SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar Racing is launching a VIP Sweepstakes on its Facebook platform awarding one lucky fan and a guest an Honorary Pit Crew Experience at an upcoming race with IndyCar driver Katherine Legge driver of the No. 6 TrueCar Lotus Dallara DW12. The grand prize includes two team credentials for the weekend events, hotel accommodations and roundtrip airfare.
Winners may choose from one of this season's remaining races in Indianapolis, IN, Detroit, MI, Forth Worth, TX, Sonoma, CA, Baltimore, MD or Fontana, CA.
In order to register, fans must "Like" the TrueCar Facebook page (located at http://www.facebook.com/TrueCar), and then enter via the Sweepstakes tab. They may enter once per day and can also earn an additional entry using the Refer-A-Friend feature. The sweepstakes period runs April 23, 2012 at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time until May 17, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time.
"We're really looking forward to giving someone the opportunity to get up close and personal with our TrueCar Racing team," said Charles Kim, Director of Motorsports. "We want to give fans a glimpse into what it takes to compete in a top-tier racing series."
Four first prizewinners will also be chosen to receive a professional racing helmet signed by all six of the TrueCar Racing team members.
The TrueCar Racing team consists of Legge (Jay Penske/Dragon Racing, INDYCAR Series), Shannon McIntosh (Pabst Racing/USF2000 Series), Shea Holbrook (Shea Racing/Compass 360 Racing/Pirelli World Challenge Series), Ashley Freiberg (JDC Motorsports/Star Mazda Series), Emilee Tominovich (CJ Wilson Racing/Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup Series) and Verena Mei (Team O'Neil/Rally America Series).
TrueCar, Inc. is an online automotive information and communications platform focused on creating a better car buying experience for dealers and consumers. Consumers want a hassle-free car buying experience and dealers want high-quality sales velocity. TrueCar helps achieve these goals by providing unbiased market information on new car transactions and by supplying an online communications platform through which dealers and consumers can communicate with each other. TrueCar's market-based information provides both consumers and dealers with an accurate and comprehensive understanding of what others actually paid recently for similar vehicles, both locally and nationally. TrueCar's communications platform then allows informed, ready-to-buy consumers to communicate directly with participating dealers. Some of the nation's largest and most well respected membership and service organizations rely on websites powered by TrueCar to help educate their members and customers who are in the automotive market. TrueCar is headquartered in Santa Monica, CA, and has offices in San Francisco, CA, and Austin, TX. After experiencing dramatic growth since 2006,TrueCar is developing a suite of products and services centered on radical clarity through the comprehensive analysis of market data and information. TrueCar's participating dealer partners have sold over 500,000 new vehicles to TrueCar users nationwide.