In a dramatic finish at the end of the 24-hour race set in France, Porsche pulls ahead of Toyota to take their second consecutive and 18th overall victory. Beginning in 1923, the 24-hour Le Mans Race is the oldest active sports car race that focuses on endurance racing. It’s been commonly referred to as the “Grand Prix of Endurance and Efficiency”. The purpose of this race was to challenge the car racing industry to build a car that thrives on sporty reliability and efficiency, rather than just building the fastest machine. Holding the record for most overall wins by a manufacturer with eighteen victories, Porsche has established their position as a leader in these categories. Whether you are a race car fanatic or are just looking for a reliable and stylish luxury vehicle, Porsche has proven to be a winning choice. Taking the Trophy in the 2016 Le Mans Race Nearing the last lap of the 24-hour race, the Porsche driving team was in a steady second place position behind Toyota. The race seemed all but over when Toyota’s prototype stopped right before the final lap, allowing the Porsche team’s Porsche 919 Hybrid to pass them and take the victory. [...]
Courageous Persuaders video competition is approaching quickly with the deadline for entry is February 9, 2012. Courageous Persuaders is a competition-based scholarship program that invites high school students to create a 30-second television commercial about the dangers of underage drinking.
Courageous Persuaders Awards Celebration Recognizes High School Student-Produced Anti-Underage Drinking Commericals
Students Walk Aawy with $18,000 in Scholarships TROY, Michigan, June 1, 2011 – The Detroit Auto Dealers Association (DADA) awarded high school students who took a stand against underage drinking with $18,000 in scholarships at the annual Courageous Persuaders Awards Celebration, featuring a red carpet arrival and hosted by renowned Detroit television personality Huel Perkins, anchor at WJBK Fox2. The awards celebration was held on May 19th at the Troy Marriott in Troy, Mich. The DADA is the primary sponsor and administrator of the Courageous Persuaders program, which is facilitated through the DADA Education Foundation. “This was truly an inspirational event,” said Bob Shuman, DADA Vice President, who represented the DADA at the event. “It provides hope that our next generation will not only make positive lifestyle choices, but will inspire others to do the same.” The competition, now in its 11th year, encourages high school students to create 30-second television commercials warning middle school students about the dangers of drinking alcohol. The contest drew 898 participants who submitted 514 video entries, which included thousands of students from schools throughout the U.S. Student scholarships and award winners: Grand Prize, $3,000 - “That’s Not Cool” by Catrina Stoner, Dundee High School, [...]
Courageous Persuaders program harnesses creativity to deliver youth-to-youth message about dangers of underage drinking