Students will learn about career opportunities in the heavy-duty aftermarket industry.
The race will take place on July 16 at the Federated Auto Parts Raceway in Pevely, Missouri.
At the tour’s final stop, AVS will be announcing the winner of its custom 2018 Dodge Challenger SCAT Pack.
As an official sponsor, the ODYSSEY battery logo will appear on the quarter panels of Deegan’s No. 38 Toyota pickup in the Pro-Lite LOORRS and on the Deegan Racing transporter.
The all 1/8-mile drag racing series competes in events in Oklahoma, Kentucky, Missouri, Kansas and Texas.
The invitational will feature Super Sportsman, PASS/IMCA Sprints and Extreme Stocks feature events.
Epicor, a provider of technology solutions developed specifically for motor vehicle parts and service businesses, is the first title sponsor in the 70-year history of the conference.
AARC seeks riders, sponsors and pledges for its ride and plans to donate all proceeds to the University of the Aftermarket Foundation to fund industry scholarships and educational initiatives.
It is the company’s first appearance at the popular show. PPG will display its broad range of automotive refinish products in booths No. 701 and No. 801.
The company also will continue its role as a contingency sponsor for all Sportsman racing classes, as well as Pro Mod and Pro Stock Motorcycle.
This is the second time in three years that PPG has been recognized as Sponsor of the Year.