Fireside Chat with Legendary Race Car Driver and DEI Ambassador for Formula One, Willy T. Ribbs and Beth Paretta, Paretta Autosport

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Originally Aired - Thursday, November 2 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT

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Location: N258


Willy T. Ribbs, American racecar champion and living legend, joins Beth Paretta, of Paretta Autosport, on the SEMA Show Main Stage for a special fireside chat. Among his many accomplishments, Ribbs competed in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series, the IndyCar Series and the IMSA GT Championship. He is the first African American to qualify for the Indianapolis 500, win a major professional race in the United States and to drive a Formula One racecar. In 2022 he was named Formula One Ambassador for Diversity and Inclusion. Listen firsthand as "The Man. The Myth. The Legend,” shares his incredible life story as a pioneer in motorsports, who shattered barriers and paved the way for generations of racecar drivers. His courage and resilience in the face of adversity, have forever changed the landscape of motorsports.

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Type: Featured Education Programs

Show Session ID: BIZ14