Corporate Award honors the reminiscence of Bobby Allison’s overdue sons, Clifford and Davey. In 1973, Bobby Allison famously ran his 1968 Chevelle Late Model Sportsman for three hundred miles at Talladega Motor Speedway without the usage of a gasket or lock washers, relying solely on Permatex Lock-Nut to maintain the automobile’s engine together.

Accepting the award on behalf of Permatex and ITW, Braga stated, “Permatex is honored to receive The Allison Family Corporate Award from the Living Legends in Auto Racing. Permatex turned into founded via Constant A. Benoit Sr., who used his modern sealants to prevent head gasket blowouts in persistence racecars lower back in 1915. Since its founding, Permatex has an extended and storied record in motorsports, and further to its many sports at the NASCAR circuit, has supported many types of expert and beginner racing venues from circle tracks to pull strips to street circuits.”

Living Legends of Auto Racing was founded in 1993 that allows you to apprehend, honor and promote the pioneers of beach racing and stock vehicle racing. Today, the employer has nearly 500 members from around the arena and is a 501-C-three non-profit enterprise. The all-volunteer Daytona Beach, Florida-based totally corporation hosts a diffusion of sports at some point of the 12 months and publishes “The Cannonball,” a quarterly publication. The Living Legends of Auto Racing Museum of Racing History is operated in South Daytona, Florida.