(LEXINGTON, Ohio) Aug. 13, 2000 –Conseco has stepped in to provide the Conseco Step Up award to the Barber Dodge Pro Series driver who recoups the most positions in a race. That driver will receive a $500.00 cash award.
“We are very pleased to present this award to the driver who demonstrates the ability to ‘step up’ performance during the race. The Barber Dodge Pro Series has long been recognized as the premiere series for drivers to demonstrate their skill and professionalism to the entire racing community. Many of their graduates have gone on to success in CART, NASCAR and the Indy Racing Northern Lights Series,” said Peter Ledwith, Director of Motorsports for Conseco Risk Management, Inc. (CRM).
“It has always been our objective to support excellence in our organization and in the organizations we serve,” said Mike Wells, president and CEO of CRM. “This award continues that effort. Congratulations to this year's winners and may they set an objective for others to reach for each year!”
“When a company of the stature of Conseco comes on board to support our organization, it continues to support the fact that the Barber Dodge Pro Series truly cultivates first rate talent that will feed the top levels of the sport,” said Barber Dodge Managing Director, Jeremy Dale. “We are very pleased and proud that Conseco has recognized the talent and the efforts of our drivers.”
Conseco Risk Management, Inc.is a division of Conseco, Inc. Headquartered in Carmel, Ind., Conseco is one of middle America’s leading sources for insurance, investment and lending products. Through its subsidiaries and a nationwide network of distributors, Conseco helps 13 million customers step up to a better, more secure future.