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19th Annual Race for Automotive Education Raises More Than $13,000

Thanks to the support of 1Collision Network, automotive students from six tech colleges were able to participate in this year’s event. Thanks to the support of 1Collision Network, automotive students from six tech colleges were able to participate in this year’s event.

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The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of Minnesota (AASP-MN) held its 19th Annual Race for Automotive Education, Sept. 28-30 at ProKart Indoor Racing in Burnsville, MN.

The event raised more than $13,400 to support the alliance’s Automotive Education Fund and will fund scholarships for automotive students enrolled in ASE-accredited auto service and collision repair programs in Minnesota’s technical colleges.

 

Over the three nights, 150 racers took to the track in go-karts reaching speeds of up to 40 mph.

 

Twenty teams of auto service and collision repair shops and industry suppliers were joined by 10 teams of automotive students from Dakota County Technical College, Dunwoody College of Technology, Hennepin Technical College (north and south campuses), St. Cloud Community & Technical College and South Central College. The student teams were sponsored by 1Collision Network.

 

Many spectator fans were also on hand to cheer on their team.

 

Trophies were awarded to the first place and runner-up teams each night. They were:

 

Sept. 28
First place---Wenzel Auto Electric, Mankato
Runner-up---Further Performance, Minneapolis

 

Sept. 29 (Student Night)
First place---Hennepin Technical College, Eden Prairie
Runner-up---Hennepin Technical College, Brooklyn Park

 

Sept. 30
First Place---LaMettry’s Collision, Minnetonka
Runner-up---Heppner’s Auto Body, Team 1, Twin Cities

 

In addition to the 30 race teams, the event was supported by...


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