Richard E. “Dick” Dauch, Janet Guthrie, Sergio Marchionne, and Pat Ryan made up the latest class of inductees into the Automotive Hall of Fame on July 18. Mrs. Guthrie, professional race car driver and the first woman to race in the Indy 500 and the Daytona 500, and Mr. Ryan, founder the first Finance and Insurance departments in dealerships and Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Ryan Specialty Group were both in attendance to accept their awards. Sandy Dauch, wife of the late Richard E. “Dick” Dauch, attended and accepted his award in his honor. Chief Audit, Sustainability and Compliance Officer of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), Mike Keegan, attended and spoke in honor of Sergio Marchionne, former CEO of FCA.
800 guests attended the ceremony, surpassing the pervious year and making it the largest event in the AHF’s 80-year history.
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