Dodge to Celebrate its 25,000th Viper

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Chrysler LLC announced today that it will celebrate the production of its 25,000th Dodge Viper at the Conner Avenue Assembly Plant on Wednesday, March 12, 2008. As part of the celebrations, the American carmaker will award a 2008 Dodge Viper SRT10 to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kurt Busch for recognition of his racing accomplishments as the top Dodge driver in 2007.

For those of you, who are members of the press and plan to attend the press conference on Wednesday, note that Chrysler will not allow you to enter the Conner Assembly Plant if you’re wearing open-toe shoes, sandals, high-heels, shorts or tank tops. Guess you guys will have no option other than to pay attention to the speakers… -Details after the jump

PRESS RELEASE:

Chrysler LLC Honors Dodge NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Driver Kurt Busch with 25,000th Dodge Viper at Conner Avenue Assembly

  • Chrysler reaches another manufacturing milestone producing its 25,000th Dodge Viper at Conner Avenue Assembly Plant
  • 2008 Dodge Viper SRT10 awarded to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kurt Busch for recognition of his racing accomplishments as the top Dodge driver in 2007

Auburn Hills, Mich., Mar 10, 2008 -

What:

Chrysler LLC's Conner Avenue Assembly Plant celebrates production of the 25,000th Dodge Viper and honors Dodge NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kurt Busch for 2007 NASCAR accomplishments

Who:

Robert Nardelli - Chairman and CEO, Chrysler
Melissa Holobach - Plant Manager - Conner Avenue Assembly, Chrysler
Kurt Busch - Dodge NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Driver
General Holiefield - Vice President and Director of Chrysler Department - United Auto Workers (UAW)

When:

Wednesday, March 12, 2008, 11 a.m. press conference

Where:

Conner Avenue Assembly Plant
20000 Conner Road
Detroit, MI 48234

Details:

Cameras will be permitted. No open-toe shoes, sandals, high-heels, shorts or tank tops are permitted in the Conner Assembly Plant.

Other:

Conner Avenue Assembly Plant is located east of Van Dyke Rd. and south of 8 Mile Rd. Heading east on 8 MIle Rd., turn right on Veach St., turn slight left onto Conner Rd. Plant is located on the left. Parking is available in front of the building.