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Waltrip to Present Keynote Address at NTEA Convention

Three-time NASCAR Winston Cup champion Darrell Waltrip will deliver a motivational keynote address at The Work Truck Show 2008 and 44th Annual National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) Convention.

Waltrip's speech will take place at the President's Breakfast and NTEA Annual Meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 27, from 7:30am-9:15am. The Work Truck Show 2008 runs Feb. 26-28, 2008, at the Georgia World Congress Center (Atlanta, GA), with the Convention and educational sessions starting Feb. 25.

Now an Emmy-nominated NASCAR analyst for FOX Sports, Waltrip has received extensive recognition and numerous awards throughout his career. He was named Auto Racing Digest Driver of the Year, National Motorsports Press Association Driver of the Year, NASCAR Driver of the Decade and American Driver of the Year. He received back-to-back Most Popular Driver Awards, as well as the Bill France Award of Excellence. He was inducted into the National Motorsports Hall of Fame, the International Motorsports Hall of Fame and the North Carolina Motorsports Hall of Fame.

Waltrip will drive home his message about the importance of leadership and teamwork on the track and in business with anecdotes from his 29-year racing career. Nearly 2,000 fleet managers, truck equipment distributors, manufacturers and others are expected to attend the President's Breakfast.

The President's Breakfast and NTEA Annual Meeting at which Waltrip will speak is open to show and Convention attendees by ticket only. Tickets usually sell out, so attendees are encouraged to register in advance. Tickets are $45 for NTEA members and $65 for nonmembers (if purchased by Jan. 11, 2008). A ticket is also included in the Complete Event Package, which is $279 for NTEA members and $359 for nonmembers (if purchased by Jan. 11, 2008).

To register for The Work Truck Show 2008 and 44th Annual NTEA Convention, Make hotel reservations or plan your time at the event, visit For additional information, call 1-800-441-NTEA (6832).

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