Show It Off At SEMA winner announced

Royal Purple judges pick Frank Daniels’ custom 2010 Camaro

Eric Kaminsky - August 15, 2014 11:20 AM

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Frank Daniels of Colonial Heights, Virginia, with his custom 2010 Chevrolet Camaro, was selected by Royal Purple as the grand prize winner in the company’s fourth annual Show It Off at SEMA contest. 

The car will be on display during the 2014 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, November 4-7.

The Royal Purple Show It Off at SEMA contest was hosted online on Royal Purple’s Facebook fan page throughout July and August. Over the course of two separate seven-day periods, vehicle owners had the opportunity to submit a photo of their vehicle for the opportunity to display it as a feature vehicle at the SEMA Show.

The top five finalists that received the most votes, from more than 30 entries, were chosen by Royal Purple, with the grand prize winner selected by an expert panel of five judges.

The otrher finalists included:

  • Missy Perez, 1969 Ford Mustang
  • Tom Pichette, 1968 Pontiac Trans Am GTA
  • Tyler Nelson, 1969 Pontiac GTO
  • Rebecca Nunes, 1955 Chevroley 150

Daniels’ Camaro was selected by Royal Purple’s panel of judges that included:

  • Townsend Bell – TV personality and professional IndyCar and TUDOR United SportsCar Championship racecar driver sponsored by Royal Purple
  • Tim “Skrape” Katz – Automotive enthusiast, vice president and co-founder of Authentic Brands Group LLC, TAPOUT LLC
  • Jeff Thisted – TV personality from Discovery Channel’s hit new show “Rods ‘N Wheels”
  • Mark Fields – 2013 Show It Off at SEMA winner
  • Carrie Strange – 2013 Ladies Feature Vehicle Contest winner, co-owner of Strange Motion Customs in Lewisburg, Tennessee

“I selected Frank Daniels’ 2010 Chevy Camaro because this is the prototypical SEMA vehicle,” said judge Mark Fields, who was last year’s contest winner. “With all the over the top modifications like wheels, engine, body modifications, electronics and rear spoiler, it would fit in perfectly in Las Vegas.”

As part of the grand prize, Royal Purple will handle all SEMA feature vehicle fees and show registration for Daniels. He will also receive two SEMA Show credentials, five nights of hotel accommodations in Las Vegas, a variety of Royal Purple apparel to wear, and a seat at Royal Purple’s VIP dinner in Las Vegas.

 The SEMA Show is a trade event for automotive industry professionals and is not open to the general public.