General Tire Looking For The 2013 Miss Mint

Feb 13, 2013
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  • Winner will be crowned on March 21, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Fort Mill, SC – February 13, 2013.  The General Tire Mint 400 is a race steeped in tradition and the title of Miss Mint is a key part of the races storied history.  General Tire and the Mint 400 are looking for the new 2013 Miss Mint in advance of the famed General Tire Mint 400.  This year’s Miss Mint winner will be crowned on March 21, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada and will win a $5,000 cash prize along with a one year car lease courtesy of Metro Honda, national exposure, and a professional photo shoot.

“Winning the title of Miss Mint last year was a huge honor for me,” said Vanessa Golub-Ferrara, 2012 Miss Mint.  “I had so many great opportunities throughout the year including the Azunia Tequila ad campaign, a photo spread in a magazine and various appearances.  I’m very thankful for my time as Miss Mint and I wish all the girls good luck this year.”

This year’s contest is open to women 18-years-of-age and older who are legal residents of the fifty U.S. states and the District of Columbia (void in New York, Florida, Rhode Island, and U.S. territories and possessions, including Puerto Rico, and where prohibited).  The contest runs from February 11 through March 8, with the 2013 Miss Mint being crowned March 21, 2013 in Las Vegas, NV. 

There is a $10 fee to enter with public voting beginning February 22, 2013.  Ten finalists will make it to the final competition in Las Vegas.  The entrant with the most votes will automatically move into the top-10 finalists with the remaining nine spots being selected based on judging criteria outlined on the official web site.  Once in Las Vegas, a panel of judges will determine the winner and the 2013 Miss Mint will be crowned.

To participate, entrants should visit or for entry forms, rules and details.

Fans can join in the conversation on Twitter (@generaltire) at #Mint400.

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For more than 95 years General Tire has offered a complete quality line of ultra-high performance, passenger, light truck, off-road and commercial tires to meet all your needs.  General Tire is a proud supporter of Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series, Best in the Desert Racing Series, Major League Fishing, Chili Bowl, Pro-Pulling, Late-Model Dirt Series, Drag Boat Series, American Sprint Car Series, Tour, Zero One Odyssey, and Spec Tire of Trophylite and JeepSpeed.  Team GT supports off-road and short course teams including Banning Motorsports, CJ Hutchins, Garrick Freitas, Harley Letner, Jerry Zaiden/Jason Campbell/Jerry Whelchel/Mike Childress (Camburg), Jim Riley, Justin Lofton, Macrae Glass, Randy Merritt, Ray Griffith, Rick L. Johnson, Sean Backus, Steve Alexander, Steve La Roza, Carey Hart/Josh Merrell/Ryan Beat/Rob Naughton (Hart & Huntington), Carl Renezeder, Casey Currie, Kyle Lucas, Robby Woods, Ryan “Fluffer” Hagy, Marc Burnett, and Johnny Campbell.

General Tire is part of Continental Tire the Americas, LLC. (  With preliminary sales of €32.7 billion in 2012, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide. As a supplier of brake systems, systems and components for powertrains and chassis, instrumentation, infotainment solutions, vehicle electronics, tires, and technical elastomers, Continental contributes to enhanced driving safety and global climate protection. Continental is also an expert partner in networked automobile communication. Continental currently has more than 170,000 employees in 46 countries.


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