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Driver Tyler Reddick and No. 29 Cooper Standard Ford F-150 to visit Macomb Community College Thursday, Aug. 25

– Monday, August 22, 2016 12:00AM

Truck and driver will race in the Careers for Veterans 200 at Michigan International Speedway

Driver Tyler Reddick and the No. 29 Cooper Standard Ford F-150 he drives for Brad Keselowski racing will be at the South Campus of Macomb Community College on Thursday, Aug. 25, from 1 – 4 p.m.  Students and community members are invited to see the truck and meet Reddick, who will be available for autographs and photographs.  The college’s South Campus is located at 14500 E. 12 Mile, which is between Bunert and Hayes roads in Warren. Reddick and the Ford F-150 will be located in Parking Lot 4, which is at the corner of 12 Mile and Hayes.  

Reddick will be driving the F-150 in the Careers for Veterans 200 on Saturday, August 27 at the Michigan International Speedway.  The race is presented by the Cooper Standard Foundation and Brad Keselowski’s Checkered Flag Foundation.  For the second consecutive year, the Cooper Standard Foundation will donate a portion of its fundraising proceeds associated with the race to assist veterans in manufacturing training programs at Macomb.  

About Cooper Standard

Cooper Standard, headquartered in Novi, Mich., is a leading global supplier of systems and components for the automotive industry. Products include sealing, fuel and brake delivery, fluid transfer and anti-vibration systems. Cooper Standard employs more than 27,000 people globally and operates in 20 countries around the world. The Cooper Standard Foundation was established in June 2013 to strengthen the communities in which Cooper Standard employees work and live through the support of children's charities, education, health and wellness and community revitalization. For more information, please visit www.cooperstandard.com.

About the Checkered Flag Foundation

Brad Keselowski's Checkered Flag Foundation was incorporated in late July of 2010 and received its 501 (c )(3) status a few short months later. The foundation strives to support those individuals who have sacrificed greatly including military members, veterans, first responders, and their families, among others. Since its inception, the Checkered Flag Foundation has hosted or participated in events with the Wounded Warrior Project, Armed Forces Foundation, The Paralyzed Veterans of America, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, and Detroit F.I.R.E. benefit team.  

About Macomb Community College

Macomb Community College (www.macomb.edu) is one of the nation’s leading community colleges, providing learning experiences to nearly 44,000 students annually.  Macomb nationally ranks in the top two percent in the number of associate degrees awarded by community colleges. The college’s comprehensive educational programming includes pre-collegiate experiences, university transfer and career preparation programs, bachelor degree completion and graduate degree programs, workforce training, professional education and certification, and continuing education and enrichment opportunities.

Media Contact: Jeanne Nicol, nicolj@macomb.edu, 586.445.7204