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Grand Prize Winners in Champion’s ‘Search for a Champion’ Contest Announced

Mason Ludwig, a 15-year-old rising star in Late Model class racing, and Jon Corral, a radio producer and hot rod restoration enthusiast, are the grand prize winners in the 2018 “Search for a Champion” sponsorship contest from Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ Champion brand.

Champion Announces Winners of 2017 ‘Search for a Champion’ Contest

Blake Brown, an open-wheel dirt modified racer who resides in Corbin, KY, and Derek Fetter, an automotive enthusiast and collision repair technician from Troy, MO, are the grand-prize winners in the 2017 “Search for a Champion” contest from Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ Champion brand.

Grassroots Racers from North Carolina, Georgia Win 2016 ‘Search for a Champion’ Sponsorships

Two grassroots racers will be able to pursue their goals of racing at the professional level thanks to two grand prize sponsorships awarded through the 2016 “Search for a Champion” contest from Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ Champion brand.

Final-Round Voting Now Open in $200,000 2016 ‘Search for a Champion’ Contest

Voting is now open at for the final round of the 2016 “Search for a Champion” racing sponsorship contest, which will award a record $200,000 in sponsorships and related prizes to grassroots drivers across North America.

2016 ‘Search for a Champion’ Contest to Have 40 Winners, Record $200,000 Prize Purse

The fifth anniversary edition of the Champion brand’s popular “Search for a Champion” racing sponsorship contest will award a record $200,000 in cash and prizes to more grassroots racers than ever, including beginners of all ages in virtually every form of engine-driven competition. The annual contest is sponsored by Federal-Mogul Motorparts.

2015 Search for a Champion Winning Entry Video

Watch the video that won 20-year-old drag racer Carly Jo Ellingson the $50,000 sponsorship from Champion Spark Plugs.

Drag Racer Carly Jo Ellingson Wins 2015 ‘Search for a Champion’ Contest

Carly Jo Ellingson has won dozens of races during her comparatively brief drag racing career, but her latest victory tops them all. The 20-year-old Rapid City, S.D., native is the winner of the $50,000 grand prize racing sponsorship in the Champion Spark Plug brand’s annual “Search for a Champion” contest.

Online Voting Begins in $125,000 ‘Search for a Champion’ Contest

Consumers can help select the 15 finalists in the annual “Search for a Champion” racing sponsorship contest by casting votes for their favorite video entries at The finalist voting period – which will determine 15 $5,000 racing sponsorship winners and set the stage for the $50,000 grand-prize voting round, runs today through Feb. 3, 2015.

$125,000 ‘Search for a Champion’ Contest Returns This Fall

The Champion Spark Plug brand is once again stepping forward to support grassroots racers through the popular $125,000 “Search for a Champion” contest, which will fund 15 sponsorships available to racers in virtually every form of engine-driven competition.

16-Year-Old Super Late Model Driver Jordan Ives Wins $50,000 ‘Search for a Champion’ Sponsorship

Jordan Ives won his first race at age four. Twelve years later, the Gladstone, Mich., high school student has landed what might be the biggest victory of his career: the $50,000 grand-prize sponsorship in the “Search for a Champion” contest from Federal-Mogul’s Champion Spark Plug brand. Ives was one of 15 finalists from among nearly 400

Finalists Selected in Champion Spark Plug’s ‘Search for a Champion’ Contest

A field of nearly 400 talented grassroots racers has been pared down to 15 finalists in the Champion Spark Plug brand’s $125,000 “Search for a Champion” racing sponsorship contest. Each finalist will receive a $5,000 Champion sponsorship for the 2014 racing season and advance to the $50,000 grand-prize round of voting, which begins Friday, February 21,

2014 ‘Search for a Champion’ Racing Sponsorship Contest Begins Nov. 1

Grassroots Racers Can Compete for $125,000 in Sponsorship Packages By Entering Videos at There are just three weeks to go before Federal-Mogul’s iconic Champion spark plug, wipers and chemical additives brand begins the 2014 “Search for a Champion” racing sponsorship contest. The popular annual contest, which enables grassroots racers to compete for $125,000 in Champion sponsorship packages,