Champion Oil, a recognized leader in enthusiast and racing lubricants, announced this week that the overall winners of The Great Race from Jacksonville, FL to Traverse City, MI were car #66 driven and navigated by Jody Knowles and Beth Gentry from Tyrone Georgia in their 1932 Ford Cabriolet. The team won the top honors for the lowest accumulative score over the 2500 miles on the 2017 professional road rally.
Clinton, MO -- (ReleaseWire) -- 07/05/2017 --The team, which ran Champion Racing Oil in their classic racecar, won the 2017 Champion Motor Oil Top Performer Trophy and also won the Expert Class and $50,000 in the competition. In all, their prizes included trophies, cash, and a garage full of Champion Motor Oil.
The Great Race, presented by Hemmings Motor News, Hagerty Insurance, and Coker Tire, is an automotive competition based on precision driving and navigational skills in classic, antique and vintage automobiles.
This year the race was from Jacksonville, FL to Traverse City, MI. The competition, which was founded in 1983, contains numerous timed endurance rally stages. For more information on the Great Race visit http://www.greatrace.com
"Champion Racing Oil is very proud of Jody & Beth and their 2017 win of The Great Race, which combines the accuracy in calculation and rally skills, in addition to an appreciation of historic automobiles," stated Karl Dedolph, Director of Champion Racing and Performance Products. "Our award this year is a tribute to the winners and all the teams using Champion "Purpose Built" lubricant technology formulated for protection and performance. "
Champion Racing Oils are built specifically to meet the lubrication demands of race, hot rod, classic and muscle car engines, especially those using flat tappet and roller cams operating at high RPMs and requiring high-pressure valve springs. To meet these demands, Champion utilizes its premium ZDDP anti-wear protection package, which contains a unique balance of chemistry that includes high levels of zinc and phosphorus.
About Champion Brands, LLC
Champion Brands, LLC, is a globally recognized industry leader in specialty lubricants for over 60 years. Champion Brands, LLC also produces and blends over 350 products including fuel, oil, engine additives, and lubricants for the racing, automotive, heavy truck, agricultural, industrial, and specialty markets.
For more information about Champion Racing Motor Oils contact your nearest Champion distributor, or call Champion at 800-821-5693 or 660-890-6231. Champion Brands, LLC; 1001 Golden Drive, Clinton, MO, or go to http://www.championbrands.com.