“Educator, driver, writer and industry promoter” Dick Dixon is being honored by Hotrod & Restoration, Restyling & Truck Accessories and Performance Business Magazines for his devotion to the industry as the namesake of the new Dick Dixon Legacy Award.
“Dick spent a lifetime building connections and advancing the interests of hot rods, motorsports and the aftermarket. He inspired a new generation to pursue careers in the automotive industry, and provided countless small businesses with tips and advice to succeed, through his long-running column ‘The Professor Files, which appeared in Performance Business Magazine.” stated publisher Kent Bradley, who announced that the 1st award will be presented during the grand Opening Breakfast at the Hotrod & Restoration Trade Show in Indianapolis, March 27, 2014.
"The honor will be given to an individual who has inspired others to pursue excellence in the automotive performance industry, has a gift for bringing people together and cares about the next generation of hot rodders, just as Dick always did,”
The winner will be chosen from nominees submitted for consideration before January 15, 2014.
Note: Dick Dixon passed away on Nov. 15, 2012.