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3M ‘Car Lovers Dream Trip’ Gives Winners Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Weekend

The weekend in Charlotte included a surprise visit by Jeff Gordon and tours of Hendrick Motorsports, Ray Evernham’s shop and the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

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3M-trip-1Fifteen body shop owners and distributors who participated in the 3M Summer Savings Promotion recently got to visit NASCAR country in Charlotte, N.C.

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The winners, who purchased featured 3M collision repair products and entered their redemptions online, were selected randomly to go on the “Car Lovers Dream Trip.”

The Charlotte trip started with a surprise visit from four-time NASCAR Champion Jeff Gordon, driver of the No. 24 3M Chevrolet. Gordon talked with and took photos with the guests. Then, it was off to Ray Evernham Enterprises for a tour of the car collection and museum by Ray Evernham (another surprise guest).

Day two started with a competitive session of go-kart racing at Victory Lane Karting Center, followed by a visit to Charlotte Motor Speedway. Then, it was off to nearby Hendrick Motorsports, where Rick Hendrick opened up his private museum for an invitation-only look at his private car collection. That was followed by an exclusive tour of the Hendrick Motorsports campus, with a behind-the-scenes look at the chassis, fabrication, CNC and engine shops, along with an exclusive tour of the 48/88 and 24/5 shops. On day three was a visit to the NASCAR Hall of Fame in downtown Charlotte.

3M-trip-2More lucky customers experienced a West Coast “Car Lovers Dream Trip” in Los Angeles. Winners of the West Coast trip met legendary car designer Chip Foose and took a tour of his shop. They were treated to a tour of the Marconi Automotive Museum and visited Auto Club Speedway to drive racecars in the NASCAR Racing Experience. West Coast winners also had dinner with award-winning painter and fabricator Rich Evans of Huntington Beach Bodyworks.

To enter to win the next VIP trip to Daytona, visit www.3Mcollision.com. The Four for Fall promotion ends Oct. 31st.

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