Engine Sweepstakes yields record ticket sales, donation to Victory Junction
This year's sweepstakes took in $50,683.50, all of which goes to the year-round camp in Randleman, NC that provides life-changing experiences for children from 6 to 16 years old with chronic medial conditions or serious illnesses. The camp was founded by Kyle Petty and his wife Pattie in honor of their son Adam.
The previous record for ticket sales/donation was $47,846, raised at last year's PRI show. "Breaking the $50,000 mark is a milestone achievement for this event," said Bob Davis, Sunnen's Global Communications Manager. "We're proud to support the Victory Junction mission and look forward to breaking the record again next year."
This year's prize was a Reher-Morrison 1200 hp, 583ci, big-block Chevy racing engine valued at $25,000. The engine was built by R-M engineer John Claridge, and took approximately 70 hours to complete.The winner was Richard Payne of The House of Payne in Waynesboro, VA.