Edelbrock HOT ROD Racing To The Presses Essay Contest

for the Next Generation of car enthusiasts…

HOT ROD and Edelbrock, each celebrating their respective 65th and 75th anniversaries are proud to announce at the 2012 HOT ROD Magazine Power Tour, the “Racing to the Presses” Essay Contest to celebrate the next generation car enthusiast.

By sharing passion for hot rodding and educating America’s youth, the essay contest provides an opportunity with three age-appropriate essay prompts.

For ages 9-13, the qualifying essay will answer the question “My favorite car is….”

Those 14-18 years old will answer the question, “My dream career with cars is….”

For technical college and 18-to-25-year-old participants, the prompt asks, “I want to innovate the automotive industry by….”

Here are the rules in short form:

  • Each qualifying essay will include 500-1500 words written in grammatically correct English.
  • Every entry must be handwritten in black ink on college ruled notebook paper single spaced.
  • Judging will be conducted by the staff of HOT ROD Magazine, Edelbrock Corp., and other aftermarket performance industry members including the staff of Ohio Technical College’s Edelbrock Performance Academy.

Winners of this prestigious writing contest will be invited to Southern California for tours of both Edelbrock and Hot Rod’s offices during May 4-5, 2013 for next year’s Rev’ved Up For Kids Charity Car Show. A host of prizes will also be available from Edelbrock, Hot Rod, and the entire performance aftermarket industry.

Sign up now at HotRod.com or Edelbrock.com or use this convenient flyer here at Power Tour. We’ll send via e-mail the rules package and instructions for submission on August 1. Look for updates and announcements in Hot Rod Magazine starting August 10 with the final essays postmarked no later than January 31, 2013.

For more information about the contest, the prizes and entering, visit Edelbrock.com. Announcements will also be available at HOTROD.com

Click here to sign up for Edelbrock HOT ROD Racing To The Presses Essay Contest