Forrest & Charlotte Lucas

Former trucker Forrest Lucas and his wife Charlotte founded Lucas Oil Products, Inc., in 1989. Today, Lucas Oil considers itself the world leader in the production of high performance lubricants and problem-solving additives and markets them in more than forty countries. Lucas Oil has two major plants in the United States - the original one in Corona, California, plus a 350,000-square-foot oil and lubricant production facility in Corydon, Indiana. The Corona facility houses Lucas Oil Corporate Headquarters plus Lucas Oil Production Studios, Team Lucas, Lucas Oil Racing TV and MAVTV Motorsports Network. Additional purchases included Lucas Rail to service the Corydon plant and the local business community. Next the Lucas’ added Lucas Cattle Ranch in the Ozarks of Missouri close to their, state-of-the-art racetrack, Lucas Oil Speedway and their purpose built drag boat lake – Lake Lucas in Wheatland, MO. In 2008, they also put the Lucas name on Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the Indianapolis…
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Ali Afshar

Actor, Producer, Writer

Raised in Northern California, Ali Afshar grew up in the green Sonoma Mountains of Petaluma. His passion for speed and entertaining was evident at a very early age as his family could often find him racing motorcycles and horses at the age of 5 on their 200—acre ranch. The son of Eskandar Afshar and Leila Kasra Afshar, he is the youngest of 3 brothers. His father is an international agricultural business man and his mother was a world renowned Persian poet and lyricist before her passing in 1989. In addition to his parents guiding influence, Ali experienced a vast variety of life experiences following in the footsteps of his two older brothers, Pasha and John. He grew up competing in Break-Dancing & Bicycle Freestyle events all over Northern California. Once he tasted freedom with his drivers license at age 16, Ali won his first High School Challenge for drag racing at Sears Point International Raceway, representing Casa Grande High School. Through high school, Ali could be found…
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