(Thomson Reuters ONE via COMTEX) --Car & Truck Enthusiasts Can Help Pick Grand-Prize Winner
When Voting Opens Today
Southfield, Michigan, August 3, 2015.It's time for fans of Federal-Mogul Motorparts' Champion® Spark Plug brand to cast their votes to name the grand-prize winner of the Champion "King of the Road" contest. Beginning today, enthusiasts can vote for one of the top 10 finalists to win the $5,000 grand prize and title "King of the Road."
Voting opens at 9 a.m. ET at www.AlwaysAChampion.com and will continue until 8:59 a.m. ET Aug. 17, 2015. The grand-prize winner will be announced Aug. 24, 2015. The vehicle that receives the most votes will be crowned the "King of the Road" and receive the $5,000 grand prize, awarded by Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: FDML).
"Our 10 finalists have maintained some amazing cars and trucks, and it's easy to see the passion they all share. It's evident in their work," said Jessica Wynn, global director, digital marketing and strategy, Federal-Mogul Motorparts. "That same passion exists behind the Champion Spark Plug brand, and we look forward to this exciting time of year when we can name one of them our 'King of the Road.'"
The top 10 finalists were chosen over a 10-week voting period this summer by enthusiasts on the Champion website. Each finalist received a $500 cash prize before moving into this final grand-prize voting round. The finalists are:
· Daphne Norris, Bryceville, Fla.; 1965 Ford Mustang
· Tim Kowalchick, Jacksonville, Fla.; 1967 Chevrolet Camaro
· Kevin Henry, St. Marys, Ga.; 2007 Dodge Ram
· Mark Ritter, Lakewood, Colo.; 1969 Dodge Super Bee
· James Laurita, Commack, N.Y.; 1970 Ford Torino Scramjet
· Eron Paaso, St. Marys, Ga.; 2015 Dodge Dart GT
· Eddie Campbell, Pikeville, Ky.; 1970 Chevrolet CST/10
· Robert Atkinson, Jacksonville, Fla.; 2014 Dodge Challenger R/T
· Tanya Morewood, Tottenham, Ontario; 2007 Dodge Charger
· Mike Ashley, Fruit Cove, Fla.; 1967 Chevrolet Impala SS Convertible
To learn more about each of the finalists and see the vehicles, visit www.AlwaysAChampion.com and click on the "King of the Road" link.
Champion spark plugs are a leading choice of talented drivers, engine builders and teams in virtually every form of engine-driven competition, including professional stock car racing, NHRA® drag racing, local and regional circle track competition, and motorcycle, boat and snocross events. The Champion brand today represents a broad portfolio of additional products, including wipers, filters and chemical additives.
To learn more about Champion products and programs, please visit www.AlwaysaChampion.com. Like Champion on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ChampionSparkPlugs, and follow the brand on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ChampionPlugs.
Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: FDML) is a leading global supplier of products and services to the world's manufacturers and servicers of vehicles and equipment in the automotive, light, medium and heavy-duty commercial, marine, rail, aerospace, power generation and industrial markets. The company's products and services enable improved fuel economy, reduced emissions and enhanced vehicle safety.
Federal-Mogul operates two independent business divisions, each with a chief executive officer reporting to Federal-Mogul's Board of Directors.
Federal-Mogul Motorparts sells and distributes a broad portfolio of products through more than 20 of the world's most recognized brands in the global vehicle aftermarket, while also serving original equipment vehicle manufacturers with products including braking, chassis, wipers and other vehicle components. The company's aftermarket brands include ANCO® wiper blades; Champion® spark plugs, wipers and filters; AE®, Fel-Pro®, FP Diesel®, Goetze®, Glyco®, Nüral®, Payen® and Sealed Power® engine products; MOOG® steering and suspension parts; and Ferodo®, Jurid® and Wagner® brake products.
Federal-Mogul Powertrain designs and manufactures original equipment powertrain components and systems protection products for automotive, heavy-duty, industrial and transport applications.
Federal-Mogul was founded in Detroit in 1899 and maintains its worldwide headquarters in Southfield, Michigan. The company employs nearly 50,000 in 34 countries. For more information, please visit www.federalmogul.com.
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