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The 2014 Cool Rides Online Ride of the Year Contest

oldtimer in a hangarThe 2014 Cool Rides Online Ride of the Year Winner is Rick Boutwell’s 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air.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 Rick’s 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Hardtop
  2. CRO Blog – We will have a poll similar to the one we do for Ride of the Month – winner gets 1 point – Click Here to Vote – Winner Larry’s 1955 Chevy 210
  3. Public Facebook Poll – winner gets 1 point –  Vote Here – Winner Ken’s 1969 Dodge Charger
  4. CRO Forum – Forum Members Open Poll – winner gets 1 point – Click Here to Vote – Winner Rick’s 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Hardtop

Sponsor Selections from:

  1. The Engine Answerman  – 1 point – Winner Ed’s 1956 Ford F-100
  2. STA-BIL® Brand Manager  – 1 point – Chris’ 1969 Dodge Charger R/T
  3. 104+® Brand Representative  – 1 point – Rick’s 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Hardtop
  4. 303® Products Brand Manager  – 1 point – Vincent’s 1969 Ford Mustang
  5. HEET® Brand Representative  – 1 point – Rick’s 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Hardtop
  6. Start Your Engines!® Brand Representative – 1 point – Ken’s 1969 Dodge Charger
  7. Howard Donnally, President of Gold Eagle Brands – 1 point – Vincent’s 1969 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 27, 2015 to February 24, 2015. The schedule for the polls is as follows:

Cool Rides Online Blog (Public) – The Poll will be open throughout the contest starting January 27th and closing on February 23 at 11:59pm CST –  Click Here to Vote!

Champs Forum – January 27th through February 3rd at 11:59 pm CST

Cool Rides Online Forum (Forum Members) – February 3rd through February 10th at 11:59 pm CST

Facebook (Public) – The poll will be open from February 10th through February 17th closing at 11:59pm CST

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

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