Mahle Clevite Champion Technician Contest returns

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Mahle Clevite Inc. announced the second annual Mahle Clevite Champion Technician Contest designed to honor the skills and experience of engine technicians and specialists nationwide. Through a short essay submission, a winner will be determined and receive a VIP trip to the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion’s Week in Las Vegas, Nev.

“Coming off the success of last year’s contest, Mahle Clevite wanted to celebrate the passion, hard work and dedication of today’s engine technicians throughout the country for the second consecutive year,” said Ted Hughes, manager – marketing for Mahle Clevite. “The Champion Technician contest is just one of the many ways we observe and salute those who support us day in and day out.”

In order to enter, participants must submit a maximum 250-word essay that describes how the engine technician or specialist demonstrates success and creativity and furthers the field of engine development, showcases their passion for engines and engine building and describes the skills and talents the individual exemplifies to categorize them as a “champion” in every aspect.

Participants can submit an entry either about themselves or on behalf of the nominee. More information can be found at Applications can be submitted via -email [email protected] until 11:59 p.m. ET on Nov. 2. Entrants must be 18, and nominated technicians must be 21 years of age or older at the time of entry.

The grand prize winner will receive a trip to Las Vegas Nov. 28-Dec. 1, including coach airfare for two, a three-night hotel stay, a special meet-and-greet with a NASCAR personality, Mahle Clevite VIP dinner for two at a five-star Las Vegas restaurant, two tickets to NASCAR Victory Lap and NASCAR After The Lap, as well as tickets to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards and the NMPA Myers Brothers Awards Luncheon, a feature on Mahle’s Website and social networking sites, and a commemorative plaque. The prize package is valued at about $4,000.