Team Pioneer member Larry Chijner was awarded the first place trophy in the Pro 1-300 class of the International Auto Sound Challenge Association (IASCA) at the Spring Break Nationals event in Daytona, Florida held on March 23-25. Chijner finished with a total score of 420 points.
"We've worked so hard to get the car finished for this event. Spring Break Nationals sets the tone for the rest of the year so I feel really good about this season," said Larry Chijner, Team Pioneer member.
"We're proud to have someone like Larry Chijner as part of Team Pioneer. We have a good group of competitors and winning at Spring Break Nationals is a great kick-off for the competition year," said Keith Burnett, senior marketing manager, car electronics division for Pioneer.
Chijner sent his '93 Cadillac Seville competition vehicle by train from his hometown of Pittsburgh, PA to compete at the kick-off Spring Break event. He made changes to his competition vehicle for the season debuting a new "front stage." The front dash was re-done to integrate Pioneer's TAD compression drivers. Pioneer's Premier Reference Series TS-W12PRS 12-inch subwoofers also were added to the system.
In addition, Team Pioneer member Steve Cornell placed second in the Pro 301-600 division and Mark Ligett placed third in the Expert class Founded in 1999, Team Pioneer has taken home two consecutive first place trophies in the expert class of the IASCA World Finals. Team Pioneer vehicles are designed using all Pioneer and Pioneer Premier products to showcase the wide range of competition products available from the company. Team members are chosen for their experience, knowledge and enthusiasm in the car audio arena.