Advance Auto Parts – Race To Win – Win GRAND PRIZE A VIP NASCAR Cup Series™ Race Experience for winner and one guest
Advance Auto Parts Race to Win
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND
WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
1. Eligibility: Advance Auto Parts Race to Win (the “Promotion”) is open only to legal residents of
the fifty (50) United States (including District of Columbia) who are at least eighteen (18) years
old at the time of entry. Employees of Advance Stores Company, Incorporated dba Advance Auto
Parts (“Sponsor”), Merkle Inc. (“Administrator”), National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing,
LLC (“NASCAR”) and their respective parent and affiliate companies, suppliers as well as the
immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such
employee are not eligible. The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws
and regulations and is void where prohibited. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and
unconditional agreement to these Official Rules. Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions are final
and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all
requirements set forth herein. The Promotion consists of a sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”)
and an instant win game (the “Instant Win Game”).
2. Sponsor: Advance Stores Company, Incorporate, dba Advance Auto Parts, 5008 Airport Rd.,
Roanoke, VA 24012. Administrator: Merkle Inc., 3000 Town Center, Suite 2100, Southfield, MI
3. Timing: The Promotion begins on August 1, 2022 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on
October 31, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Promotion Period”). For purposes of this Promotion,
each “day” begins at 12:00 am ET and ends at 11:59 pm ET. Administrator’s computer is the
official time-keeping device for this Promotion.
4. How to Enter: During the Promotion Period, visit www.advanceautoracetowin.com (“Website”)
and complete and submit the registration form including a valid email address. You will
automatically receive five (5) entries into the Sweepstakes and advance to the Instant Win Game
page and receive one (1) Instant Win Game play for that day. Once on the Instant Win Game
page, play the game. The Instant Win Game results will be instantly displayed. Potential winners
of the Instant Win Game will be provided directions for validation. All potential winners are
subject to verification before any prize will be awarded.
Limit: Each entrant may receive five (5) Sweepstakes entries for registering for the Promotion;
each entrant play the Instant Win Game one (1) time per day during the Promotion Period.
Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by any entrant
to obtain more than the stated number of plays/entries by using multiple/different email
addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant’s
plays/entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is
prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor and the Released Parties are not responsible
for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected registrations, which will be
disqualified. In the event of a dispute as to any registration or play, the authorized account holder
of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the entrant or player. The “authorized
account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider,
online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the
domain associated with the submitted address. Potential winners may be required to show proof
of being the authorized account holder.
Bonus Sweepstakes Opportunities:
a) Watch the Video: During the Promotion Period, after registering or logging into the
Website, follow the links and instructions to click through to watch the provided video to
receive five (5) additional entries into the Sweepstakes.
Limit: Each entrant may receive five (5) additional entries during the Promotion Period
via this method.
b) Share on Twitter: During the Promotion Period, after registering or logging into the
Website, follow the links and instructions to share this Promotion on Twitter by clicking on
the link to tweet the prepopulated message to receive one (1) additional entry into the
Limit: Each entrant may receive one (1) additional entry per day, during the Promotion
Period via this method.
c) Answer Trivia Questions: During the Promotion Period, after registering or logging into
the Website, follow the links and instructions to answer the provided trivia questions to
receive ten (10) additional entries into the Sweepstakes.
Limit: Each entrant may receive ten (10) additional entries during the Promotion Period
via this method.
d) Take the Personality Quiz: During the Promotion Period, after registering or logging into
the Website, follow the links and instructions to take the personality quiz to receive ten
(10) additional entries into the Sweepstakes.
Limit: Each entrant may receive ten (10) additional entries during the Promotion Period
via this method.
5. Sweepstakes/Instant Win Game: Administrator is an independent judging organization whose
decisions as to the administration and operation of the Promotion and the selection of potential
winners are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. Sweepstakes: Administrator
will randomly select the potential Sweepstakes winner, from all eligible entries on or around
November 1, 2022. Instant Win Game: Two thousand three hundred (2,300) random, computer-
generated winning times, one for each prize listed below, will be generated during the Promotion
Period. $50.00 Gift Code Prizes: one (1) winning time will be generated per day; therefore, one
(1) prize will be awarded per day. $25.00 Gift Code Prizes: one (1) winning time will be
generated per day; therefore, one (1) prize will be awarded per day. $10.00 Gift Code Prizes:
twenty-three (23) winning times will be generated per day; therefore, twenty-three (23) prizes will
be awarded per day. If you are the first player to play the Instant Win Game at or after one of the
randomly-generated times, you will be a potential instant winner of the prize indicated.
