The Production Engine Remanufacturers Association (PERA) has announced its preliminary program for the upcomping Spring Tech Meeting to be held at Hilton Charlotte University Place, Charlotte, NC, March 18-20. In addition to an impressive line up of speakers, Richard Childress Racing has agreed to let PERA tour their shop. Hendrick Motor Sports will also host a tour of their facilities as well as perform an engine build, an event that is unprecedented by both race teams. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for those who are planning to attend. Mark your calendars as this is a meeting you will be talking about for years to come.
Wednesday, March 18:
Opening Reception 6:30 – 8:00 pm – Lake View Room
Thursday, March 19:
This jam packed day will begin with breakfast at 8:00am and
conclude with a dinner at the Lowe’s Motor Speedway.
8:00 8:45 am – Breakfast
9:00-9:15 am – Opening Remarks
9:15-10:45 am – Bob Rodriguez, ASE: Alternative Perspectives
10:45-11:00 am – Break
11:00 am -12:00 – Doug Anderson, Grooms Engines: Rebuilding the Late Model Hemi
12:00 -1:00 pm – Boxed Lunch in Route to RCR
1:00 4:00 pm – Tour Richard Childress Racing
4:00-5:00 pm – RCR to Lowe’s Motor Speedway
5:00-7:00 pm – Dinner and Events at Lowe’s
7:30 pm – Return to Hotel
Friday, March 20:
8:00-9:00 am – Coffee Presentation, Lake Speed Jr., Joe Gibbs Racing Oil: Go Faster for Less
9:00-10:00 am – Breakfast Presentation, Mark Ferner, Shell Global Solutions: Synthetic Oils
10:00-11:00 am – Hotel Check Out and Drive to Hendrick Motorsports
11:00 am – Engine Build and Tour of Hendrick Motorsports
Hotel reservation deadline is Wednesday, February 18, 2009. Secure your lodging by logging on to: https://ems.resrunner.com/peraspring09. or call Janis Joyce at 203-772-0470 ext.428, or call 800-233-5989.