In this update:  Fun begins at Pacific Raceway; Eagle sits proudly on display; Top Fuel Funny Car Driver Alexis DeJoria autograph session.

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The gates opened early at Pacific Raceways for the O’Reilly Auto Parts Northwest National NHRA races. Team members were there to open the NAE™ booth and dress up our jet car for public view.  Located on a main thoroughfare; thousands of avid race fans stopped by our display during the day to talk to team members and take lots of pictures.

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This is a huge event for race fans and we were visited by many folks who are long time friends of our project. We also had the opportunity to talk to scores of families who were very interested in our goal of setting new world landspeed records.

Ed Shadle, driver/owner, Valerie Thompson, co-driver and newest team member, and Alexis DeJoria driver of the Patron Tequila Top Fuel Funny Car, were on hand to greet the public and sign autographs.  They were also interviewed by local television show, KING TV5

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We would like thank Alexis for stopping by and giving all the North American Eagle™ fans a real treat!  She signed autographs and took photos with everyone who asked…including all of our team members!

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Alexis DeJoria, Chris Greene and Valerie Thompson

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Ed and Valerie gave Alexis the complete tour

New iOS App

Android smartphone users have been using the NAE™ App for several months.  Now iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users can download the free app!  Read all the updates, and view photos and video from your smartphone.

 

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Capture 3D Measurement Innovation Show August 21-23

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Ed Shadle and Keith Zanghi will be among  the featured speakers at Capture 3D Measurement Innovation Conference in Costa Mesa CA this August 21-23.  They will be showing the attendees how we use Capture 3D Tools to achieve our of goal of breaking the 763 mph world land speed record.

 

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International Manufacturing  Technology Show September 10-15

Team North American Eagle™ will be headed on the road again this September 10th through the 15th as they  make an appearance at the IMTS 2012 Show in Chicago IL.  Ed, Keith, and Steve Green will be appearing in the Geomagic Software and IMS Software booths during the show.  Below is the giant 8 ft high by 17 ft long banner that will be hanging in the IMS Software Booth!  Along with our 7 foot model and 55 inch LED screens blasting out NAE video;  the three will be on-hand to sign autographs and answer questions.  Look for more information in the near future.

 

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New Lenovo Video

Lenovo recently released a new video featuring the North American Eagle™ .  The NAE™  scenes were edited by Steve Wallace. Team NAE™  uses Lenovo ThinkStations and ThinkPad for aerodynamic and engineering analysis.  Click on the photo below and watch this exciting video!

 

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Eric Wittler With His Lenovo Laptop

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