Aflac Offers Chance To Go Backstage With Carl Edwards at the Ford 500 Homestead-Miami Speedway

Jun 24, 2010, 11:14 ET from Aflac

COLUMBUS, Ga., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Start your engines, race fans. Aflac Racing has announced the launch of its Racin' to Miami promotion, which offers NASCAR fans -- or anyone who just wants to feel the NASCAR thrill -- the chance to win an exclusive race day experience, including an in-person meeting with driver Carl Edwards.

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"The NASCAR race day experience is truly unique and unlike any other professional sport," said Edwards. "With the Racin' to Miami promotion, our fans are getting the chance to watch the race from the pits, meet our team in person and get a backstage tour of our facilities at the track."

One lucky winner will receive a trip for two to Miami to meet Edwards, driver of the No. 99 Aflac Ford Fusion, at the Ford 500 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Nov. 21, 2010. The grand prize includes round-trip airfare for two, four-day/three-night hotel accommodations, Aflac Racing merchandise and $500 spending money.

"With the Racin' to Miami promotion, we're taking a NASCAR fan under our wing for race day," said Danny Fleishman, vice president of sponsorships and emerging markets at Aflac. "Our sponsorship of the No. 99 Aflac Roush Fenway team allows us to offer this backstage thrill to the lucky winner."

The Racin' to Miami promotion will run through Oct. 13. Entries can be submitted online at www.AflacRacing.com where you can also learn more about Aflac, Carl Edwards and the Aflac Racing Team. The contest winner will be determined by random selection on October 15, 2010.

Find the official contest rules at http://miamipromotion.aflacracing.com/rules.html.

About Aflac

When a policyholder gets sick or hurt, Aflac pays cash benefits fast. For 55 years, Aflac insurance policies have given policyholders the opportunity to focus on recovery, not financial stress. In the United States, Aflac is the number one provider of guaranteed-renewable insurance. In Japan, Aflac is the number one insurance company in terms of individual insurance policies in force. Aflac insurance products provide protection to more than 50 million people worldwide. For four consecutive years, Aflac has been recognized by Ethisphere magazine as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies, and Forbes magazine named Aflac as America's Best-Managed Company in the Insurance category. In 2010, Fortune magazine recognized Aflac as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for the 12th consecutive year and also included Aflac on its list of Most Admired Companies for the ninth time. Aflac Incorporated is a Fortune 500 company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AFL. To find out more about Aflac, visit aflac.com.

About Roush Fenway Racing

Roush Fenway Racing is NASCAR's largest team, operating eight motorsports teams. Four in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with drivers Matt Kenseth, Greg Biffle, Carl Edwards and David Ragan; and four in the Nationwide Series with Edwards, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Colin Braun and Paul Menard. For more information on any of the Roush Fenway Racing teams, log on to www.RoushFenway.com. Become a fan of Roush Fenway Racing on Facebook by going to http://www.facebook.com/roushfenway. And for sponsorship inquiries, please contact Robin Johnson at (704) 720-4645.

Media Contact:

Jonathan Freed

Aflac

706.243.8793

jfreed@aflac.com



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