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FAIRFAX, Va. -- ExxonMobil today announced that Brett Henry of Ashville, Kentucky, and Mark Brodeur of St. Augustine, Florida, will get the thrill of a lifetime Thrill of a Lifetime is a television reality series created by Sidney M. Cohen and Willie Stein ("Orange Colored Sky"). It was telecast from 1981 to 1988 in Canada on the CTV network. as honorary members of the Penske Racing Penske Racing is a racing team that competes in the Indy Racing League, ALMS, and NASCAR. They also previously competed in road racing, Formula One and CART. Penske Racing is a division of Penske Corporation, and is owned and chaired by Roger Penske. pit crews. Henry and Brodeur will join the Penske Racing crews in the pits on Saturday, October 14, to take in a close-up view of the action as Penske drivers Ryan Newman Ryan Joseph Newman (born December 8, 1977 in South Bend, Indiana) (he shares this birthdate with fellow driver Kevin Harvick) is a driver in the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series. He drives the #12 Alltel, Mobil 1, Kodak Dodge Avenger for Penske Racing. and Kurt Busch Kurt Thomas Busch (born August 4, 1978 in Las Vegas, Nevada) is a NASCAR driver. He drives the #2 Miller Lite Dodge in Nextel Cup Series and part time in Busch Series driving the #12 Penske Truck Rental Dodge. race toward the checkered flag during the Bank of America
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Henry and Brodeur are the grand prize winners of ExxonMobil's "Penske Racing Pit Crew Experience Sweepstakes." Henry twisted his way into the pits by purchasing a bottle of Mobil High Endurance Motor oil and finding his winning code under the cap. Brodeur scratched his way to a win after getting a Mobil oil change at a local Mobil 1 Lube Express store and receiving a scratch-off game piece that revealed his winning code.
For Brett Henry, who will be an honorary member of the pit crew for Ryan Newman's #12 Alltel/Mobil 1 car, the race will be his first live NASCAR experience. A huge NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series fan, Henry has never had the opportunity to attend a race, and says he cannot wait to spend time in the pits, rubbing elbows with the Penske Racing team.
"When I found out that I had won, I felt pure exhilaration," said Henry. "It's just unbelievable."
Henry has bought Mobil motor oils for years. "I wouldn't put anything else in my car," he said. "To think that I won this trip out of the deal, it just makes me that much more of a loyal Mobil customer. But I'd still buy it even if I hadn't won."
This also will be the first live NASCAR experience for Mark Brodeur, who will be paired with the pit crew for Kurt Busch's #2 Miller Lite/Mobil 1 car.
"I've always wanted to go to a race," said Brodeur. "The excitement of being in the pits and seeing how it all works is going to be incredible."
Brodeur acquired his winning entry when he purchased an oil change at his local Mobil 1 Lube Express. "I actually had never tried the Mobil 1 Lube Express before, but the service was excellent," he said. "I went there once and ended up winning this prize. I think I'll be back."
In addition to winning a place in the pits, as honorary members of the Penske Racing team, Henry and Brodeur will also have the opportunity to tour the state-of-the-art Penske Racing complex in Mooresville, North Carolina Mooresville is a town in Iredell County, North Carolina, USA. The population was 18,823 at the 2000 census. It is located approximately 25 minutes north of Charlotte. , and the NASCAR Technical Institute. The pair will also receive official Mobil 1/Penske Racing Crew shirts, $750 gift cards, two guest tickets to the race and a NASCAR schedule magnet.
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