DENVER, July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Gates Corporation, a global diversified manufacturer of industrial, automotive, and heavy-duty products, announces its "Be System Smart Sweepstakes" promotion starting today through Aug. 15, 2016. The sweepstakes gives auto care professionals a chance to test their general automotive knowledge as well as remind them of the importance of system-based automotive repair and replacement in order to be entered for a chance to win prizes. The promotion will feature Sarah Burgess, the Gates sponsored BMI Racing driver, who races in the Pro Lite Truck class of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS).
Auto care professionals may enter the sweepstakes via the Gates Auto Facebook page or at Gates.com. Participants will be asked to complete the "Be System Smart Sweepstakes" quiz and afterwards will be entered for the chance to win prizes such as Oakley sunglasses, a Rockwell watch and VP Racing Gear, as well as Gates branded merchandise.
As part of the promotion, Burgess will be touting Gates "Be System Smart" message, which encourages the Car Care Council's recommendation to inspect the serpentine, cooling and timing systems at 60,000 miles and replace worn components at 90,000 miles or as advised by the manufacturer. In addition, Burgess will promote the sweepstakes via social media channels with a series of videos to build excitement for the initiative.
"This sweepstakes gives us a chance to connect in a meaningful way with auto care professionals about system-based automotive repair and replacement," said Todd Hack, Vice President Automotive Aftermarket at Gates Corporation. "We are thrilled to partner with Sarah Burgess to help us bring our Be System Smart message home to this important audience."
About Gates Corporation
Gates Corporation is the world's leading manufacturer of power transmission belts and a premier global manufacturer of fluid power products. Our highly engineered products are critical components used in diverse industrial and automotive applications where the cost of failure is very high relative to the cost of our products. We provide a differentiated value proposition to our customers by offering a complete portfolio of premium product and service solutions for both replacement and first-fit applications across our targeted end markets, which encompass process and specialty, construction, agriculture, energy, transportation, and automotive. We sell our products globally under the Gates brand, which is recognized by distributors, original equipment manufacturers, and installers as the premium brand for quality and technological innovation, a reputation which we have built for over a century since our founding in 1911.
As an engineering leader with a strong foundation in research and development, Gates is committed to advancing the science of motion performance by developing safe, forward-thinking products, services, systems, and solutions, as well as fostering long-term customer and employee relationships. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Gates employs over 14,000 people across 106 locations in 30 countries.
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