Entry Period Opens November 1 for 2014 'Search for a Champion®' Racing Sponsorship Contest
(Thomson Reuters ONE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge)
Grassroots Racers Can Compete for $125,000 in Sponsorship Packages
By Entering Videos at www.AlwaysaChampion.com
Southfield, Michigan, October 14, 2013.There are just three weeks to go before
Federal-Mogul's (NASDAQ: FDML) iconic Champion(®) spark plug, wipers and
chemical additives brand begins the 2014 "Search for a Champion" racing
sponsorship contest. The popular annual contest, which enables grassroots racers
to compete for $125,000 in Champion sponsorship packages, will open for entries
beginning November 1 at the brand's www.AlwaysaChampion.com website.
To enter the contest, racers simply need to submit 2-minute videos that describe
their commitment to winning a racing title with the help of Champion spark
plugs. At stake are 15 $5,000 sponsorships as well as one $50,000 Search for a
Champion grand-prize sponsorship for the 2014 racing season.
"Throughout its history, the Champion brand has been a catalyst for thousands of
talented racers in virtually every form of competition," said Jessica Wynn,
digital marketing manager for Federal-Mogul. "Search for a Champion is an
investment in the next generation of racing superstars and an opportunity for
any racer or team to compete for a chance to display the iconic Champion bow tie
logo next year."
The contest is open to grassroots racers in three broad categories of
competition - Asphalt, Dirt and Water/Snow - covering everything from junior
dragster, go-kart and motorcycle racing to snocross and personal watercraft
competition. Video entries must be submitted to the www.AlwaysaChampion.com
website between Nov. 1, 2013, and Jan. 3, 2014. The Champion community will vote
for 15 finalists between January 6 and February 2. Voting for the $50,000 Search
for a Champion grand prize will take place February 21 through March 23.
The first 250 racers to enter the contest will receive a free Champion "swag"
bag featuring a contest decal and Champion hat and t-shirt.
For more information about the Search for a Champion contest and "Performance
Driven(TM)" Champion products, please visit www.AlwaysaChampion.com. Like
Champion on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ChampionSparkPlugs, and follow the
brand on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ChampionPlugs.
Federal-Mogul Corporation (NASDAQ: FDML) is a leading global supplier of
products and services to the world's manufacturers and servicers of vehicles and
equipment in the automotive, light, medium and heavy-duty commercial, marine,
rail, aerospace, power generation and industrial markets. The company's products
and services enable improved fuel economy, reduced emissions and enhanced
Federal-Mogul operates two independent business segments, each with a chief
executive officer reporting to Federal-Mogul's Board of Directors. Federal-
Mogul's Powertrain segment designs and manufactures original equipment
powertrain components and systems protection products for automotive, heavy-
duty, industrial and transport applications. Federal-Mogul's Vehicle Components
segment sells and distributes a broad portfolio of products through more than
20 of the world's most recognized brands in the global vehicle aftermarket,
while also serving original equipment vehicle manufacturers with products
including braking, chassis, wipers and other vehicle components. The company's
aftermarket brands include ANCO(®) wiper blades; Champion(®) spark plugs, wipers
and filters; AE(®), Fel-Pro(®), FP Diesel(®), Goetze(®), Glyco(®), Nüral(®),
Payen(®) and Sealed Power(®) engine products; MOOG(®) steering and suspension
parts; and Ferodo(®) and Wagner(®) brake products.
Federal-Mogul was founded in Detroit in 1899. The company employs 44,500 people
in 34 countries, and its worldwide headquarters is in Southfield, Michigan,
United States. For more information, please visit www.federalmogul.com.
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