3M Hire Our Heroes 500 is Set to Take the Green Flag during 2018 SEMA Show as Collision Repair Industry’s Top Shop Owners, MSO Leaders and Industry-Leading Companies Race to Claim the Honors
Event to Benefit 3M Hire Our Heroes Program to Provide Scholarships and Tool Grants to Military Veterans and Their Families
Race Scheduled from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on October 30, 2018 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
3M Automotive Aftermarket Division, along with the Collision Repair Education Foundation, is putting its effort to provide collision repair education opportunities for military members into high gear this year, launching the 3M Hire Our Heroes 500 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. On Tuesday, October 30, 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division, the Collision Repair Education Foundation and representatives from top MSO and independent collision repair facilities and industry companies and will compete in NASCAR stock cars from the NASCAR Racing Experience for bragging rights as the fastest collision repair professional in the industry. Drivers will complete two eight-lap segments and the fastest average lap time wins. Drivers also receive specially painted helmets illustrating the 3M Hire Our Heroes program, which will be on display in the 3M outside booth.
- Legendary automotive designer Chip Foose will wave the green flag for the field.
- The winner will be presented the race trophy by NASCAR Hall of Fame member Richard Petty
- Companies competing in the race include CARSTAR, Gerber Collision & Glass, Auto Body Evolution, Lindsay Collision Centers, Brandywine Coach Works, Skeeter’s Body Shop, Caliber Collision, Fix Auto, Berkshire Hathaway Automotive/English Color and Supply, Certified Collision Group, CARSTAR Jordon Road/CARSTAR Alpine, Garmat and Enterprise Rent-a-Car have entered the race and are ready to challenge their industry colleagues against the clock.
- The 3M Hire Our Heroes 500 benefits the 3M Hire Our Heroes scholarship program
Donate here for your ticket to the event, including the 3M Hire Our Heroes reception.
Following your donation, you will receive your ticket and event details via email from 3M.
Transportation will be provided from the Westgate Hotel, with shuttles leaving at 5 p.m.
If you prefer, you can mail your donation to Collision Repair Education Foundation, 5125 Trillium Boulevard, Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60192. If sending a check, be sure to identify “Hire our Heroes” in the memo section of the check.
Check out the videos below with Hire Our Heroes Grant Recipients