Detroit, start your engines! On Friday, May 15, Lear officially kicked off our inaugural year of sponsorship for the Detroit Grand Prix. Our team excitedly gathered on the front lawn of our Southfield Campus for an afternoon filled with classic cars, good food and fun.

At our pre-event picnic, Lear hosted one of the IndyCar showcars that will be racing in the highly anticipated Detroit Grand Prix, set to take place May 29-31 on Belle Isle. Lear team members had the opportunity to view the car up close and take pictures while enjoying an employee picnic.

Several Lear employees also brought their classic cars to showcase at the event—from Mustangs to Camaros, the cars on display nearly transformed our grounds into a mini version of the Woodward Dream Cruise!

Other event highlights included Fathead’s signature cardboard cutouts of racers sporting Lear gear and a display of a real fire-suit, similar to the ones worn by Grand Prix drivers. Our team was encouraged to share their favorite moments and photo-ops on social media using the hashtag #LearRevsUp.

The Detroit Grand Prix signals the unofficial start of summer in the Motor City, and the Lear team is revved up to be a part of it!

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