California Autos Examiner

Friday, May 29, 2009

Publicity stunt? Sure! But who could resist finding a car from their youth? (8/31/09)

We all have a treasured picture of that "first love." Hopefully those shorts stay lost.

In 1984 John Schnatter sold his 1972 Z28 Camaro in order to start building his pizza empire. This move proved much more profitable than my hording of Prince memorabilia around the same time. However, perhaps I have the last laugh as I still have all those picture discs taking up room in my garage while Schnatter is hitting the highways trying to find his Camaro.

No matter, you could collect $25,000 as a finder's fee if you locate said Camaro. Schnatter doesn't have the VIN but hopes to locate the car by using other details. According to the contest rules, you must show proof of official vehicle title stating the names of all past owners, including John Schnatter, and a photo of the Camaro outlined in the contest. You must also include your name, address and phone number for prize receipt consideration.

If you like sleuthing, perhaps this contest is for you. However, if you just want to enter a car related contest, I'd suggest you check out Sandra Grauschopf's repository of car sweepstakes.

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