Bassett High School junior, Trey Jarrell, has entered to compete for a piece of the $125,000 in sponsorship money that will be awarded through the Champion spark plug, wipers and chemical additives brand’s 2014 “Search for a Champion” contest.
The Martinsville, Va., native carried sponsorships from the Virginia Military Institute’s Keydet Club, AutosByNelson, East Coast Synthetics, Rhoades Car International and PitRowLEDS.com on his No. 14 Toyota throughout the 2013 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series season.
The contest will offer 15 $5,000 Champion racing sponsorships as well as one $50,000 in search for a Champion grand-prize sponsorship. Entries included grassroots racers in three racing categories – asphalt, dirt and water.
Racers submitted a two-minute video that best demonstrates their commitment to winning a racing title with the help of Champion spark plugs. Winners will be selected based in part on votes received from the Champion community at www.AlwaysaChampion.com.
The Champion community will vote for 15 finalists between Jan. 6 and Feb. 2. Voting for the $50,000 Search for a Champion grand prize will take placeFeb. 21 through March 23.
Voting for round one opens on Monday, Jan. 6. Fans can access Jarrell's entry and vote for the 16-year old at the following link:http://www.alwaysachampion.com/search-for-a-champion/entry/1568431.