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About MotorTrend Group

MotorTrend Group is a motor-inspired entertainment company with relatable stories and wide-reaching appeal.

MotorTrend Group Headquarter Location

27500 Riverview Center Boulevard Suite 200

Bonita Springs, Florida, 34134,

United States

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10:00 EDT MOTORTREND'S 28TH ANNUAL HOT ROD POWER TOUR ROLLS THROUGH THE SOUTH JUNE 13-17, 2022

May 10, 2022

News provided by Share this article Share this article Register now for the nation's largest & most recognized traveling car show - 4,500+ performance vehicles hit the road together! Event registration pricing increases May 13  /  Registration and further event details available at www.hotrodpowertour.us LOS ANGELES, May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's largest traveling car and truck show is back! Celebrating 28 years in 2022, MOTORTREND's HOT ROD Power Tour presented by eBay Motors and Driven by Continental Tire is set to roll through five southern U.S. cities beginning Monday, June 13 through Friday, June 17, 2022. Interested participants that register now through Thursday, May 12 will save on fees - registration pricing increases Friday, May 13. Spectators tickets are free at each tour stop with online RSVP! For registration and event details, visit www.hotrodpowertour.us . HOT ROD Power Tour presented by eBay Motors and Driven by Continental Tire HOT ROD Power Tour is widely considered to be the finest high-end hot rod–based automotive tour in the world, bringing together more than 4,500 vehicles from 47 U.S. states and three Canadian provinces. Classic cars, hot rods and trucks travel city to city while performance car lovers, HOT ROD editors and photographers follow alongside the tour, cruising through small town America like one big family reunion road trip. Participants can join for one day, two days, or be a HOT ROD Power Tour long hauler and join for all five days. Each tour stop features its own unique roundup of things to do including shopping vendor midways, drag racing, enjoying live entertainment, daily concerts and more! HOT ROD POWER TOUR PRESENTED BY EBAY MOTORS AND DRIVEN BY CONTINENTAL TIRE - 2022 SCHEDULE: KICKOFF / Day 1: Monday, June 13 - Liberty Park, Memphis, Tenn. Day 2: Tuesday, June 14 - Nashville Superspeedway, Lebanon, Tenn. Day 3: Wednesday, June 15 - Hoover Met Complex, Hoover, Ala. Day 4: Thursday, June 16 - Pensacola Fairgrounds, Pensacola, Fla. Day 5: Friday, June 17 - Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, Ga. SPONSOR ACTIVATIONS ON THE TOUR In addition to the entertainment, vendor midways, and competitions at each tour stop, registered participants and spectators can look forward to several sponsor-activated features: Toyota Racing - At each stop fans can experience Toyota racing opportunities, Toyota Gazoo Racing North America interactive displays (including a Top Fuel dragster, GR Supra Funny Car, the all-new GR Corolla and a pair of GR Supras), and at the Atlanta Motor Speedway stop on June 17 - the Toyota Thrill Ride Experience (ride along with a professional driver around a purpose built course). Continental Tire – Professional race car driver, host of Dinner with Racers, and friend of Continental Tire Ryan Eversley will be on-site during the tour to share "behind the scenes" content on Continental Tire social media channels. REGISTRATION INFORMATION AND SPECTATOR TICKETS Spectator tickets are free, but registration at www.hotrodpowertour.us is required for guaranteed entry and a free gift onsite. Parking charges may apply in some locations. Participants may register a vehicle for one day, two days, or the entire event as a "Long Hauler." Vehicle registration is open to any year, make, or model. Pre-registration is required and available at   www.hotrodpowertour.us . Pricing increases after Thursday, May 12. PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES CONNECT HEALTH AND SAFETY PRECAUTIONS OVERVIEW All stops will adhere to federal, state and local health and safety guidelines. SOURCE MotorTrend Group

MotorTrend Group Investments

1 Investments

MotorTrend Group has made 1 investments. Their latest investment was in CoverHound as part of their Seed VC on June 6, 2011.

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MotorTrend Group Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

6/3/2011

Seed VC

CoverHound

$0.75M

Yes

Date

6/3/2011

Round

Seed VC

Company

CoverHound

Amount

$0.75M

New?

Yes

Co-Investors

Sources

MotorTrend Group Portfolio Exits

2 Portfolio Exits

MotorTrend Group has 2 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was CoverHound on November 09, 2020.

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Exit

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11/9/2020

Acquired

2

9/5/2013

Acquired - II

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11/9/2020

9/5/2013

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Acquired

Acquired - II

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MotorTrend Group Acquisitions

2 Acquisitions

MotorTrend Group acquired 2 companies. Their latest acquisition was CarDomain Network on September 17, 2012.

