Chad Hook, PPG Show Truck Driver STRONGSVILLE, Ohio – January 28, 2015 – PPG Automotive Refinish has announced the 2015 appearance schedule of its colorful show truck. The truck, a popular crowd-pleaser at all its tour stops, is a 75-foot 2007 Coronado Freightliner tractor-trailer rig. This year it sports a new paint scheme that highlights the vibrant colors, ingenious graphics and matchless special effects that PPG’s advanced PPG refinish products allow and encourage.

Again this year, veteran PPG driver Chad Hook will steer the truck across the country to major custom car and truck shows sponsored by the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association, the National Street Rod Association (NSRA) and other automotive enthusiast groups.

Chad has been driving the PPG show truck since 1999 and has never missed an event or arrived late. He will begin his annual expedition April 24 with the Goodguys 2nd Florida Nationals and move on to Nashville, Indianapolis and other destinations across the nation. He will make a total of 14 stops and end the season with the Goodguys 18th Southwest Nationals in Scottsdale, Ariz., Nov. 20.

The show truck presents a great opportunity for professional and amateur custom car painters and builders to learn more about PPG products and the outstanding finishes they provide. Car and truck buffs are welcome to visit the truck at any of its stops. The complete tour schedule follows.

  • Nashville, Tenn., May 15-17, Goodguys 10th Nashville Nationals
  • Indianapolis, Ind., June 5-7, Goodguys 2nd Indy Nationals
  • West Springfield, Mass., June 12-14, Goodguys 23rd East Coast Nationals
  • St Paul, Minn., June 19-21, Back to the ’50s
  • Des Moines, Iowa, July 3-5, Goodguys 24th Heartland Nationals
  • Columbus, Ohio, July 10-12, Goodguys18th PPG Nationals
  • Syracuse, N.Y., July 17-19, Syracuse Nationals
  • Louisville, Ky., Aug. 6-9, NSRA Street Rod Nationals
  • West Valley, Utah, Sept. 10-12, Ultimate Air Affair
  • Englishtown, N.J., Sept. 19, Diesel Nationals
  • Fort Worth, Texas, Oct. 2-4, Goodguys 23rd Lone Star Nationals
  • Biloxi, Miss., Oct. 8-10, Cruisin’ the Coast
  • Scottsdale, Ariz., Nov. 20-22, Goodguys 18th Southwest Nationals

Events and appearances are subject to change.

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