received Buddy Shuman award
SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 15, 2005--John Glover, who for more than two decades has been the "go-to guy" for NASCAR Cup Series engine tuners seeking the latest spark plug technologies, received the prestigious 2005 NASCAR Buddy Shuman Award during a December 2 ceremony in New York City.Presented annually by NASCAR, the Shuman Award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to the growth of Cup Series racing. Glover
, who since 1960 has been the primary motorsports representative for Federal-Mogul Corporation's
(OTCBB:FDMLQ) Champion(R) spark plug brand, is one of few non-racing figures to have received the Shuman award.Throughout his
45 years with Champion, Glover
has worked closely with leading teams in virtually every popular form of racing, including Formula One, CART and NASCAR Cup competition.Since the early 1980s he has focused his attention on the ever-increasing power demands of NASCAR engines and played a vital role in establishing Champion as the most successful brand of spark plugs in modern Cup Series applications. "John may not be known by racing fans but he's a very important figure within the pit area and in NEXTEL Cup engine building operations," said Jay Burkhart, vice president of global marketing for Federal-Mogul.
...Federal-Mogul's John Glover now joins this exclusive racing fraternity with the 2005 award.