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Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
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Total Funding

Note

Sources

9/17/2012

$99M

Acquired

3/21/2005

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9/17/2012

3/21/2005

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MotorTrend Group Partners & Customers

10 Partners and customers

MotorTrend Group has 10 strategic partners and customers. MotorTrend Group recently partnered with Valvoline on July 7, 2020.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

7/13/2020

Sponsor

United States

Valvoline Named the 'Official Motor Oil' of MotorTrend Group and Presenting Sponsor of the All-New TOP GEAR AMERICA

LEXINGTON , Ky. and LOS ANGELES , July 13 , 2020 / PRNewswire / -- Valvoline Inc. , a leading worldwide supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services , and MotorTrend Group , the largest automotive media company in the world , today announced a 2020 partnership in which Valvoline Inc. will serve as the `` Official Motor Oil '' of MotorTrend Group 's digital and print platforms , and the presenting sponsor of the all-new U.S. format of Top Gear America .

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2/10/2020

Partner

United States

MotorTrend Group, NASCAR Join Forces for All-New Sports Docuseries - MotorTrendGroup

MotorTrend Group and NASCAR announced today a new partnership to create NASCAR IN : BATTLE FOR DAYTONA , a bold new sports documentary series chronicling the commitment , struggles and sacrifices of drivers , their teams and families in the chase for greatness at the biggest race of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series ™ season , the DAYTONA 500 ® .

2

8/9/2019

Licensee

United States

Facebook Antitrust Inquiry Shows Big Tech’s Freewheeling Era Is Past - The New York Times

The three Republican commissioners -- including the F.T.C. chairman , Joseph J. Simons -- who voted to approve the deal said they were `` proud '' of the agreement and believed the measures `` will provide significant deterrence not just to Facebook , but to every other company that collects or uses consumer data . ''

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7/16/2019

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8/3/2017

Partner

United States

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Date

7/13/2020

2/10/2020

8/9/2019

7/16/2019

8/3/2017

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Partner

Licensee

Vendor

Partner

Business Partner

Country

United States

United States

United States

United States

United States

News Snippet

Valvoline Named the 'Official Motor Oil' of MotorTrend Group and Presenting Sponsor of the All-New TOP GEAR AMERICA

LEXINGTON , Ky. and LOS ANGELES , July 13 , 2020 / PRNewswire / -- Valvoline Inc. , a leading worldwide supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services , and MotorTrend Group , the largest automotive media company in the world , today announced a 2020 partnership in which Valvoline Inc. will serve as the `` Official Motor Oil '' of MotorTrend Group 's digital and print platforms , and the presenting sponsor of the all-new U.S. format of Top Gear America .

MotorTrend Group, NASCAR Join Forces for All-New Sports Docuseries - MotorTrendGroup

MotorTrend Group and NASCAR announced today a new partnership to create NASCAR IN : BATTLE FOR DAYTONA , a bold new sports documentary series chronicling the commitment , struggles and sacrifices of drivers , their teams and families in the chase for greatness at the biggest race of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series ™ season , the DAYTONA 500 ® .

Facebook Antitrust Inquiry Shows Big Tech’s Freewheeling Era Is Past - The New York Times

The three Republican commissioners -- including the F.T.C. chairman , Joseph J. Simons -- who voted to approve the deal said they were `` proud '' of the agreement and believed the measures `` will provide significant deterrence not just to Facebook , but to every other company that collects or uses consumer data . ''

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MotorTrend Group Service Providers

1 Service Provider

MotorTrend Group has 1 service provider relationship

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MotorTrend Group Team

12 Team Members

MotorTrend Group has 12 team members, including former Chief Executive Officer, Scott P. Dickey.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Erik Hawkins

PureVideo, Citysearch, Yahoo!, and U.S. Army

Founder

Current

Scott P. Dickey

Chief Executive Officer

Former

Scott Bailey

President

Former

Sean Holzman

Bonnier Corp., Primedia, and Paramount Pictures Corporation

President

Former

Kent Wakeford

President

Former

Name

Erik Hawkins

Scott P. Dickey

Scott Bailey

Sean Holzman

Kent Wakeford

Work History

PureVideo, Citysearch, Yahoo!, and U.S. Army

Bonnier Corp., Primedia, and Paramount Pictures Corporation

Title

Founder

Chief Executive Officer

President

President

President

Status

Current

Former

Former

Former

Former

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