SEMA Ignited Captures Media Attention

SEMA News—February 2016


SEMA Ignited Captures Media Attention

For nearly 50 years, the annual SEMA Show has served as the premier gathering for the automotive industry. When SEMA Ignited debuted in 2014, it gave consumers a chance to join in the excitement at the official SEMA Show after-party.

With thousands of consumers and automotive enthusiasts in attendance, the 2015 SEMA Ignited made news. The event gave consumers a chance to get up close to one-of-a-kind vehicle builds, meet celebrities and bear witness as the winner of the SEMA Battle of the Builders competition was announced.

Take a look at the articles below that focused on SEMA Ignited. For more coverage, tune in to a one-hour TV special scheduled to premiere on the Velocity Network on February 1.

National Dragster

Required ReadingWhile the SEMA Show is rooted deeply in the hot-rod market, the SEMA Show has always been closed to enthusiasts.

The NHRA’s official magazine, National Dragster, informed its subscribers that they could be a part of the SEMA Show by attending SEMA Ignited immediately after the Show.
Diesel Army

Required ReadingWhile enthusiasts were able to attend SEMA Ignited, Diesel Army, part of Power Automedia and dedicated to all things diesel, reported from the event for those who were unable to attend.

The article quoted one attendee as saying, “It’s like Christmas morning out here.” The digital magazine further reported that the SEMA Ignited event makes for a nice ending to an awesome week.


On All Cylinders

Required ReadingThe Battle of the Builders competition is a big part of SEMA Ignited, and automotive blog “On All Cylinders” featured the winner, Bobby Alloway, along with his old-school ’33 Ford Roadster.

Read about the vehicle here before watching the competition unfold during the TV special that airs on the Velocity Network.


 Heard in Social Media

“It’s an #Overhaulin reunion at #SEMAIgnited. @AdrienneJanic @ChrisJacobs #SEMA.”
—Courtney Hansen (@CourtneyHansen) via Twitter

“Had a great time at #sema2015! See you all at #semaignited”—The Official Chip Foose via Facebook

Sung Kang from Fast and Furious, signing autographs at #SEMAIgnited”—RallyWays (@rallyways) via Twitter

“Shooting a Velocity TV show about SEMA Battle of the Builders with DED Fred.”—David Freiburger via Facebook

“Top 10 cars in the battle of the builders competition. Names like Chip Foose and the Ringbrothers are in the mix. Individual profiles of each car will go up tonight.”—Street Tech Magazine via Facebook

“What an amazing end of the SEMA show! #semacruise #2015sema #semaignited”–gerika34 via Instagram


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