In 2002, Mike Grice and Brad Bennett founded Wildfire, a fully integrated marketing communications company located in Winston-Salem. In 2009, they bought Keystone Marketing from Roger Bear, who retired after 20 years at Keystone’s helm. This purchase folded Keystone’s motorsports-related business into Wildfire while retaining the Keystone brand.CEO Brad Bennett and Director of Business Development [...]
Archive for August, 2012
Sept. 18, 2012 Hendrick Motorsports 4400 Papa Joe Hendrick Blvd. Charlotte, N.C. 28262 Please join the North Carolina Motorsports Association on Tuesday, Sept. 18 at Hendrick Motorsports for Part 2 of an informative seminar presented by the North Carolina Military Business Center. The NCMA is hosting a two-part series to educate and inform businesses on [...]
NCMA Sets Date for Second Government Contracting Seminar Please join the North Carolina Motorsports Association on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, at Hendrick Motorsports for the second phase of our government contracting seminar presented by the North Carolina Military Business Center.
DATE: Oct 06, 2012 to Oct 06, 2012 EVENT: 141 Advantage Place. Statesville, NC 28677 The Kooks 3rd Annual Kar Show and Kookout will run from 9am until 4pm on October 6th, 2012. Come down for family fun, which includes a kar show with trophies, burnout contest, mobile dyno, bounce house and much more. Listen [...]
There is so much to cover regarding the Race Car Technology department at Forsyth Tech in Winston-Salem, it’s hard to know where to start. The program started in 1999 and in 2003 became accredited by the state, offering an associate degree after completion of the two-year, 76-hour school. And it’s not all car classes either. [...]
Tucked away in a quiet area of Winston-Salem is Hank Thomas Performance. Hank Thomas himself still runs things with the help of right-hand man Mike Phillips. The shop has been in the same location for 51 years and services drag, circle track and road racing customers. Hank’s been involved in motorsports for some time, in [...]
If you’ve attended an NCMA mixer, you’ve probably met Roger Shiradelly, who runs the Controlled Thermal Processing shop in Mt. Ulla, far enough off the beaten path he doesn’t have to worry about prying eyes. Much of Roger’s work is protected by confidentiality agreements, so we grabbed lunch and he told me about himself and [...]