IMIS: Showcasing Innovations in Motorsports
With the slogan of “The Business of Winning Starts Here”, the International Motorsports Industry Show is set to take place in Indianapolis on December 6-8, 2012. Representing all types of auto racing, including circle track, road racing, drag racing and carting, the IMIS 2012 invites racing enthusiasts to view the very latest innovations in equipment and technology on offer by the various sectors of the motorsports industry. In addition to more than 500 exhibitors, the program includes technical seminars, countless networking opportunities, banquets and special events to keep the pace running at full tilt in this popular annual event.
Exhibitors at the IMIS will include suppliers of products, equipment and services to the motorsport industry. New products will receive special attention, both online and at the show, with displays featuring high quality automotive specialty products including a wide range of accessories, performance enhancers, restoration products and more.
Aimed at players in the auto racing industry, the IMIS program includes a safety and technical conference at which NASCAR crew chief Ray Evernham will feature as the keynote speaker. Other knowledgeable experts making presentations at the event include John Melvin, Jim Downing and Tom Gideon, the latter being the director of NASCAR’s research and development center. Engine Builder magazine will be hosting a seminar on Friday December 7, entitled “Race Engine Roundtable: Real World Tips to Take the Checkered Flag”. Participants will include Matt Dickmeyer of Dickmeyer Automotive Engineering; Tony Bischoff of BES Racing Engines; Jim Feurer of Animal Jim Racing; Jeff Taylor of Jeff Taylor Performance; and David McLain of McLain’s Automotive Machine, among others. As with other seminars at IMIS, this roundtable discussion is free of charge to show attendees.
Other events taking place in conjunction with the International Motorsports Industry Show include IndyCar‘s awards ceremony and celebration at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Thursday December 6. Moreover, Andretti Autosport will be unveiling its 2013 IndyCar lineup, which reportedly will include Ryan Hunter-Reay, Marco Andretti, James Hinchcliffe and Zach Veach.
With the Indiana Convention Center as the venue, the International Motorsports Industry Show hours for the public are 10am to 5pm on Thursday and Friday and 10am to 4pm on Saturday.