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2015 Cool Rides Online Ride of the Year Contest

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Congratulations to our Ride of the Year Winner: Coby’s 1948 Chrysler New Yorker.  Thank you to everyone that participated.

This year’s competition for ride of the year will be handled a little differently than previous years.  In total, there will be 11 separate polls for ride of the year.  The 11 polls will consist of 4 public online polls and 7 sponsor selections.  The car that wins the most polls will be crowned our Ride of the Year.  In case of a tie, the CEO of Gold Eagle Co. will select the winner.

The 4 online polls will be:

  1. CRO Champs – We will poll the Cool Rides Online Champs, and the winner of that poll will receive 1 point for Ride of the Year – Winner – Earl’s 1966 Pontiac GTO
  2. CRO Blog – We will have a poll similar to the one we do for Ride of the Month – winner gets 1 point – Winner – Nick’s 1954 Mercury Monterey Sun Valley
  3. Public Facebook Poll – winner gets 1 point – Winner Jim’s 1966 Ford Mustang
  4. CRO Forum – Forum Members Open Poll – winner gets 1 point – Winner – Coby’s 1948 Chrysler New Yorker

Sponsor Selections from:

  1. The Engine Answerman  – 1 point – Winner Jim’s 1966 Ford Mustang
  2. STA-BIL® Brand Manager  – 1 point – Winner Coby’s 1948 Chrysler New Yorker
  3. 104+® Brand Representative  – 1 point – Winner Coby’s 1948 Chrysler New Yorker
  4. 303® Products Brand Manager  – 1 point –  Winner Roy’s 1955 Chevy Corvette
  5. HEET® Brand Representative  – 1 point – Winner Coby’s 1948 Chrysler New Yorker
  6. Start Your Engines!® Brand Representative – 1 point – Winner Earl’s 1966 Pontiac GTO
  7. Howard Donnally, President of Gold Eagle Brands – 1 point – Winner Jim’s 1966 Ford Mustang

If there is a tie after those 11 votes are counted then Marc Blackman, the CEO of Gold Eagle, gets the tie-breaker vote.

The contest will run from January 11, 2016 to February 15, 2016. The schedule for the polls is as follows:

Cool Rides Online Blog (Public) – The Poll will be open throughout the contest starting January 11th and closing on February 15 at 11:59pm CST – Winner Nick’s 1954 Mercury Monterey Sun Valley

Champs Forum – Winner – Earl’s 1966 Pontiac GTO

Cool Rides Online Forum (Forum Members) – Winner – Coby’s 1948 Chrysler New Yorker

Facebook (Public) – The poll will be open from February 8th through February 14th closing at 11:59pm CST  – Winner Jim’s 1966 Ford Mustang

Sponsor selections will be revealed on the final two days of the contest.

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