UPS, Churchill Downs launches sweepstakes.
With both the Kentucky Derby and the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series race fast approaching, UPS and Churchill Downs have teamed up to provide a special Kentucky Derby 133 paint scheme that will be featured on the #44 UPS Toyota Camry driven by champion Dale Jarrett. Jarrett will drive this special car during the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series at Talladega Superspeedway on April 29.
This unveiling also saw the “Off to the Races delivered by UPS Sweepstakes,” an online contest that will provide one lucky fan with two tickets to the race at Talladega and the133rd running of the Kentucky Derby to be held at Churchill Downs on Saturday, May 5. This prize includes a round-trip airfare for two, accommodations, and ground transportation at both events, as well as a special meet-and-greet with Dale Jarrett at Talladega.
“Churchill Downs is honoured to have the 133rd Kentucky Derby featured on the #44 UPS Toyota Camry that Dale Jarrett will race at Talladega,” said Churchill Downs Incorporated President and CEO Bob Evans. “The ‘Off to the Races Sweepstakes’ is another of the innovative means we are developing with our partners to gain exposure and strengthen the sport of Thoroughbred racing. Teaming the thrills of NASCAR and Thoroughbred racing in this sweepstakes has created one of the greatest prize packages in the entire world of sports.”
“The Kentucky Derby is one of the most exclusive sporting events in all of sports and we are thrilled to have a relationship with such a prestigious event and organization such as Churchill Downs,” said Patrick Guilbert, Vice President of Sponsorships, and Events. “This further extends our close ties to the sport of horse racing, as well as NASCAR, while adding to the fun fans can have participating in these great sports.”
Fans can enter at racing.ups.com until midnight on Friday, April 4.