THE 2018 MAHLE “DRIVE WITH THE ORIGINAL” PROMOTION
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
PROMOTION ENTRY PERIOD: The 2018 MAHLE “Drive with the Original” Promotion (the “Promotion”) begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on Monday, October 1, 2018 (the “Promotion Period”).
ELIGIBILITY: The Promotion is open to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States, including the District of Columbia, who are age 18 or older, and are professionally employed by or the owner of a company whose primary business is commercial automotive repair at the time of entry. Void in Alaska and Hawaii, outside the U.S., and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of Mahle Industries, Inc. (the "Sponsor"), US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company (the “Administrator”) and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, NASCAR affiliates, companies sponsored by MAHLE, and the immediate family members of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
ENTRY: The Promotion has two components: An Instant Win Game (the “Instant Win Game”), and a Random Draw Sweepstakes (the “Random Draw Sweepstakes”). There are two ways to enter:
Entry Method 1 – With Qualifying Purchase: During the Promotion Period, participants must complete the following steps to enter:
- Purchase a qualifying MAHLE Original Gasket product* from a MAHLE distributor or retailer (the “Gasket”);
- Visit www.drivewiththeoriginal.com (the “Promotion Site”) and follow all instructions to complete the registration form in its entirety including:
- Participant’s name, address, phone number and email address;
- The name and street address of the repair shop where the participant is currently employed or the owner of;
- The date of purchase, product part number*, invoice number, part supplier name, and part supplier location related to the purchase of the Gasket; and
- Submit the form.
* Qualifying MAHLE Original Gasket products include those with part numbers that begin with the following two- or three-letter prefixes: HS (Head sets), CS (Lower sets), OS (Oil pan sets), VS (Valve cover sets), MIS (MIS sets) and MS (Exhaust/Intake sets).
Entry Method 2 – Without Qualifying Purchase: During the Promotion Period, participants must complete the following steps to enter:
- Click here and follow all instructions to complete the registration form in its entirety including:
- Participant’s name, address, phone number and email address;
- The name and street address of the repair shop where the participant is currently employed or the owner of; and
- Submit the form.
PO Boxes are not permitted for purposes of filling out the registration form. Eligible participants will then have the option to play the “Drive with the Original” online game. By filling out the registration form in its entirety and submitting it pursuant to the instructions on the Promotion Site participant will receive one (1) entry into the Random Draw Sweepstakes and one (1) Instant Win Game play. Limit: One (1) Random Draw Sweepstakes entry and one (1) Instant Win Game play per person per day. Any additional entries and/or plays will be void and ineligible. For the purposes of this Promotion, a “day” is defined as the twenty-four (24) hour time period commencing at 12:00:00 AM ET, and ending at 11:59:59 PM ET. Although the Sponsor and/or Administrator may receive a participant’s subsequent attempts to enter on a given day, only the first complete Random Draw Sweepstakes entry and/or Instant Win Game Play received from a particular participant on that day will be eligible; subsequent attempts by the same person to enter/play during that same day, including entries/plays submitted with an alternate email address, will be disqualified.
PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”)/ODDS: Prize images displayed on the Promotion Site are for representational purposes only. Actual prizes may differ.
Instant Win Prizes: There are 1,200 Instant Win prizes (“Instant Win Prizes”) available to be won as depicted in the Instant Win Prize Chart below. Total ARV of all Instant Win Prizes available to be won: $37,750. Limit: One (1) Instant Win Prize per person. Odds of winning an Instant Win Prize are dependent on the random winning time selected for each Instant Win Prize available to be won, the number of participants in the Promotion, and the time and order any participant’s entry is submitted and recorded. The number of Instant Win Prizes available will diminish as they are awarded.
|Instant Win Prize Chart|
|Number of Instant Win Prizes Available||Prize Description||ARV each|
|25||Richard Petty Driving Experience - Rookie Experience||$549|
|250||Diecast #43 Car||$40.50|
|500||MAHLE Baseball Cap||$8.25|
|50||MAHLE Cowboy Hat||$125|
|375||Petty Cooler Mug||$9.40|
Random Draw Sweepstakes Finalist and Grand Prizes: There are four (4) Finalist Prizes available to be won. The odds of winning a Random Draw Sweepstakes Finalist Prize will depend upon the total number of eligible Random Draw Sweepstakes entries received during the Promotion Period. One (1) Grand Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing from among the Finalists in attendance at the Grand Prize Drawing Event, as described herein. Finalist’s odds of winning the Grand Prize is 1:4.
