EnerSys® to Host Motorsports Icons at its 2019 ODYSSEY® Battery SEMA Show Booth No. 24875

Booth to also premier company’s new ODYSSEY® Performance Series Batteries and first-ever “Pure Guts Wall of Fame”

READING, Pennsylvania, September 24, 2019 – EnerSys® (NYSE:ENS), the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications and the manufacturer of ODYSSEY® batteries, is pleased to announce that several internationally-recognized, motorsports personalities will once again make a special appearance at its ODYSSEY® battery booth no. 24875 at the 2019 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show. The fearless father/daughter racing duo of Brian and Hailie Deegan, X Games Gold Medalist Tanner Foust and the 2019 Indianapolis 500 Champion Simon Pagenaud will be among the individuals stopping by this year’s booth. The SEMA Show will take place November 5 – 8 in the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada.

“Working alongside these key industry influencers over the years has not only been an honor and a privilege for our company but it’s also helped to play an important role in the evolution of the ODYSSEY® battery portfolio,” said Alan Kohler, marketing manager at EnerSys. “With power demands ever increasing in today’s vehicles, nobody knows performance better than these top-caliber racers. Their input and direction continues to assist us in developing innovative ways to take our ODYSSEY® batteries to the next level of premium power.”

Following is the confirmed list of scheduled appearances at the SEMA Show ODYSSEY® battery booth no. 24875.


Tuesday, November 5
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Brian Deegan, Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Driver (LOORRS) and 14-time X Games Medalist
Hailie Deegan, Professional Stock Car Racing Driver
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Tanner Foust, Americas Rallycross Driver and X Games Gold Medalist
Wednesday, November 6
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Simon Pagenaud, 2019 Indianapolis 500 Champion
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Rutledge Wood, Car Enthusiast and NASCAR analyst for NBC Sports
Thursday, November 7
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Richard Petty, NASCAR, Motorsports, International Motorsports and Diecast Hall of Famer
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Greg Adler, Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Driver (LOORRS)


In addition to the in-booth, celebrity appearances, EnerSys® will have on display the first-ever ODYSSEY® battery “Pure Guts Wall of Fame” on display. This visually-compelling collage will be featured on the outside wall of the ODYSSEY® battery booth and is part of a social media contest that launched on September 11, 2019. To enter the ODYSSEY® Battery Pure Guts Contest, participants are encouraged to visit the Pure Guts website for more information and to learn how to submit a 50-word or less testimonial through Instagram and/or Facebook as to why they favor ODYSSEY® batteries for their premium driving experience.

Participants have until Monday, September 30, 2019 to submit their online entry. Submissions will then be reviewed by a panel of EnerSys® judges who will select 3 winners with the best “Pure Guts” moments. Winners of this year’s contest will be notified directly in the weeks leading up to the 2019 SEMA Show and in addition to being featured on the “Pure Guts Wall of Fame” at the show, will also receive a premium brand, all-purpose, insulated cooler stuffed to the brim with ODYSSEY® battery branded merchandise.

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EnerSys, the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, manufactures and distributes reserve power and motive power batteries, battery chargers, power equipment, battery accessories and outdoor equipment enclosure solutions to customers worldwide. Motive power batteries and chargers are utilized in electric forklift trucks and other commercial electric powered vehicles. Reserve power batteries are used in the telecommunication and utility industries, uninterruptible power supplies, and numerous applications requiring stored energy solutions including medical, aerospace and defense systems. With the recent Alpha acquisition, EnerSys provides highly integrated power solutions and services to broadband, telecom, renewable and industrial customers. Outdoor equipment enclosure products are utilized in the telecommunication, cable, utility and transportation industries, and by government and defense customers. The company also provides aftermarket and customer support services to its customers in over 100 countries through its sales and manufacturing locations around the world.

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