SOURCE: Phyzix Automotive

Phyzix Automotive

November 02, 2011 08:00 ET

Vic Keller Named 2011 AAIA Impact Award Recipient

DAYTONA BEACH, FL--(Marketwire - Nov 2, 2011) - Today, the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) awarded Automotive Industry Executive and NASCAR Performance partner Vic Keller as the 2011 recipient of its Impact Award. The ceremony was held at The Venetian in Las Vegas this morning at AAIA's Town Hall breakfast at AAPEX. The association annually honors aftermarket professionals, age 40 or younger, who have made remarkable contributions within the aftermarket industry. The award is administered by the AAIA Marketing and Member Relations Committee on behalf of the association.

Keller plays many roles within the Automotive Aftermarket Industry. As a passionate entrepreneur, he continues to break the mold, offering new solutions within the automotive industry.

"I work with an extraordinary team and I am honored to be recognized for this leadership award amidst so many talented professionals," states Vic Keller, Founder, Phyzix Automotive. "I am very passionate about the opportunities and innovation that we face today in the Automotive Industry."

An entrepreneur and passionate business builder, Keller has a track record of creating, managing and operating successful companies in the automotive industry. Most recently Keller launched Phyzix Automotive, the #1 Professional Maintenance Fluid of NASCAR®. Phyzix innovative products and services increase profitability by leveraging today's technology for the automotive service industry.

Through an exclusive partnership with NASCAR, Phyzix offers unparalleled buyer incentives, plus Phyzix University -- the only complete online virtual training center for automotive professionals.

"We are thrilled to see AAIA honor Vic Keller with a 2011 Impact Award," said Todd Armstrong, managing director, NASCAR Automotive Group. "He is an outstanding young professional and his unique vision will continue to bring significant contributions to the automotive industry for years to come."

Additional roles in which Keller serves include Senior Executive for the Van Tuyl Group. At VTG Keller leads several departments and key initiatives. The Van Tuyl Group is the largest group of privately held automotive dealerships in the United States with revenue in excess of $6 billion annually.

For more information visit www.vantuylgroup.com and www.phyzixautomotive.com.

About Vic Keller
Vic Keller is a senior executive, entrepreneur, and passionate business builder in the Automotive Industry with a track record of creating, capitalizing, managing and operating successful companies. In addition, Keller also acts as an advisor, board member and is considered a valued business coach to employees and colleagues alike. Keller's passion for professional development is a common thread that is woven into every role in which he serves. His philosophy "the right employee in the right seat" and commitment to investing in people has helped him build the world-class teams that helped aid in his success.

Follow Vic on Twitter @vickeller

About NASCAR Automotive
The NASCAR Automotive Group, based in the Charlotte, N.C., office, supports exclusive sponsorship partnerships of companies in the automotive category and the Contingency Program. Under the NASCAR Performance brand, automotive partners build brand awareness and sales of their products and services via an integrated marketing program. The program includes: The NASCAR Technical Institute -- a branch of Universal Technical Institute Inc. (UTI) that trains automotive technicians for the workforce; a weekly TV show on SPEED called "NASCAR Performance"; a national radio show called "NASCAR Performance Live" on MRN and SIRIUS XM Radio; and print and online media programs with the BABCOX family of automotive magazines, and NASCAR.COM.