Native auto store fuels youngsters’ pleasure for vehicles

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – Households participated in every thing from a racing simulator to a pinewood derby competitors on the Kellymoss auto restore store on Saturday.

CFO and Co-owner of the Fitchburg store, Victoria Thomas, mentioned the aim of the occasion was to instill pleasure concerning the automotive trade in kids.

“In the end, our mission and our drive is a part of what we’re doing right here as we speak, and that’s to deliver taproot moments to youngsters,” Thomas mentioned. “There was, for many auto fans, an absolute second the place they fell in love with vehicles, and we consider a whole lot of that has to do with the liberty that was represented in vehicles.”

Thomas mentioned a whole bunch of households signed as much as take part within the occasion and the auto store will proceed to host occasions to succeed in the youthful technology.

“There’s a subset of the youth now that thinks they’d moderately simply trip and Uber and never take care of insurance coverage and vehicles,” Thomas mentioned. “What they’re lacking is that keenness and pleasure of the expertise and it’s our mission, with the pinewood derby which leads into STEM, and it leads into engineering, and the opposite stuff that we’re doing right here when it comes to racing is to assist youngsters understand how unimaginable this trade is and produce extra folks into the tomorrow of the automotive trade.”

Most automotive fans keep in mind that second that sparked an curiosity within the automotive trade, Thomas mentioned. Kellymoss hopes to be part of igniting that keenness.

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