Jim Campbell, General Motors US Vice President Performance Vehicles and Motorsports, will serve as the Honorary Chairman of this Wednesday’s 24th Annual Motorsports Hall of Fame of America Induction Ceremony at the historic Fillmore Theater in downtown Detroit, Michigan.
As Honorary Chairman, Campbell will preside over the formal black-tie ceremony and deliver the evening’s keynote address prior to the official inductions of the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America’s 2012 class.
This year’s list of motorsports legends that will be enshrined into the Hall includes sports car racing champion and five-time 24 Hours of Le Mans winner Derek Bell, popular NASCAR “Alabama Gang” driver Neil Bonnett, motorsports pioneer Pop Dreyer, high-performance innovator Vic Edelbrock, Sr., off-road racing champion Ricky Johnson, ace engine builder Ed Pink, and IndyCar champion and Indianapolis 500 winner Danny Sullivan.
In his current position, Campbell is responsible for integrating the engineering and marketing of performance versions of current production models in addition to all motorsports activities.
Tickets for the 24th annual Motorsports Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Wednesday, August 29, can be purchased by calling 248/349-RACE (7223) or at www.mshf.com.
The evening’s emcee will be former driver David Hobbs, who is also now a popular reporter and host on SPEED and a 2009 inductee into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America in the Sports Car category.
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