Paul Frame Owner First US Ferrari F-50: In 1995 Paul Frame became the owner of the first US delivered Ferrari F-50. The keys to the "fastest car in the world" were delivered to Paul Frame by the "fastest man in the world", Carl Lewis from Houston, Texas. The Yellow Ferrari F-50 was delivered by Ferrari of North America's Dr. Butoni and Ferrari of Houston's Owner Giuseppe Risi. After the delivery ceremony Paul gave rides in the new F-50 to all spectators that cared to take a trip around the track.
Paul Frame Education: Paul Arthur Frame Jr. began college in 1965 and graduated in 1969 with a BA in Economics from Indiana University. Paul Frame attended at the Bloomington, Indiana Campus.
Paul Frame Military Experience: Paul Arthur Frame Jr. served in the US Army Reserves as a cook from 1969 until 1975 and received an Honorable Discharge.
Paul Frame Employment: Paul Arthur Frame Jr. has enjoyed a number of successful careers and is now retired to enjoy his family and does Legal Consulting. Paul Frame was first employed in his family retail business, Paramount Shoes Inc. and Frame's, Inc., in Northern Indiana from his early years through 1976. Paul moved to New York in the Summer of 1976 and agreed to become the Western United States Sales Representative for Universal Mines, Inc., a US Diamond Manufacturer with offices in Sierra Leone, Africa. Universal Mines, Inc. was one of the first and only US Diamond Merchants to sell Russian diamonds. In 1976 Paul Frame moved to Los Angeles, CA. In 1979 Paul Arthur Frame Jr. formed his own company to trade gold, rare coins and gemstones and Paul moved to Sydney, Australia until 1985 with his family. Paul Frame returned to the US and joined a newly formed Seismic Data Acquisition Company based in Houston, TX named Seismic Enterprises, Inc. as Vice-President of Marketing. Seismic Enterprises, Inc. went public and was listed on the American Stock Exchange in 1986. Seismic Enterprises, Inc. became Seitel, Inc. in 1989 when Paul Arthur Frame Jr. became CEO of the company and the company became listed on the New York Stock Exchange as SEI. Paul Frame remained as CEO of Seitel, Inc. until 2002. Paul Arthur Frame Jr. has been involved in Financial Resource Development and Legal Consulting since 2002 while also enjoying his family and retirement.
Paul Frame Family: Paul has two children, a Son born in Los Angeles, CA in 1979 and a Daughter born in Houston, Texas in 1985, Both of Paul Arthur Frame Jr's. children enjoy wonderful careers and Paul has a Grandson that just turned 3 years old on March 18, 2012.
Paul Frame is a Christian with extensive Bible Study.
Paul Frame "Piloto Ferrari": Paul Arthur Frame Jr. was the first US driver to agree to participate in the US Ferrari Challenge Racing Series that is sponsored by the Ferrari Factory in Maranello, Italy and proudly distinguishes himself as "Piloto Ferrari". Paul Frame participated in over 100 Ferrari Challenge Races all over the world and Paul considers Ferrari Challenge Racing the greatest experience of his life. Paul Arthur Frame Jr. finished second over-all in the US Ferrari Challenge behind Dr. Steve Earle. Paul Arthur Frame Jr. has raced a F348 Challenge, F355 Challenge and F360 Challenge at Lime Rock Park, Ct., Homestead Miami Speedway, FL., Laguna Seca, Monterrey, CA., Texas World Speedway, College Station, TX., Sebring, FL., Road Atlanta, GA., Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal, Canada, Willow Springs Raceway, CA., Sears Point Raceway, CA., Road America Race Track, WI., Watkins Glen, NY., Fiorano, Italy, Monza, Italy, Mugello, Italy.
Paul Frame Driving Schools: Paul Arthur Frame Jr. has attended 15 Drivings schools to include Skip Barber Racing Schools at Lime Rock, CT. and Sebring, FL., Bob Bondurant Racing School, Phoenix, AZ., Jim Russell Racing School, Laguna Seca, CA., Ferrari Racing School, Mugello, Italy.
Paul Frame Racing Licenses: Paul Arthur Frame Jr. holds or has held Racing Licenses for IMSA, Grand AM, SCCA, US Sports Car Club and the Ferrari Challenge. Paul Frame has won and placed in many Ferrari Challenge Races around the world.