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Hankook Tire Great Catch 2011 Ford Explorer Limited Giveaway Winner Celebrated in Big League Style - Web Exclusive

Promotion Winner Honored With On-Field Prize Presentation at Detroit Tigers Game

Greg Emmerson
Sep 1, 2011

Teresa Holder , a Jonesboro, Indiana resident and medical center IT Specialist was the winner of Hankook Tire America Corp.’s Great Catch 2011 Ford Explorer Limited Giveaway. With 44,000 entries submitted the Great Catch giveaway stayed true to its baseball theme. The president of Hankook Tire America Corp, Soo II Lee, presented Teresa with the key to her new vehicle before the first pitch of the Detroit Tigers’ game at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan on Tuesday, August 30th.

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“I’m really excited to have won,” said Holder, a 56 year-old mother and wife. “This is an amazing prize from Hankook, and I definitely know what kind of tires I’ll be buying from now on!”

After the pre-game presentation ceremony, Holder and her husband joined a VIP suite to watch the game against the Kansas City Royals with Hankook’s President Lee and also received a signed baseball from Tigers right fielder Magglio Ordonez.

“We’re focused on investing in promotions, marketing and sponsorship opportunities, allowing us to engage consumers on our way to furthering our status as a top-tier tire company in the U.S.,” said President Lee. He also stated that the Great Catch giveaway is Hankook’s third baseball-themed promotion in the past two years , and has been an enormous success.

The 2011 Ford Explorer Limited comes factory equipped with Hankook’s new Optimo H426 Luxury Performance Touring All-Season tires that feature a unique rib-block design and silica rubber compound to provide a quiet, comfortable ride with lower rolling resistance and superior tread, the tire provides impressive all-season performance traction and better fuel economy.

With the success of Great Catch, Hankook is launching its 2011 Great Hit promotion Thursday, September 1 with an increase in the rebate offer available to consumers who purchase four select tires between September 1 and November 30, 2011.

Consumers will be eligible for a mail-in rebate of up to $80, tires include the Ultra-High Performance Hankook Ventus V12 evo, the new for 2011 Luxury Performance Touring All-Season Hankook Optimo H426 and the Performance Touring All-Season Hankook Optimo H727. In addition, Hankook also announced the launch of the Great Hit car giveaway promotion where they will give away the keys to a new 2012 Hyundai Genesis 3.8 Sedan.

Consumers can register online for the giveaway at between September 1 and November 30, 2011, and be entered into a random drawing for the grand prize. No purchase necessary.

By Greg Emmerson
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