Tony Pedregon to speak at college

Tony Pedregon and Scott Palmer to speak at college SPRINGFIELD, MO.--Ozarks Technical Community College will welcome the National Hot Rod Association's Tony Pedregon and Scott Palmer to Springfield on Thursday, April 5, at 6:30 p.m.The event...

Tony Pedregon and Scott Palmer to speak at college

SPRINGFIELD, MO.--Ozarks Technical Community College will welcome the National Hot Rod Association's Tony Pedregon and Scott Palmer to Springfield on Thursday, April 5, at 6:30 p.m.The event will be held in room 100 of Information Commons West, on the Ozarks Technical Community College main campus in Springfield.The public is invited to attend. JPedregon, the Q Power Funny Car driver and speaker for the NHRA, and Palmer, an Ozarks native and current Branson resident now involved with the drag racing circuit, will both speak to guests at the event.Their cars will be on display, and guests will have the opportunity to meet the speakers.The event, which is sponsored by O'Reilly Auto Parts, Quaker State Oil, and Grand Crowne Travel in Branson, will also include dinner, door prizes, and a hat for every ticket holder.

"We are looking forward to having Pedregon and Palmer visit our campus," says Kerry Wrinkle, chair of the transportation division at Ozarks Technical Community College.

"Their experiences of working their way up in the automotive racing world will be exciting and motivating for anyone to hear, and our students especially will benefit from hearing what they can do when they graduate from programs like ours."

Tickets to the Pedregon and Palmer event are $10; proceeds will benefit the automotive and technical programs at Ozarks Technical Community College.Seating is limited; reserve your tickets by calling (417) 447-8120.

-credit: pr

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Series NHRA
Drivers Tony Pedregon , Scott Palmer