FAIRFIELD, Calif., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ: CPRT), a leading online vehicle auction company, has launched a new online sweepstakes hosted on Facebook that speaks to all drag racing fans.
Between March 31 and November 14, 2011, fans who "like" the Copart Racing Facebook page can enter to win the "Copart Racing Ultimate VIP Experience." This grand prize sweepstakes offers an all expenses paid trip for two to the Las Vegas 2012 SummitRacing.com National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Nationals, including first-class airfare and private hotel transportation to and from the Las Vegas airport.
The grand prize winner will also get the chance to test their driving skills in a race against Copart Top Fuel Driver Brandon Bernstein, or six-time NHRA champion and the "King of Speed" Kenny Bernstein, in the official vehicle of the NHRA.
The winning contestant will also experience:
- A 5-night stay at a luxurious resort and casino on the Vegas strip and receive $3,500 in spending cash
- Two free tickets to all 3-days of the Las Vegas 2012 SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals with limousine transportation to and from the race event
- An exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the track with the NHRA
- VIP access to the Copart Hospitality area and passes to the Pit, including an autograph and photo session with Brandon and Kenny Bernstein
- Watching their name speed down the drag strip on the side of the Copart Top Fuel Dragster
"The Kenny Bernstein Racing brand is among the preeminent brands in motorsports and a tremendous friend and partner to Copart. Through this initiative, we are leveraging our relationship with the Bernsteins to elevate the profile of the Copart brand while also rewarding one of our Facebook fans with an incredible, once-in-a lifetime opportunity," said Jay Adair, CEO, Copart, Inc. "Engaging in this social media promotion will also allow Copart to heighten its digital presence and continue to grow and create new relationships and opportunities with car and racing enthusiasts."
Throughout the racing season, all sweepstakes participants will receive multiple chances to win additional prizes, including autographed merchandise, die cast collectibles, plasma TVs and more. Fans can also enter to win by visiting Copart's midway display at select NHRA races throughout the season.
To be eligible to win the Copart Racing Ultimate VIP Experience, start liking the Copart Racing Facebook page today. Registration forms will be available on a separate Facebook tab after March 31.
Copart, founded in 1982, provides vehicle sellers with a full range of remarketing services to process and sell salvage and clean title vehicles to dealers, dismantlers, rebuilders, exporters and, in some states, to end users. Copart remarkets the vehicles through Internet sales utilizing its patented VB2 technology. Copart sells vehicles on behalf of insurance companies, banks, finance companies, fleet operators, dealers, car dealerships, the general public and others. The Company currently operates 152 facilities in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Salvage vehicles are either damaged vehicles deemed a total loss for insurance or business purposes or are recovered stolen vehicles for which an insurance settlement with the vehicle owner has already been made. For more information, or to become a member, visit www.copart.com.
SOURCE Copart, Inc.