Nascar superstar to visit local GM plant


TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB)- A Nascar superstar will meet the people who help power the local GM plant.

Team Chevy driver Kasey Kahne will stop by Tonawanda Engine on Wednesday. He will do a meet and greet and tour the Gen-5 Line. As part of his visit, the GM Foundation will donate $60,000 in grants to community agencies.

Kahne will be there with Watkins Glen International President Michael Printup, GM Foundation Vice President Lori Wingerter, Tonawanda Engine Plant Manager Steve Finch, UAW Local 774 Shop Chairman Bob Coleman, and community leaders and elected officials. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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