Auto stars to attend 2007 show

Radio conglomerate dms Broadcasting Ltd. has invited key pacesetters in the automotive industry to take part in the 2007 Cayman Islands Auto Show later this month, a press release said.

World-famous professional drag racer Christian Rado plus the editors of two top automotive magazines – Colum Wood, editor in chief of Modified Luxury & Exotics, and Peter Tarach east coast editor of Modified Mag, and Stew Lawson, Marketplace account manager for both magazines will be judging the Cayman Islands 2007 Auto Show competition.

The competition will include categories in Sport, Luxury, Classic, SUV/Truck and Motor Bike as well as a Sound Off and In Car Entertainment challenge.

Both magazines will also be producing a special insert feature on the Cayman Islands, the 2007 Auto Show, and the sponsors involved.

Christian Rado, a professional drag racer since 1999, has achieved six event victories in the National Hot Rod Association and NOPI Drag Racing Association drag racing series since 2001.

He is the youth car culture and tC drag programme spokesperson for Scion and a trendsetter in the industry. Chris has also hosted multiple MTV car specials, including the MTV hit Life in the Fast Lane, a documentation of his active lifestyle and professional driving.

Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mag are two leading automotive magazines in the US, targeting the high-end performance enthusiast market.

‘We are really excited that Chris Rado plus the editors of two of the top automotive magazines will be attending the show and providing us with their expertise as judges,’ said Breanne Avila, dms Broadcasting’s marketing and promotions manager. ‘It will also be fantastic to get international coverage of the event and boost awareness of the Cayman Islands in the automotive industry.’

dms Broadcasting, will be hosting the show to the general public on 27 January at The Lions Centre. For more information visit