WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont™ Teflon®, a leader in innovative stain protection for apparel and workwear, today announced that they have teamed up with three-time Daytona 500 Champion, Jeff Gordon, to launch their "Get Into Gear" sweepstakes. Two (2) grand prize winners will win an exclusive weekend at the 2011 Daytona 500, VIP Garage Passes, and have the opportunity to see Jeff Gordon compete for his fourth championship title in his No. 24 Chevrolet Impala. The sweepstakes runs through Nov. 30. US residents can enter to win at www.teflon.com/news.
"DuPont has been by my side for many years, and their help in providing this once in a lifetime experience means a lot," said Gordon. "This is an unbelievable chance to see what it's really like at one of the most famous races in the world, and I'm looking forward to sharing the excitement with the winners."
Two (2) grand prize winners will receive an all expenses paid trip for two (2) to the Daytona 500 taking place in Feb. 2011, a chance to meet Jeff Gordon, and an invitation to a DuPont VIP Reception. On race day, the winners have full access to the DuPont Hospitality Tent and receive a guided Pit Road Tour. Weekly and monthly prizes will also be awarded, and exclusive savings on Craftsman® Workwear are also available just for visiting www.teflon.com/news.
"It's amazing that Jeff is providing such an insider's look at team preparations on race day," said Thomas H. Samples, global business manager, DuPont surface protection solutions. "He is offering a rare glimpse into his life because he genuinely enjoys meeting his fans. His accomplishments have people worldwide looking up to him and DuPont is proud to be a small part of the amazing things he has accomplished."
For more information, exclusive savings and to enter to win, visit www.teflon.com/news.
DuPont is a science-based products and services company. Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by creating sustainable solutions essential to a better, safer, healthier life for people everywhere. Operating in approximately 80 countries, DuPont offers a wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture and food; building and construction; communications; and transportation.
About Jeff Gordon
After completing 18 full seasons of NASCAR Sprint Cup competition in the DuPont No. 24 Chevrolet, Jeff Gordon's racing career is well documented as a four-time Cup Series Champion. With 82 wins, three more will advance Jeff Gordon to third on the all-time win list to further solidify his position as one of NASCAR's all-time greats and a future member of The NASCAR Hall of Fame.