Race Day Agendas

There’s lots to do and see! Both Formula-E and RUSH X have full schedules for your enjoyment.


  • Enjoy conversations with Tesla owners, enthusiasts, and experts who share a love for Tesla
  • Meet and speak with Tesla-enthusiast guest speakers, including Nancy Cartwright, Rich Rutherford, Frank van Gilluwe
  • Listen to “unplugged” acoustic music by Rik Avalos, long-time Tesla employee and musical prodigy
  • Share your experiences with the Model S and/or Roadster — and maybe the Model X that you will have in mere months!
  • Enjoy “eVIP” treatment all day
  • Watch some crazy-fast Formula E races with exclusive seating reserved for RUSH X attendees
  • Share and improve your Tesla knowledge
  • Watch interactive Tesla aftermarket demos and view and purchase accessories
  • Participate in contests and competitions for cars and owners
  • Have fun!

Here is a snapshot of some of the exciting things you will be able to eXperience at RUSH X:


Nancy Cartwright

Nancy Cartwright

Nancy Cartwright is a name you’ve seen and a voice you’ve heard thousands of times. She is most-famous for being the voice of Bart on The Simpsons. She is a proud Tesla owner and enthusiast. She’s also an author, performer, entrepreneur, mentor, honorary mayor, and the recipient of countless awards, including an Emmy and an Annie. Nancy will guide us through the day, tell us a little about herself, introduce speakers and keep everyone in order! “Aye, Caramba!”


Rik Avalos

Rik Avalos

We are thrilled to welcome Rik Avalos to RUSH X! Rik will be performing three 45-minute “unplugged” acoustic sets throughout the day. Rik has been a singer and songwriter since 1988 with his band 7’s Fears. We can’t wait to hear his vocals and guitar skills! Incidentally, Rik is also the extremely popular Human Resources Manager for Tesla Motors.


Enjoy our exclusive tent and get interesting and helpful information from industry experts!

Rich Rutherford

Rich Rutherford

We are pleased to announce Rich Rutherford as a guest speaker. Known for some of the most thrilling driving in films, Rich Rutherford knows a LOT about driving. As a champion drifter, former race car driver, and veteran of the Long Beach Grand Prix, RUSH X is excited to have Rich share some of his “how to” knowledge with the attendees of Rush X.


Frank van Gilluwe

Frank van Gilluwe

Mr. van Gilluwe is a long-time Model S owner and fan. He created the popular TeslaTap.com site, which covers current and future features, undocumented technical areas, humor and more! He has made a number of additions and modifications to his own Model S, and helped others get the most out their cars. He and Kim Rogers co-authored the comprehensive guide, Tesla Model S – Best Car Ever!.

We bring the world of electric vehicles to you! Stroll through the EVillage to see exhibits. Get your hands on all the latest modifications and Tesla / EV related products and services first hand!

Meet up with your club and show your team spirit!  This is a great time to say “hello” and catch up with your regional club happenings.  

Take it back to the classics.  This is where it all began, the Roadster.  From original owners to new owners, come together to connect with your Tesla roots.

Gather with you fellow Teslaficiandos as we talk, laugh, and debate our favorite Tesla topics. Talk your way through an afternoon of energetic synergy.

See some of the coolest accessories and products around, and enter to win! 

If you’re on a budget looking for a Tesla, we recommend the following resources:

Local Attractions


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