6. ALL POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR OR
ADMINISTRATOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS
RELATED TO THE PROMOTION. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF
THE INSTANT WIN GAME OR SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND
UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY, AND THE POTENTIAL WINNER HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND
ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. SPONSOR WILL
NOT ACCEPT SCREEN SHOTS OR OTHER EVIDENCE OF WINNING IN LIEU OF ITS
VALIDATION PROCESS. ANY PLAY THAT OCCURS AFTER THE SYSTEM HAS FAILED
FOR ANY REASON IS DEEMED A DEFECTIVE PLAY, IS VOID AND WILL NOT BE
7. Verification of Potential Winners: Receiving a prize is contingent upon compliance with
these Official Rules. The potential Sweepstakes winner will be notified by email or phone. The
potential Sweepstakes Grand Prize winner (parent/legal guardian if winner is a minor in his/her
state of residence) will be required to sign and return a Declaration of Compliance, Liability
Waiver, and where not prohibited, a Publicity Release (“Declaration”) which must be received by
Administrator, within five (5) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim
the prize. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted or fails to sign and return the
Declaration or provide any other requested information within the required time period (if
applicable), or prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits the prize. In the event
that a potential winner of a prize valued over $25.00 forfeits the prize or is disqualified for any
reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from
among all remaining eligible entries. There will be three (3) alternate drawings after which the
prize will remain unawarded. Unclaimed prized valued at $25.00 or less will not be awarded.
Sweepstakes Prize: ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: A VIP NASCAR Cup Series Race (“Race”)
Experience for winner and one (1) guest. Trip package includes round trip, coach-class air
transportation for two (2) from a major airport near winner’s home (determined by Sponsor in its
sole discretion) to a city near the selected Race; three (3) nights’ accommodations at a hotel
determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion (single room, double occupancy); VIP access for two
(2) to the Race; two (2) race scanner rentals; VIP experience tour (subject to
availability);opportunity to attend a welcome dinner; and ground transportation to and from
destination airport and hotel and hotel and Race. Winner must complete the trip within one (1)
year from the drawing date or prize will be forfeited. Winner must travel on the dates determined
by Sponsor in its sole discretion or prize will be forfeited. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Sponsor
will make reasonable efforts to select travel dates acceptable to winner. Trip must be booked at
least forty-five (45) days prior to departure. Race selection, travel and accommodations are
subject to availability and blackout dates. Valid for 2023 NASCAR Cup Series races only. Travel
must be round trip. Sponsor will determine airline and flight itinerary in its sole discretion. No
refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. Travel
is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Promotion, and those set forth by the
Sponsor’s airline carrier of choice as detailed in the passenger ticket contract. All expenses and
incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the package description above, including but not
limited to, ground transportation, meals, incidentals, gratuities, passenger tariffs or duties, airline
fees, surcharges, upgrades, airport fees, service charges or facility charges, personal charges at
lodging, security fees, taxes or other expenses are the responsibility solely of winner. Unless
child of winner, travel companion must be eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of
departure or a sibling/friend of winner with the appropriate parental permissions and releases and
must travel on same itinerary and at the same time as the winner. If winner is a minor in his/her
state of residence, travel companion must be winner’s parent/legal guardian. Travel companion
must execute liability/publicity releases prior to issuance of travel documents. Travel restrictions,
conditions and limitations may apply. If in the judgment of Sponsor air travel is not required due
to winner’s proximity to prize location, ground transportation will be substituted for round trip air
travel at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Any in-person portions of the prize, including without limitation
the welcome dinner may, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, be conducted virtually as a result of
COVID-19 and related restrictions. Sponsor and the Released Parties will not replace any lost,
mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. Sponsor and the Released Parties are
not responsible if Race or any event is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason, in which
event that portion of prize is forfeited in its entirety and no substitution will be provided except as
in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $5,570. Actual value may vary
based on airfare fluctuations and distance between departure and destination. Winner will not
receive difference between actual and approximate retail value.
Odds of winning the Sweepstakes Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during
the Promotion Period.
Instant Win Game Prizes:
Quantity Prize Description ARV
92 $50.00 Advance Auto Parts $50.00
$25.00 Advance Auto Parts
$10.00 Advance Auto Parts
Odds of winning depend on the date/time of entry, the number of prizes remaining available at the
time of entry and number of eligible Instant Win Game plays received. The number of prizes
available to be won will diminish as they are awarded.
For All Prizes: No cash equivalent and all prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be
made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to
substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become
unavailable for any reason. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize
receipt and/or use. Instant Win Game Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 8-10 weeks after the
conclusion of the Promotion. Limit: One (1) Instant Win Game prize and the Sweepstakes Grand
prize per person. TOTAL ARV OF ALL PRIZES: $33,630
9. Release: BY RECEIPT OF ANY PRIZE, WINNER AGREES TO RELEASE AND HOLD
HARMLESS SPONSOR, ADMINISTRATOR, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE SUBSIDIARIES,
AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS, DISTRIBUTORS, ADVERTISING/PROMOTION AGENCIES,
NASCAR, LLC AND ITS AFFILIATES, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENT
COMPANIES AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES,
SHAREHOLDERS, MEMBERS, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, AND AGENTS (COLLECTIVELY,
THE “RELEASED PARTIES”) FROM AND AGAINST ANY CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION,
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, OR DAMAGE TO OR
LOSS OF PROPERTY, ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION OR RECEIPT
OR USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE.
10. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Promotion constitutes winner’s
consent to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions
and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further
payment or consideration.
11. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the
Promotion, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, human error or any other factor impairs
the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes or Instant Win Game, or any event or
cause beyond Sponsor’s control (e.g. events such as natural calamities, national emergencies,
wide spread illnesses, declarations of war, acts of God, acts of terrorism) interferes with any
aspect of the Sweepstakes or Instant Win Game, including but not limited to fulfillment of the
prize(s), as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor reserves the
right to modify the prizes offered herein and to award the prizes at random from among the
eligible entries or plays received up to the time of the impairment. Sponsor reserves the right, in
its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the
operation of the Sweepstakes or Instant Win Game or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules
of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any
person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes or the Instant Win
Game may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor
reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that
12. Limitations of Liability: THE RELEASED PARTIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR: (1)
ANY INCORRECT OR INACCURATE INFORMATION, WHETHER CAUSED BY ENTRANTS,
PRINTING ERRORS OR BY ANY OF THE EQUIPMENT OR PROGRAMMING ASSOCIATED
WITH OR UTILIZED IN THE PROMOTION; (2) TECHNICAL FAILURES OF ANY KIND,
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO MALFUNCTIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, OR
DISCONNECTIONS IN PHONE LINES OR NETWORK HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE; (3)
UNAUTHORIZED HUMAN INTERVENTION IN ANY PART OF THE ENTRY PROCESS OR THE
PROMOTION; (4) TECHNICAL OR HUMAN ERROR WHICH MAY OCCUR IN THE
ADMINISTRATION OF THE PROMOTION OR THE PROCESSING OF ENTRIES; OR (5) ANY
INJURY OR DAMAGE TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY WHICH MAY BE CAUSED, DIRECTLY
OR INDIRECTLY, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, FROM ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE
PROMOTION OR RECEIPT OR USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE. IF FOR ANY REASON AN
ENTRANT’S ENTRY OR PLAY IS CONFIRMED TO HAVE BEEN ERRONEOUSLY DELETED,
LOST, OR OTHERWISE DESTROYED OR CORRUPTED, ENTRANT’S SOLE REMEDY IS
ANOTHER SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY OR INSTANT WIN GAME PLAY, IF POSSIBLE. NO
MORE THAN THE STATED NUMBER OF PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED. IN THE EVENT THAT
PRODUCTION, TECHNICAL, SEEDING, PROGRAMMING OR ANY OTHER REASONS CAUSE
MORE THAN STATED NUMBER OF PRIZES AS SET FORTH IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES TO
BE AVAILABLE AND/OR CLAIMED, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO AWARD ONLY
THE STATED NUMBER OF PRIZES BY A RANDOM DRAWING AMONG ALL LEGITIMATE,
UN-AWARDED, ELIGIBLE PRIZE CLAIMS.
13. Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and
causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any prize awarded shall be
resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United
States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (Southern Division) or the appropriate
Michigan State Court located in Oakland County, Michigan; (2) any and all claims, judgments and
awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with
entering this Promotion, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will
entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect,
punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual
out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise
increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and
enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in
connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws
of the State of Michigan, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether
of the State of Michigan or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws
of any jurisdiction other than the State of Michigan.
14. Entrant’s Personal Information: Information collected from entrants is subject to the
15. Winner List: For a winner list, please click here. The winner list will be posted after winner
confirmation is complete.
NASCAR, LLC is not a sponsor of this promotion. NASCAR® and NASCAR Cup Series are
trademarks owned by the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, LLC.
© 2022 Merkle Inc. All Rights Reserved.
ABBREVIATED RULES for TV and Radio
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES (D.C.) 18
AND OLDER. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Promotion ends 10/31/22 For Official Rules, and
complete details, visit www.advanceautoracetowin.com. Sponsor: Advance Auto Parts, Inc.
ABBREVIATED RULES for Print
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF
WINNING. LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES (D.C.) 18 YEARS AND OLDER.
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Promotion ends 10/31/22. For Official Rules, prize descriptions and
odds disclosure, visit www.advanceautoracetowin.com. Sponsor: Advance Auto Parts, 5008
Airport Rd., Roanoke, VA 24012. NASCAR, LLC is not a sponsor of this promotion.
Abbreviated rules for online Ads – Banner
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Ends 10/31/22. To play and for Official Rules, visit
Abbreviated Rules for online Ads – Not a Banner
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Legal residents of the 50 United States (D.C.) 18 years and
older. Ends 10/31/22. To play and for Official Rules, including odds, and prize descriptions visit
www.advanceautoracetowin.com. Void where prohibited.