SEMA announces four Hall of Fame inductees

May 4, 2012

May 4, 2012—SEMA will induct four automotive professionals into its Hall of Fame in July to honor their efforts to raise the stature and growth of the automotive specialty-equipment industry.

The four Hall of Fame inductees include:

• Nick Arias Jr. of Nick Arias Racing Components
• Bill France Sr., founder of NASCAR
• Mark Heffington, founder of Hypertech Inc.
• Bob Larivee Sr., founder of Auto Art Promotions Inc.

SEMA said the four individuals will be officially inducted into its Hall of Fame during the SEMA Installation Banquet & Gala Fundraiser scheduled for July 27 at the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Convention Center in Pomona, Calif.

For more information about the Hall of Fame celebration, or to register to attend the event, visit or

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