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SEMA Chairman Named 2004 Meguiar’s Award Recipient

Corky Coker of Coker Tire, chairman of SEMA's board of directors, was chosen as the 2004 Meguiar's Award recipient by the Meguiar's Award Selection Committee. The award recognizes individuals who have significantly impacted the collector-car hobby. Past recipients include: Steve Earle, founder of the Historic Sports Car Racing Association; Robert Petersen, founder of Motor Trend and Hot Rod magazines; and "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno.

From SEMA eNews

CHATTANOOGA, TN — Corky Coker of Coker Tire, chairman of SEMA’s board of directors, was chosen as the 2004 Meguiar’s Award recipient by the Meguiar’s Award Selection Committee. The award recognizes individuals who have significantly impacted the collector-car hobby. Past recipients include: Steve Earle, founder of the Historic Sports Car Racing Association; Robert Petersen, founder of Motor Trend and Hot Rod magazines; and “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno.

The Meguiar’s Award Selection Committee is comprised of automotive writers, editors and publishers from various national newspapers, enthusiast and lifestyle publications, cable television, collector-car and specialty-auto magazines.

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