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PPG Releases 2013 Show Truck Appearance Schedule

January 29, 2013

PPG Industries'  automotive refinish business has announced the 2013 tour schedule of its eye-catching show truck. The custom-painted, 75-foot-long 2007 Coronado Freightliner tractor-trailer rig – sporting flames, colorful graphics, dazzling effects and paint schemes achieved with PPG products – will make 20 appearances in 18 states from March through October. Stops include major car, truck and hot rod shows sponsored by the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association, the National Street Rod Association and other car and truck enthusiast groups.

The truck is a self-contained display of exhibits featuring PPG paint products, with the truck as the star attraction. Show attendees of all ages are invited to check out the truck’s impressive exterior custom color and design work created by PPG master painter Paul Stoll and a team of custom painters from California-based Kelly & Son the Crazy Painters. This show-stopping truck wears PPG products including DELFLEET(R) Evolution F3995 Epoxy Primer, FBC Basecoat, FBC500 Blending Clear and F3921 Clearcoat. Its flashy finish serves not only as a striking testament to the capabilities of PPG paints, it serves as a vivid inspiration for those creating their own artistic custom designs and finishes.

PPG driver Chad Hook will again guide the Freightliner to its cross-country appearances, making his first stop March 8 at the 4th Spring Nationals in Scottsdale, Ariz. The complete schedule follows:

Scottsdale, Ariz., 3/8-10 – 4th Spring Nationals
Fort Worth, Texas, 3/15-17 – 3rd Spring Lone Star Nationals
Del Mar, Calif., 4/5-7 – 13th Del Mar Nationals
Oklahoma City, 4/12-14 – 30th Southwest Street Rod Nationals
Knoxville, Tenn., 5/3-5 – 39th Street Rod Nationals South
Nashville, Tenn., 5/17-19 – 8th Nashville Nationals
York, Pa., 5/31-6/2 – 40th Street Rod Nationals East
Loveland, Colo., 6/7-9 – 16th Colorado Nationals
St. Paul, Minn., 6/21-23 – Back to the '50s
Vancouver, Wash., 6/28-30 – 1st Northwest Nationals
Des Moines, Iowa, 7/5-7 – 22nd Heartland Nationals
Columbus, Ohio, 7/12-14 – 16th PPG Nationals
Syracuse, N.Y., 7/19-21 – Syracuse Nationals
Louisville, Ky., 8/1-4 – 44th Street Rod Nationals
Detroit, 8/17 – Woodward Dream Cruise
Englishtown, N.J., 9/14 – U.S. Diesel Truckin’ Nationals
Indianapolis, 9/20-22 – 3rd Speedway Nationals
Fort Worth, Texas, 10/4-6 – 21st Lone Star Nationals
Biloxi, Miss., 10/10-12 – Cruisin’ the Coast
Charlotte, N.C., 10/25-27 – 20th Southeastern Nationals

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