For Immediate Release

Bitchin’ Guest Slated for 2018 Carlisle Ford Nationals

Direct from Utah – Carlisle Events Presents Dave Kindig in a RARE EAST COAST Event Appearance
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Design award winner. Legendary master builder. Owner of Kindig-It Designs. THE face of one of Velocity TV’s most popular shows, Bitchin’ Rides. Making a rare East Coast event appearance at the world’s most popular all-Ford event, the Carlisle Ford Nationals, running June 1-3, 2018. He is the “car guy’s car guy.” He is Dave Kindig.

Kindig, who credits his engineering knowledge from his childhood passion for Hot Wheels and Legos, is the true definition of a self-taught designer. Starting Kindig-It Designs in 1999, Kindig is the mind behind the madness of vehicles seen on the ever-so-popular show, Bitchin’ Rides. Recognized for taking in weathered and worn out classics, Kindig and his team don’t just “fix cars,” they transform them into pieces of artwork. Cars like the Boosted Coyote ’65 Ford Galaxie, seen on Bitchin’ Rides, evolved from a hand-sketched picture designed by Kindig himself. Creating some of the baddest cars to hit the streets, Kindig is not only recognized on TV but by top automotive industries alike. There are few like Dave Kindig and Ford Nationals guests will see firsthand how unique and talented he really is. After all, no one as talented and popular as Kindig has EVER been to the Carlisle Ford Nationals.

The annual event, presented by Meguiar’s, draws over 50,000 guests and 3,000+ cars from around the globe and has grown each of the past five years. This growth has made the event known to more and more Ford lovers and has even caught the attention of top-notch industry guests too! Kindig will be onsite for one day, Saturday, June 2. During that day, he’ll sign autographs, pose for photos and there will be a special VIP prize package available, though those details are still being designed, customized and fabricated!

“His appeal crosses over many brands and age demos - everyone loves him. I couldn’t pass up the chance to have him here,” said event manager Ken Appell. “This is a very rare East Coast event appearance for him and car enthusiasts will have the chance to get up close and interact with someone who represents the future of the hobby,” continued Appell.

More details about this VERY RARE East Coast event appearance will make its way to in the coming days and weeks. VIP package details will be revealed on social media (@FordNationals on Facebook/@CarlisleEvents on Twitter) as well as the Carlisle Events’ web page. Regardless, the chance to meet and interact with someone like Dave Kindig, especially in the eastern time zone, is rare and should not be missed!

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Public Relations Manager
717-243-7855 ext. 133

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