Random Draw Finalist Prize: Each Finalist Prize winner will receive a trip to Las Vegas on or around October 29, 2018 and at a location to be determined by Sponsor to participate in the Grand Prize drawing event (the “Grand Prize Drawing Event”). Date and location of event will be determined by Sponsor at the time of winner notification and are subject to change. Finalist must be present at the Grand Prize Drawing Event to participate in the Grand Prize drawing. Finalist Prize trip includes:
- Round-trip, coach-class airfare for winner and one (1) guest from a major airport near winner, as determined by the Sponsor, to Las Vegas, NV; and
- Three (3) days and two (2) single-room hotel accommodations based on double occupancy at a hotel of Sponsor’s choice.
- The ARV of Finalist Prize: $3,000 each.
The ARV may vary based upon dates of travel and point of departure. The difference between the ARV and actual value of the Finalist Prize will not be awarded. All travel must be arranged through Sponsor at least 45 days in advance of desired travel dates. All travel related expenses, including but not limited to, ground transportation to and from home, taxes, gratuities, incidentals, upgrades, insurance, service charges, airport surcharges, departure taxes, hotel, resort or property fees, luggage fees, food & beverage and personal expenses such as telephone/Internet charges, and gift shop purchases are the sole responsibility of prize winner. Winner and travel companion must travel on same itinerary. Winner and travel companion must have valid photo ID and any required documentation prior to departure. Trip must be taken by on dates specified by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited in its entirety. Sponsor will, in its sole discretion, determine which airport closest to the winner’s home will be used. In the event the winner’s residence is close enough to the destination city such that air transportation is deemed by Sponsor in its sole discretion to be unnecessary, the Finalist Prize will not include air transportation and no other compensation will be provided in lieu thereof. The winner and his/her travel companion are responsible for obtaining any travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) that they may wish to obtain (at their own expense) and hereby acknowledge that the Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance. Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit may be required at any time for incidental charges (e.g., room service, use of telephone/IT services, laundry and all other optional extra services not provided in the Finalist Prize). If Finalist Prize winner elects to travel or partake in the Finalist Prize with no guest, no additional compensation will be awarded. All hotel reservations are based on availability and all holidays are excluded. Accommodations are subject to availability at time of reservation. Blackout dates, advance booking requirements and travel restrictions may apply. Availability is subject to factors such as weather, seasonality and space availability. If weather affects the ability for winner and his/her guest to redeem any portion of prize during the scheduled date and time, then the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner and/or guest other than to supply the remaining elements of the prize package minus the unused portion of prize. Sponsor shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitution or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air carriers, hotels, sports game or other venue operators, transportation companies, prize providers or any other persons providing any prize-related services or accommodations. Sponsor is not liable for expenses incurred as a consequence of flight cancellation/delay. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any transportation or other prize element except at the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor. If for any reason whatsoever, winner and/or guests are unable to travel after all travel arrangements have been made and paid, the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner. Winner and guest are responsible for obtaining the proper travel documentation (e.g., valid photo ID, passport) prior to travel. Winner’s guest must be a legal U.S. resident over the age of majority in his or her state of residence, or if such guest is less than the age of majority in his or her state of residence, the Finalist Prize winner must be such minor’s parent or legal guardian. Winner’s guest must complete and return a Travel Companion Liability Release prior to travel as noted below. In the event a winner or his/her travel companion engages in behavior that, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion, is obnoxious or threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the trip early, whole or in part, and send the winner and his/her guest home with no further obligation. In the event a winner engages in behavior during travel that (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) is illegal, tortious, or subjects winner to arrest or detention, Sponsor shall have no obligation to pay any damages, fees, fines, judgments or other costs or expenses of any kind whatsoever incurred by winner as a result of such conduct. Sponsor shall have no liability for any personal injuries, death, property damage, or other damages or expenses resulting from or arising out of any travel related to the prize or any other aspect of Finalist Prize winner’s acceptance or use of prize.
