Auto Club Members Can Enter for $500,000 Prize in "Road to Win Sweepstakes"

(LOS ANGELES – Aug. 4, 2011) – Automobile Club of Southern California members can get ready for their summer road trips and enter to win half a million dollars at the same time by visiting a local Auto Club branch or Approved Auto Repair facility to enter “The AAA Road to Win Sweepstakes.”
The sweepstakes Grand Prize is a VIP trip for two to the AAA Texas 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race on Nov. 6 at Texas Motor Speedway, including participation in the opening ceremonies and a meeting with Kurt Busch, driver of the Penske Racing #22 AAA Dodge Charger. If Kurt Busch wins that race, the AAA Grand Prize winner gets $500,000.*
In addition to the Grand Prize winner, a separate First Prize winner will receive a year’s supply of Shell®  Nitrogen Enriched Gasoline; a five-night stay at any Best Western® hotel; a Dell Inspiron™ duo computer package; Hard Rock Cafe® and Mimi’s Cafe® dining gift cards; a SiriusXM satellite radio package;  a Magellan® portable GPS navigation system; a hands-free Bluetooth® unit provided by Sprint; a $250 Visa® gift card; and a $50 Approved Auto Repair service gift card.**
Until Sept. 30, members will be automatically entered in the sweepstakes drawing by:
1)      Swiping their membership card at any Auto Club of Southern California branch;
2)      Swiping their membership card at a participating AAA-Approved Auto Repair facility;
3)      Getting a new auto insurance quote in an Auto Club branch, online or by calling (866) 572-8862.
Members visiting any participating Approved Auto Repair facility who swipe their card will also be automatically entered to instantly win a $100 Approved Auto Repair service voucher. Visit the Auto Club website and click on “advanced search” to find the closest participating facility.
 “Our ‘Road to Win Sweepstakes’ celebrates the great American tradition of the summer road trip and encourages our members to be prepared for the road by using their AAA benefits to obtain free maps, explore travel deals and destinations, discover discounted theme parks, attractions and movies, or take advantage of dozens of other services in our branches,” said Pamela Shepherd, the Auto Club’s vice president for branch operations.
“We also want our members to make sure their car is ready for vacation by having it checked at an Approved Auto Repair facility before hitting the road,” she added.
Grand and First Prize entries are limited to one per member, per method of entry.  Instant win prize entries are limited to one entry per member, per day. 
* $500,000 prize will not be awarded unless NASCAR makes a final determination that Kurt Busch has won the 2011 AAA Texas 500 on November 6, 2011 and other conditions are satisfied.
** NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  For complete Official Rules and detailed descriptions of prizes, visit

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