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News   August 16, 2001   by Auto Service World

Tenneco Sending Technicians Back to School


Tenneco Automotive is sending 17 Expert Plus members to a two-day racing school.
The 17 technicians will spend two days honing their formula-car driving skills at the Auto Sport Basi Racing School in Laval, Que., through TA’s Canadian “Race to the Finish” promotion.
“Race to the Finish” was a five-month promotion exclusive to Canadian Expert Plus members and their technicians. Each participant submitted at least one completed “Race to the Finish” gameboard representing 22 installations of qualifying Monroe ride control products and/or Walker or DynoMax exhaust components. Entrants also were asked to complete a special Tenneco Automotive exhaust and ride control crossword puzzle. Thousands of qualified entries were received from across Canada prior to the July 30 drawing.
“‘Race to the Finish’ was a great way to reward Expert Plus members for their skills and knowledge related to the world’s best ride control and exhaust products,” said Sheryl Bomia, North American Aftermarket programs manager for Tenneco Automotive. “Now we’ll get to see our winners take their driving skills to the next level at one of the world’s most respected driving schools.”
The Auto Sport Basi Racing School (formerly Jim Russell Racing School) offers two full days of instruction in advanced driving (street cars) and introductory racing (Formula 1600 Van Diemen race cars) at the Autodrome St. Eustache. Racing instruction includes several individual timed events on the track.
The winners of the 2001 Expert Plus “Race to the Finish” program are:
Darren Toth, Minute Muffler & Brake, Lethbridge, AB; Peter Gallo, Carline Muffler/Johnny’s Muffler, Trail, BC; Allie Jesperson, Jesperson’s Brake & Muffler, Chilliwack, BC; Clayton Saulnier, Clayt’s Off Road, Little Brook, NS; Herb Zylstra, The Mufflerman, London, ON; Dan Bonnett, Toronto Brake, Scarborough, ON; Dan Vaillancourt, True Centre Muffler, North Bay, ON; Pierre Latouche, Silencieux Gosselin Inc., Quebec, QC; Jocelin Bourbonnais, Silenciuex Paco, Cap de la Madeleine, QC; Karine Ricard, Garage L Herbert, Repentigny, QC; Luc Poirier, Garage L Herbert, Repentigny, QC; Jocelyn Lefebvre, Silencieux Carline Drummondville, Drummondville, QC; Olivier Bernard, Garage Claude Bernard, St Pie, QC; Harvey Bulicz, Minute Muffler, Melfort, SK; Shelley Unrau, Hi Point Auto Care, Mill Bay, BC; Andre Carrier, Silencieux de l’Est Inc., Pointe aux Trembles, QC; Stan Pratt, Carline Muffler, Drayton Valley, AB;


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