Random Draw Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize will be available to be won. Grand Prize includes an authentic MAHLE Resto-Mod 1968 Chevy Camaro built by the team at Petty’s Garage. The ARV of Grand Prize: $105,000.
Sponsor will arrange delivery of prize vehicle to the winner’s residence. Winner is responsible for registration, license, title and insurance fees and for all costs and other expenses related to the acceptance of and use of the prize vehicle not specified herein. Winner must have a valid U.S. driver’s license from his or her state or place of residence in the United States and may need to provide proof of insurance prior to taking receipt of Grand Prize. Color, package, factory options, aftermarket upgrades, parts and accessories, and other prize specifics to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Winner shall bear all risk of loss or damage to the Grand Prize after it has been delivered to the specified delivery site. Sponsor shall have no liability for any personal injuries, death, property damage, or other damages or expenses resulting from or arising out of Grand Prize winner’s acceptance or use/misuse of prize.
Random Draw Runner-Up Prize: Three (3) Runner-Up Prizes are available to be won. Runner-Up Prize includes one (1) certificate for a Richard Petty Driving Experience - Rookie Experience. ARV of Runner-Up Prize: $549 each.
PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES AND THE RECEIPT AND/OR USE/MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE OFFERED IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.
The total ARV of all Random Draw Sweepstakes Prizes available to be won: $118,647.
The total ARV of all prizes available to be won in connection with this Promotion: $156,397.
INSTANT WIN GAME PRIZE SELECTION & NOTIFICATION: Instant Win Game Prizes will be awarded throughout the Promotion Period, pursuant to the process set forth herein. One-Thousand Two-Hundred (1,200) random, computer-generated winning dates and times, one for each Instant Win Prize available to be won, will be generated by the Administrator prior to launch. At the time a participant submits his/her entry (subject to the requirements set forth above), if such participant is the first eligible participant to receive a play in connection with the Instant Win Game at or after a computer-generated, randomly selected winning time, that participant will receive an on-screen notification alerting them that they are a potential winner of an Instant Win Prize. Non-winning entrants will also be notified on screen.
If a participant’s Instant Win Game play is the first after a randomly selected winning time, he/she will see a “Congratulations” message on-screen stating the prize he/she has won, subject to verification, and instructions on how to claim the prize. Potential Instant Win Prize winners will receive an email (automatically sent to the email address he/she provided with entry) confirming his/her status as a winner within 72 hours of submission. Potential Instant Win Prize winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements in these Official Rules. All winning Prize Claims are subject to verification by the Administrator and/or Sponsor, whose decisions are binding. Even if the Instant Win Game shows that you are a winner, you are not a winner until your eligibility and potential winning Instant Win Game play have been verified. Once verified, Instant Win Prizes will be mailed to the Instant Winner’s mailing address provided on the registration form starting around March of 2018, with the exception of Diecast #43 Car winners which will be mailed starting around June of 2018, and then be awarded within 6-8 weeks after each winner is verified. In the event that a potential Instant Win Prize winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may award the applicable prize to an alternate Instant Win Prize winner selected by a random drawing from among all remaining eligible Random Draw Sweepstakes Entries.
All potential INSTANT WIN prize WINNERS are subject to verification by Sponsor AND/or Administrator, whose decisions are final AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE PROMOTION. A participant is not a winner of any INSTANT WIN Prize unless and until participant’s eligibility HAS been verified.
RANDOM DRAW SWEEPSTAKES FINALIST DRAWING & NOTIFICATION: On or about October 5, 2018, the Administrator, an independent agent of the Sponsor whose decisions are final, will select four (4) potential Finalist Prize winners in a random drawing from among all eligible Random Draw Sweepstakes entries received during the Promotion Period.
