FINDLAY, Ohio, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrating dads across the country this Father's Day, Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: CTB) invites all proud sons and daughters 18 years and older to share the most memorable conversations they've had with their dads while driving in the car. From silly and awkward to heartfelt and life changing, each submission will be an entry to win an exclusive Cooper Tire race day experience for two. The prize package includes a new set of four Cooper tires, entry into a USF2000 Indy series race event, a behind-the-scenes tour with IndyCar legend Johnny Unser, round trip airfare and accommodations.
To enter, simply visit Facebook.com/CooperTire and click the "Life's a Road Trip" tab to share the most memorable car conversation with dad – whether it is learning how to parallel park or a heated debate about how '80s music trumps The Beach Boys. Entries may be submitted now through June 29. Each submission is automatically entered into a random drawing for an exclusive race day experience for two. One lucky dad will be awarded the prize package July 2.
The full Cooper Tire race day experience includes the following exclusives for two:
- VIP access to a USF2000 Indy ladder series race event
- Behind-the-scenes tour of the Cooper tire-changing rig, pit road and winner's podium
- Meet-and-greet with Indy legend and Cooper Tire performance advisor, Johnny Unser, and USF2000 series drivers
- Round trip airfare
- One-night hotel accommodations
- New set of four Cooper tires
- Autographed Cooper Tire hat
"Dads dedicate their lives to their children and countless conversations that contribute to who that child will become occur in the car -- whether talking through the first baseball team loss on the way home, or discussing their dad's favorite road trips. Cooper Tire wants to honor fathers across America, inviting their children to share personal memories of discussions with their dads," said Hal Gardner, vice president of marketing communications and market intelligence for Cooper Tire.
About Cooper Tire & Rubber Company
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (Cooper) is the parent company of a global family of companies that specialize in the design, manufacture, marketing, and sales of passenger car and light truck tires. Cooper has joint ventures, affiliates and subsidiaries that also specialize in medium truck, motorcycle and racing tires. Cooper's headquarters is in Findlay, Ohio, with manufacturing, sales, distribution, technical and design facilities within its family of companies, located in 11 countries around the world. For more information on Cooper, visit www.coopertire.com, www.facebook.com/coopertire, www.twitter.com/coopertire.
SOURCE Cooper Tire & Rubber Company