|January 31, 2005 (London, UK) – After a season of weekly cash prizes, sportsbook.com has awarded T. Kocis with the much anticipated Grand Prize in its annual NASCAR Contest. The all-inclusive prize package, supervised by the Dale Jarrett NASCAR Experience, takes T. Kocis on twenty white-knuckle laps behind the wheel of a 165mph Nextel racecar at an actual NASCAR speedway.|
'It is totally awesome to be able to drive a NASCAR racecar, thanks to sportsbook.com” yelled the excited winner, a sportsbook.com customer since the spring of 2000. “It is very exciting to enter the weekly contests and then cheer on your selected drivers. It makes you feel part of the action. Thank you sportsbook.com. Keep up the good work!'
Each week of the NASCAR season, sportsbook.com awarded cash prizes for winning entries in its NASCAR Contest. First Prize this year is a trip for two to the Dale Jarrett Racing Adventure. It includes two Rookie Adventure Packages (20 laps each) and airfare for two from anywhere within the Continental US to a NASCAR speedway, as well as first class accommodation and spending money.
'This was another very successful year for NASCAR and NASCAR betting. There was substantial growth in the number of Contest Entries and NASCAR Wagers we have received this year,' said Alex Czajkowski, Marketing Director for Sportingbet PLC, Americas Region. 'Guys like T. Kocis get a chance to prove they know NASCAR, and now he gets to prove his skill on the track.'
For information on this or other free contests at Sportsbook.com, please contact:
Lyceum Media (N. America)
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About Dale Jarrett Racing Adventure (DJRA)
The Dale Jarrett Racing Adventure takes drivers out on actual NASCAR tracks to achieve speeds of 165mph. An instructional session precedes any driving acquainting the student with the basics of NASCAR driving, safety precautions and the proper groove of the racetrack. DJRA was started in 1998 and is backed by the Jarrett brothers (Dale and Glenn), their father Ned, Dale’s son Jason, and Green Bay Packers’ quarterback Brett Favre.