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FuelFest returns to West Palm Beach with appearance by Fast and Furious stars Cody Walker and Tyrese Gibson

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Car enthusiasts, automotive industry experts, and fans of the Fast and Furious franchise all have something to get excited about this February.

On February 27, FuelFest will return to the South Florida Fairgrounds for its second year, bringing over 600 cars to West Palm Beach for the daylong event.

Event attendees can expect an incredible experience filled with appearances by Fast and Furious stars Cody Walker and Tyrese Gibson, live music, a massive car show, entertainment, celebrity sightings, and drifting.

The event is open to the public from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. with tickets starting at $25. Event information, car registration and tickets can be found at FuelFest.com, as well as on social media channels, including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

FuelFest delivers the most premier car show, race day, and music festival experience all in one place. 

Last year was hugely successful with events in the US, Tokyo, Japan, and Abu Dhabi. Now, FuelFest is back for round two, promising bigger shows and more exciting car showcases than ever before. During the event, ticket holders will be able to get up-close-and-personal with some of FuelFest's "Best of the Best" cars at the Meguiar's Premium section including well-known vehicles from the Fast and Furious movies.

The Yokohama Tire Festival Stage will be packed with live musical performances and guests. There will also be a live-action drift course that runs the entire length of the venue. In addition, a drift course will feature professional Formula Drift driver Chelsea Denofa, multiple Formula Drift ProSpec drivers, and locally hand-picked drivers from the region.

Fans can get the thrill of a lifetime with competition-style drift ride alongs. In addition, there will be a Top 16 drift competition judged by both the fans and other drivers. FuelFest is hosted by popular personality Corey Hosford of The Hoonigans. There will be plenty of giveaways, movie trivia, toss and grabs, signed FuelFest swag and more from the stage. 

Attendees will also be able to walk the sprawling event space featuring over three dozen booths hosted by world known premium and regional brands displaying interactive exhibits with products, demos, free giveaways, contests, special guest appearances and autograph sessions, and more. 

Co-founded by Cody Walker and Chris Lee, FuelFest is their vision of creating a world-class automotive celebration to incorporate the passion of entertainment and art launched in 2019. With each having many successful endeavors, the collaboration of their visions brought to life through FuelFest and beyond impacted enthusiasts of all ages, communities and the industry.

To that end, FuelFest is committed to helping fulfill Paul Walker's legacy by contributing a portion of the proceeds from every show to his non-profit, Reach Out WorldWide, garnering the passion and generosity of the car community to help spread goodwill and make a true difference in lives that need it most.

A portion of the proceeds of FuelFest benefits Reach Out WorldWide (ROWW). The organization was founded in 2010 by the late actor/producer after a massive earthquake devastated Haiti and Walker was inspired to organize a relief team that responded to the disaster. ROWW’s mission is to fill the gap between the availability of skilled resources in post-disaster situations.

On the trip, Paul saw a gap between the availability of skilled resources and the requirement for such personnel in post-disaster situations. Upon returning from Haiti, Paul established ROWW with the purpose of fulfilling this unmet need. Since Paul’s passing, ROWW continues to be a platform for like-minded individuals to make a difference in other people's lives. It started as an idea and has transformed into a culture equally benefiting the volunteers as much as the people they are assisting. It's turning the “I generation” into a “goodwill generation.”

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