2018 PRI / V8TV LIVE STAGE EXPERIENCE
V8TV Productions, Inc., is excited to be working with the Performance Racing Industry trade organization (PRI) to host a live stage at the 2018 PRI Show in Indianapolis, IN, December 6-8. The stage will be buzzing with activities all day each day of the PRI Show, with attractions ranging from press conferences and interviews to seminars and full-blown roundtable discussions.
The V8TV crew will be using content from the stage for online and V8TV television episodes, and PRI will also be sharing relevant content in their newsletters, social, and websites.
Highlights will be a series of round table presentations, with 7 events planned. These are approximately 1 hour in length. Moderated by automotive host Kevin Oeste, (SEMA, V8TV, Muscle Car Of The Week, Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals), these live shows bring racing personalities to the stage as well as manufacturers and engine builders to discuss some of the hottest racing topics. A description of each is below. In addition, there will be at least 6 individual ½ hour seminars as well, with additional hot topics in a shorter format.
The remaining stage time will be dedicated to press conferences, new product reveals, PRI-scheduled interviews, daily recaps from the show, and more.
ROUND TABLE SHOWS (1 HOUR SHOW)
1. NMCA LEGENDS - THE BEGINNINGS OF STREET CAR DRAG RACING
A spirited discussion with stories from those who pioneered the street car drag racing scene as we know it today! Friday, 12/7, 3:30 PM* PANELISTS INCLUDE NICK SCAVO, DAVID FREIBURGER, BILL TROVATO
2. SALT SHAKERS - THE FASTEST PEOPLE ON EARTH
We’re bringing some of the fastest people on the planet to the PRI V8TV Stage for tales and tips from the fastest sport on Earth! Friday 12/7, 10:00 AM*
3. ROAD / AUTOCROSS RACING
With plenty of events all across the USA catering to a wide variety of skill sets and cars ranging from vintage Pro-Touring to modern exotics, It’s no wonder that the sport of Autocross and Amateur Road Racing is so hot! Our panel will consist of drivers, manufacturers, and event organizers of this insanely popular sport. Saturday 12/8, 1:00 PM* UPDATE: PANELISTS INCLUDE MARK STIELOW, KYLE TUCKER, JIMI DAY, DAVID SCHARDT
4. ENGINE BUILDERS - PRESENTED BY COMP Cams
Technology is changing rapidly, and it’s amazing to see the huge power levels being churned out by LS, Coyote, Gen III Hemi, and other OE based street and race engines. Throw in the giant custom billet blocks and ultra-flowing head designs from aftermarket companies, and it’s mind blowing to see what’s out there. We’ll have some of the leaders from the engine building world to share what’s new. Thursday, 12/6/2018, 2:00 PM*
5. 7 DAYS OF GLORY
The popularity of Hot Rod Magazine’s Drag Week cannot be denied, and we’re bringing some of the fastest as well as entry level competitors of this grueling - and satisfying - event to see what it takes to run the number in a different city every night… and drive the car in between. Saturday, 12/8, 10:00 AM* PANELISTS INCLUDE DAVID FREIBURGER
6. CIRCLE TRACK CHASSIS SETUP AND TUNING
Chassis setup and managing traction are huge challenges for any racer, and this roundtable aims to cover advanced topics in chassis tuning, part selection, and application. Friday, 12/7, 1:30 PM*
7. TUNING FOR TROUBLE
The EPA has always been a looming presence in the high-performance world, as tuners and manufactures learn to dance between the regulations for legal results on the street and track. Recently, some EPA fines ignited an explosion of questions about the future of tuning products, performance shops, and ramifications for consumers. Our guests include all the above, including legal experts, help answer some of these burning questions. Thursday, 12/6/2018, 10:00 AM* PANELISTS INCLUDE MIKE NORRIS, DAVID P. GOCH
* Roundtable times subject to change, notice will be provided
These roundtable presentations offer not only a live stage experience, but will live on through social media, web streaming, television content, and in selected PRI communications. We are offering several sponsorship levels to integrate your company’s presence in these exciting presentations.
SEMINAR TOPICS (½ HOUR SHOWS)
In addition the full hour roundtables, shorter form ½ seminars will be held as well. Topics for these include, but are not limited to:
- TOWING LAWS, SAFETY, AND GEAR
- RACING THE LS ENGINE - PRESENTED BY COMP Cams - PANELISTS INCLUDE BILLY GODBOLD
- SAFETY THIRD - NEW TECHNOLOGY IN SAFETY GEAR
- RISING COSTS FOR RACERS
- OPEN WHEELS / MIDGETS ON THE RISE
- MUST-HAVE SHOP GEAR FOR RACERS
- ENGAGING THE NEXT GENERATION IN RACING
...and more as they develop.
In addition, for shorter form product releases and press announcements, the V8TV Stage will be available for 15 minute presentations.
We’re all extremely excited to work with PRI to host the V8TV Roundtables, Seminars, and Interviews during the best racing show in the country, and we’re equally excited to share the content around the racing world. We hope you can join us!
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