Hahn Automotive Warehouse Inc. and its affiliate Auto Value stores report Hunt’s Auto Service in Ithaca, N.Y., is the winner of a custom-painted Gibson guitar, the grand prize in the companies’ beat the winter blues program, “The Auto Value Rock-n-Roll winter special.”
The program ran in the first quarter of this year. Hahn enlisted the help of legendary NASCAR artist Sam Bass from Charlotte, N.C., who is well known in the racing world for artistic portraits of Dale Earnhardt Sr., Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart and many more of the best know drivers in the sport. Bass also happens to be a guitar aficionado and has designed and collected guitars for much of his career.
NGK Spark Plugs was part of the program and had its logo custom painted on the guitar. It has a pearl white metallic background, NGK Spark Plugs metal flake red logo on the body along with the Auto Value Parts Store logo incorporated into the neck. The guitar was packed in the Gibson hard case, autographed by Bass and came with a certificate of authenticity.
Hunt’s Auto Service is a family-owned business that was established in 1967 and is a member of the Auto Value Certified Service Center program. On hand to receive the guitar was Brian Hunt. “We have a great relationship with our Auto Value store due mainly to their service. It was a nice surprise when we found out we won the NGK guitar. Great promotion,” said Hunt.