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Chip Foose receives 2015 NACE | CARS award for Chevy Imposter

Monday, August 10, 2015 - 07:00
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Chip Foose of Foose Design won the Top Custom Car Award from the Automotive Service Association (ASA) for his restyled 1965 Chevy Impala “Impostor.”

The award was presented to Chip and members of the BASF Automotive Refinish team at the recent 2015 National Autobody Congress and Exposition (NACE/CARS) in Detroit.

The Impostor features a custom paint from BASF’s Glasurit® 90-Line in Impostor Pearl Dark and Impostor Pearl Light.  This vehicle also won the 2015 Ridler Award at the Detroit Autorama in March.  The Ridler is one of the custom car industry’s most prestigious awards.

 NACE/CARS is one of the largest North American conferences dedicated to the collision and service repair industry.  For more information on the BASF Glasurit paint system and Chip Foose, visit

Above, members of the BASF Automotive Refinish team can be seen accepting the top custom car award with Chip Foose. From left to right: Justin Griffin, BASF sales development intern; Marcus Grant, BASF sales development intern; Steve Shemanski, BASF customer care representative; Chip Foose, Tina Nelles, BASF marketing services manager; and Kate Kalahar, BASF customer care representative.

About BASF Automotive Refinish
BASF's Automotive Refinish business makes and markets coatings for the collision repair, commercial fleet and automotive specialty markets. Its paint products are supported by technical training programs, advanced color information systems and business management and planning tools. For more information visit

About BASF
BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 17,000 employees in North America, and had sales of $20.6 billion in 2014.  For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit

At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years.  Our portfolio ranges from chemicals plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas.  As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility.  Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society.  Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life.  We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.  BASF had sales of over €74 billion in 2014 and around 113,000 employees as of the end of the year. Further information on BASF is available on the internet at

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