On or about October 8, 2018 the potential Finalist Prize winners will be notified via email and/or phone, and will be required to sign and return, within five (5) business days of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver, an IRS W-9 Form and where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, "the Releases"). These Releases will require the Finalist Prize winners to furnish their Social Security Number for the purpose of tax reporting, as required by law. The travel companion of each Finalist Prize winner will also be required to sign a Travel Companion Liability Release. Noncompliance to return the Releases within the designated timeframe will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. Random Draw Sweepstakes Prizes will be awarded within approximately 45 days after each winner is verified.
Potential Finalist Prize winners will also be required to provide proof of employment, to Sponsor’s satisfaction, and to submit to a background check to confirm eligibility and help ensure that the use of any such person in advertising or publicity for the Promotion will not bring Sponsor into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or reflect unfavorably on the Promotion or Sponsor, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify a potential Finalist Prize winner on the basis of the findings resulting from such background check or if a potential Finalist Prize winner fails to properly authorize and/or provide the required information in connection with such background check.
RANDOM DRAW SWEEPSTAKES GRAND AND RUNNER-UP PRIZE DRAWING & NOTIFICATION: One (1) potential Grand Prize winner will be chosen in a random drawing to be conducted by an agent of the Sponsor from among all Finalist Prize winners in attendance at the Grand Prize Drawing Event to be held on or around October 30, 2018. Potential Grand Prize winner will be required to complete and return the Releases for the Grand Prize as described above. The three (3) Finalist Prize winners who are selected as the Grand Prize winner will each be awarded one (1) Runner-Up Prize.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, or if a winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these rules that winner will be disqualified, and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing as described above.
Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Prizes are not assignable or transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. No cash in lieu of prizes and no exchange or substitution of prizes, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility.
Winners are responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning prize. Grand Prize winner and Finalist Prize winners will be required to furnish their social security number for the sole purpose of preparation of any tax forms as required by law. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner's name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.
Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Winners acknowledge that the Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with this Promotion and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered, except that each merchandise prize shall be subject to its manufacturer’s standard warranty (if any).
Richard Petty Driving Experience - Rookie Experience Instant Win and Runner Up Prizes are subject to availability and all Terms and Conditions for participation in Richard Petty Driving Experience events, including but not limited to those available at http://www.drivepetty.com/rpde-info/our-policy.
GENERAL: Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and the Administrator, and release the Sponsor, the Administrator, and their affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Promotion, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each (the “Released Parties”), from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the promotion, and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winners assume all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Promotion or use/misuse or redemption of any prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Promotion or in the announcement of the prize.
Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Released Parties are not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Promotion. By participating in the Promotion, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the Administrator, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Promotion. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Promotion. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Promotion it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) withdraw a method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Promotion). If for any reason this Promotion is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Promotion, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion, at which time, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received at the time of the Promotion termination.
LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE THIS WEB SITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Promotion or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the state of Michigan. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of Michigan without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Michigan or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of Michigan. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.
THE PARTIES HEREBY WAIVE THEIR RIGHT TO JURY TRIAL WITH RESPECT TO ALL CLAIMS AND ISSUES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT WHETHER SOUNDING IN CONTRACT OR TORT, AND INCLUDING ANY CLAIM FOR FRAUDULENT INDUCEMENT THEREOF.
OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: To request a copy of the Official Rules, see www.drivewiththeoriginal.com or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by October 30, 2018, to: 2018 MAHLE “Drive with the Original” Promotion, Official Rules Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466.
WINNER CONFIRMATION REQUEST: For a written list of the winners (available after October 30, 2018), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (no later than November 27, 2018), to: 2018 MAHLE “Drive with the Original” Promotion Winner Confirmation Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466.
SPONSOR: MAHLE Industries, Inc., 23030 MAHLE Drive, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48335.
ADMINISTRATOR: US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company, 625 Panorama Trail, Suite 2100, Rochester, NY 14625.