Copart Launches First Ever Auto Rebuild Challenge
DALLAS -- April 8, 2014
Copart, Inc., a global online vehicle auction company, announced today the
launch of its first ever Copart Rebuild Challenge, a contest designed for car
enthusiasts and auto rebuilders to show how they restored, customized or
rebuilt a vehicle.
From April 14 to July 6, car enthusiasts and auto rebuilders may enter the
Copart Rebuild Challenge at Copart.com/Contest by submitting a video less than
three minutes in length highlighting their rebuild process. In the videos,
contestants must explain how and why they chose their vehicle, and include
before and after shots.
“We have thousands of members who work on vehicles as part of their jobs or as
a hobby,” said Copart Chief Marketing Officer Matt Burgener. “This contest is
a great way for them to show off their skills and get recognition for their
At the end of the entry period, an expert panel of Copart judges will choose
up to 10 finalists. Voting will then be open to the public to determine the
top three winners. The grand prize is $10,000, followed by a second prize of
$2,000 and a third prize of one year of Copart Premier Membership.
“Copart has developed a robust marketplace for classic and muscle car
rebuilds,” said Burgener. “We currently have over 100,000 cars in inventory,
thousands of which present the perfect opportunity for this contest.”
To review the complete contest entry guidelines and rules or to enter the
contest beginning April 14, visit Copart.com/Contest.
Copart, founded in 1982, provides vehicle sellers with a full range of
remarketing services to process and sell salvage and clean title vehicles to
dealers, dismantlers, rebuilders, exporters and, in some states, to end users.
Copart remarkets the vehicles through Internet sales utilizing its
VB3technology. Copart sells vehicles on behalf of insurance companies, banks,
finance companies, fleet operators, dealers, car dealerships and others as
well as cars sourced from the general public. The company currently operates
in the United States and Canada (www.copart.com), the United Kingdom
(www.copart.co.uk), Brazil (www.copart.com.br), Germany (www.copart.de), the
United Arab Emirates (www.copart.ae) and Spain (www.autoresiduos.com). Copart
links sellers to more than 750,000 members in over 150 countries worldwide
through our online multi-channel platform. For more information, or to become
a member, visitwww.copart.com.
Cindy Cross, 707-646-2123
Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer
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