15th Annual Race for Automotive Education Announced
The 15 th Annual Race for Automotive Education is planned for January 10 & 11, 2017 at ProKart Indoor
Racing, Burnsville, MN. The event, sponsored by the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers, Minnesota (AASP-
MN), serves as the primary fundraiser for the AASP-MN Automotive Education Fund, which provides financial
resources to support automotive students, enhance automotive programs and raise awareness of career
opportunities in the automotive service industry. Since its inception, the fund has disbursed nearly $190,000 directly
to students enrolled in automotive programs through the Association’s scholarship program and Skills USA
AASP-MN members and other industry supporters will organize teams to compete in kart racing at speeds of
up to 40 miles per hour. When the final checkered flag waves, the Race for Automotive Education is expected to
raise over $7,500. The majority of that money is earmarked to fund scholarships for students enrolled in NATEF-
certified automotive program (collision or mechanical) in the state of Minnesota. Scholarship awards will distributed
in the fall of 2017.
For more information, contact Judell Anderson at the AASP-MN office at (612)623-1110 or (800)852-9071 or
log on to www.aaspmn.org.
AASP-MN is an association of independently-owned automotive service businesses and industry suppliers
dedicated to improving Minnesota’s automotive service industry and the success of its nearly 800 members.
For more information, visit www.aaspmn.org.