Pep Boys is doing its best to bring performance back to the auto parts industry by putting Speed Shops in select stores. Just down the street from our Tampa, FL location, Pep Boys just opened another Speed Shop in it's Brandon, FL store. Check out what you missed after the jump...but if you're in need of the latest speed equipment, check 'em out.
Pep Boys’ newest Speed Shop, located within the Pep Boys Supercenter on W. Brandon Blvd. in Brandon, Fla., will host a grand opening celebration on Saturday, May 19, from 10:00AM – 4:00PM.
As only the third such store in all of Florida, this event will help introduce Pep Boys’ specialty store-within-a-store to the local performance automotive enthusiast community and reintroduce the Pep Boys brand to the Tampa market. As part of the special weekend Pep Boys is hosting a large car show where modified and collectible vehicles are expected.
Guests will also have the chance to stretch their car’s legs during Pep Boys “dyno challenge” in which the first and second most powerful cars in specific classes will be awarded $50 and $100 gift cards during the day’s festivities.
Other attractions to the day-long event include photo opportunities with the Pep Boys mascots – Manny, Moe & Jack – special giveaways and other sales promotions that are exclusive to the grand opening.
THE EVENT WILL FEATURE:
• Appearances by Pep Boys’ beloved mascots, Manny, Moe & Jack
• An on-site car show featuring modified and collectible cars and trucks
• A horsepower shoot-out dyno challenge – with prizes given to the most powerful four, six and eight cylinder vehicles
• Music, entertainment, food and giveaways
Saturday, May 19, 10:00AM – 4:00PM
Pep Boys, Speed Shop
1747 W. Brandon Blvd., Brandon, FL 33511
• Ribbon Cutting at Noon on Saturday, May 19
• High horsepower street rods, hot rods, customs and classic cars
• Manny, Moe & Jack mascots available for pictures throughout the event
Since 1921, Pep Boys has been the nation’s leading automotive aftermarket chain. With more than 7,000 service bays in more than 700 locations in 35 states and Puerto Rico, Pep Boys offers name-brand tires; automotive maintenance and repair; parts and expert advice for the Do-It-Yourselfer; commercial auto parts delivery; and fleet maintenance and repair. Customers can find the nearest location by calling 1-800-PEP-BOYS (1-800-737-2697) or by visiting www.pepboys.com or www.pepboys.com/speedshop