Mark N. Scarpelli
Incoming NADA Chairman
Mark Scarpelli is president of Raymond Chevrolet/Kia in Antioch, Ill., operating his family's two dealership locations there that employ 150 team members. Scarpelli is 2016 vice chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Association and represents Metropolitan Chicago's franchised new-car dealers on its board of directors. (Term: February 2011-January 2017)
Racing to be the Best
Motorsports legends Roger Penske, chairman of Penske Corporation, and Helio Castroneves, three-time Indianapolis 500 winner for Team Penske Racing, take the stage for an intimate conversation with Keith Crain, editor-in-chief of Automotive News.
Chairman, Penske Corp.
Roger Penske is Chairman of Penske Corporation, a closely-held, diversified, transportation services company whose subsidiaries operate in a variety of industry segments, including retail automotive, truck leasing, transportation logistics and professional motorsports. Penske Corporation manages businesses with revenues in excess of $26 billion, operating in more than 3,300 locations and employing over 50,000 people worldwide.
Helio CastronevesOne of the most popular personalities in all of sports, Helio Castroneves - Team Penske's elder statesman - has accomplished much in his illustrious career, yet he remains passionate in his desire to achieve much more. Castroneves returns for his 17th season with Team Penske in 2016 driving the No. 3 Shell-V-Power Pennzoil-Ultra, Hitachi, and AAA/Automobile Club of Southern California Indy car.
Three-time Indianapolis 500 Winner
Known for his electric smile and enthusiasm, Castroneves has driven and danced his way into the hearts and minds of people around the world. As the only active driver to have earned the distinction of being a three-time winner of the Indianapolis 500 and the only race car driver ever to become a "Dancing with the Stars" Champion, Castroneves in many ways is in a league of his own.
Keith E. CrainAs chairman of Crain Communications Inc, Keith Crain is recognized internationally for his contributions in both the automotive and publishing industries.
Editor-in-Chief, Automotive News, Autoweek, Automobilewoche
Mr. Crain became publisher and editor-in-chief of Automotive News when Crain Communications purchased the publication in 1971. He then became publisher and editor-in-chief of Crain’s Detroit Business when it launched in 1985. One of his major accomplishments in his long career was the development of the Automotive News World Congress as an international forum for global business leaders to meet annually to discuss the most pressing issues facing the automotive industry. Mr. Crain also assisted in the development of the annual North American International Auto Show in Detroit in 1989. He went on to help with the launch of Automotive News Europe’s European World Congress in 1997.