This weekend at the Britol Tennessee NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals John Force recieved the coveted Lee Iacocca Award.The award was conceived by Lee to bring awareness to the Lee Iacocca Foundation http://www.iacoccafoundation.org/
in finding a cure for diabetes and to celebrate the accomplishments of those involved in the auto industry today.
The prestigious Lee Iacocca Award is given for “Dedication To Excellence In Perpetuating An American Automotive Tradition.” The award, presented to John,was presented on multiple levels, including character, community involvement, integrity and his extensive involvement in his charitable organizations.
The award is presented by The Lopata Family promotors of The Forge Invitational Musclecar Show www.forgemusclecarshow.com and Tim Lopata who is affilited this year with Fun Ford Weekend Bristol Tennessee segment.This award is presented by very few shows in the country and recipients are
nominated and go thru a selection process which are then approved by Mr. Iacocca.
Past recipients include Jay Leno,Carroll Shelby and Craig Jackson and Steve Davis of Barrett Jackson.The Lopata's would like to thank TEK Auto Group tire repair systems
for sponsoring the award and Brandon Cross of the Bristol Dragway..
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