Technician Wins Dodge Challenger at AAPEX

Nov. 5, 2019

The winner of Mahle’s “Drive with the Original” technician was unveiled at AAPEX.

Nov. 6, 2019—At AAPEX, Mahle unveiled the winner of its “Drive With The Original” technician promotion.

The winner was James Pickles (J & J Automotive Inc.) who took home the custom-built Petty’s Garage Dodge Challenger. 

How did Pickles feel about winning?

"I've never won anything anywhere close to this in my life! It's phenomenal."

The grand prize ceremony took place at Mahle’s booth, No. 2661, at 4 p.m. on Nov. 5. 

The four finalists were: 

  • Jason Harrington of Harrington Auto & Truck in Yale, Mich. 
  • James Pickles of J & J Automotive Inc. in Rhinebeck, N.Y. 
  • Chance Powing of Michel Bros in Reno, Nev. 
  • Bill Zeromski of Bill Z.’s Auto & Truck, Harshaw, Wis. 

The four finalists were randomly selected from the entries received and were awarded a trip to Las Vegas to participate in the special grand prize ceremony.    

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