Celebrities and Racers Signed Autographs at The Long Beach Grand Prix

K&N Engineering’s custom 18-wheeler is on the road again, this time it was at the Long Beach Convention Center just in time for the 2006 Long Beach Grand Prix.

Spike TV's Power Block Host Courtney Hansen
Spike TV's Power Block Host Courtney Hansen
At least 180,000 people attend the Grand Prix with around 25,000 stopping at the K&N booth during the three day event. The Speed Zone Girls signed autographs along with racers Vaugh Gitten Jr. and Terry Borcheller to name a few.

Borcheller runs our stock air filter with Brian Nott’s new Blackforest Racing Ford Mustang. He was sixth, only 17 seconds away from the win at the Grand-Am Cup Series at Daytona. The 39-year-old racer said he uses K&N because of the performance gain and fuel economy. Borcheller has 57 Professional Race wins in 7 series at 20 tracks. K&N has been part of my racing life since I saw the K&N sticker for the first time when I was 5-years-old, said Brocheller.

Spike TV Power Block show host Courtney Hansen was also signing autographs at the K&N booth in Long Beach. “Courtney is an avid K&N user,” said K&N Engineering, Inc. Truck and Trailer Specialist Tony Yorkman. “She puts our products in her 2004 Ford Thunderbird.”

The K&N truck and trailer can be seen at races and events throughout the United States from February through November. Everyone who visits and opts to fill out a survey has the opportunity to win a K&N Intake System. “We gave away 6 free K&N Intake Systems at Long Beach,” said Yorkman. “People know the K&N name.” K&N Intakes are engineered to work within your vehicle’s specifications while maximizing power and allowing air to flow with little restriction.

Terry Borcheller Meets Fans in Long Beach, California
Terry Borcheller Meets Fans in Long Beach, California
The K&N Crew answered a lot of questions about the benefits of our reusable filters. A K&N filter can perform for up to 100,000 miles before service is required. K&N is the premier manufacturer of filtration products for nearly every vehicle on and off the road. There is also a high-tech interactive system in our booth that shows how K&N filters work.

In May the K&N 18-wheeler will be parked at the NHRA Sport Compact Nationals in Englishtown, New Jersey and the IRL Indy 500 in Indianapolis Indiana.

 Find K&N products for your vehicle using the K&N application search then use the K&N dealer search to find a K&N dealer in your part of the world.


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