The 15 finalists in the Carquest Race to the Race Promotion have been chosen, and the list includes two Canadians. One of the finalists will win a new Chevrolet Corvette, May 25, 2002 at the Carquest Auto Parts 300 NASCAR Busch Grand National race at Lowe’s Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Prior to the race, each finalist will draw a driver’s name competing in the Carquest 300. The finalist with the highest placing driver in the race will win the Corvette. Canadian technicians Bruce Clarke, JT Equipment Repairs, Brampton, Ont., and Gilles Raby, Central CG, Val D’or, Que., are among the finalists. The remaining finalists, all from the U.S., are: Jeffrey T. Albert, National Auto, Lutz, Fla.; Lowell Berg, Berg Bee Line, Chippewa Falls, Wis.; Bruce Deppa, Bruce’s Garage Liberty, N.Y.: Greg Fedo, Greg’s Tire Center, Independence, Mo.; John Firm, Firm Automotive, Forth Worth, Tex.; Jim Gardner, Motor Works, Inc., Louisville, Ky.; Ken Jeanes, Capitol Automotive Inc., Calumet City, Ill; Robert Jordan, Jordan Automotive, Baytown, Tex.; Marvin Lepping, Channel Ridge Auto Repair, Salina, Kan.; Lon Lewis, John Tripp’s Garage, New Bern, N.C.; Jim McCoy, McCoy’s Automotive, Santa Paula, Calif.; Karl L. Pritchard, Pritchard Enterprises, Berne, N.Y.; Chris Usher, Usher Tires, Yucca Valley, Calif.
Participating product assortments were prepackaged with a sweepstakes entry form and service dealers and professional technicians just filled out the entry forms and sent them in to be entered. Participating assortments were: Champion Copper Plus Spark Plugs; Carquest Brakes GCD Gold Ceramic Disc Pads; Carquest Brakes BMD Gold Premium Pads; Carquest Brakes GSD Global Solution Pads; Carquest Chassis products; or Carquest Engine Controls Oxygen Sensors.