Nationwide Insurance launches Switch and Save up to $500 Sweepstakes
Ultimate NASCAR experience winners to meet two-time NASCAR Nationwide Series champion Kevin Harvick during 2009 Las Vegas race weekend
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August 22, 2008Nationwide Contact:
Bristol, TN – Nationwide Insurance today announced the launch of the Switch and Save up to $500 Sweepstakes, a national promotion involving two-time NASCAR Nationwide Series champion Kevin Harvick, which aims to help NASCAR fans save money on their car insurance by switching to Nationwide.
“The Switch and Save 500 Sweepstakes was created with the passion of NASCAR’s loyal fan’s in mind,” said John Aman, Nationwide’s associate vice president of strategic sponsorship. “Winners will have access to the ‘Ultimate NASCAR Experience’ grand prize, while also having the opportunity to find out if they could save up to $500 on their car insurance.”
By calling 877-NW-Series (877-697-3743) NASCAR fans can request a quote on their car insurance and can register for the grand prize drawing for the ‘Ultimate NASCAR Experience’. In addition, by making the switch to Nationwide they will also have a chance to save up to $500 on their car insurance. Five grand prize winners and their guests will be awarded a trip to the NASCAR race weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway from February 27- March 1, 2009. Also included in the grand prize are tickets to both the NASCAR Nationwide Series and Sprint Cup Series races, use of a fully loaded Camping World RV in the infield, round-trip flights, $2,000 spending money and a meet and greet with Harvick among other items. No purchase or quote is necessary to enter or win.
“As a team owner in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, it’s really exciting to see the activation Nationwide Insurance has developed around their sponsorship,” said Kevin Harvick, CEO and driver at Kevin Harvick, Inc. “Plus we had a great time doing the burn-outs for the commercial to promote the sweepstakes!”
Harvick recently completed the switch and save on his car insurance when he switched to Nationwide, and is also featured in the national television, print, radio, on-line and trackside advertising to promote the Switch and Save up to $500 Sweepstakes.
In addition, when entering the sweepstakes, 200 winners will receive a first place prize of a $500 gift certificate to the NASCAR.com superstore.com. Consumers can also visit nationwide.com/switch to request a quote online and be register for a chance to win the ‘Ultimate NASCAR Experience’ and other prizes.
For additional information and official rules on the ‘Switch and Save up to $500’ sweepstakes, please visit nationwide.com/switch.
About Nationwide Insurance
Nationwide Insurance, based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the world, with more than $161 billion in assets. Nationwide ranks 108 on the Fortune 500 list. The company provides a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto, homeowners, life, farm, commercial insurance, administrative services, annuities, mutual funds, pensions and long-term savings plans. For more information, visit www.nationwide.com
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The $500 savings based upon 2007 policyholder data collected nationally for customers that switched to Nationwide. The Switch and Save up to $500 Sweepstakes contest runs August 22 through November 17, 2008. Void where prohibited. No purchase or quote is necessary to enter or win.
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