CRC announces grand prize winner of ‘Be Original’ sweepstakes

Trevor Summeril is the grand prize winner.

Trevor Summeril, center, accepts his check as the grand prize winner of the CRC Brakleen 50th Anniversary ‘Be Original’ Sweepstakes.

CRC Industries has announced that Trevor Summeril is the grand prize winner of its CRC Brākleen 50th Anniversary ‘Be Original’ Sweepstakes. Summeril, an avid rock-crawling enthusiast from Colorado, had his submission chosen from nearly 1,000,000 entries to the “CRC Brākleen Be Original” sweepstakes.

The sweepstakes, which began in June of 2021, was developed to celebrate the 50th anniversary of CRC Brākleen, the #1 selling brake parts cleaner worldwide, the company says. The theme of the “Be Original” sweepstakes celebrated the first-of-its-kind brake cleaner product and the originality and uniqueness of BRAKLEEN users.

“We are absolutely thrilled to award this grand prize to an automotive enthusiast like Trevor,” notes Raquel Wenger, CRC Director of Marketing, Americas. “He is highly passionate about rock-crawling in his Jeep Grand Cherokee and has been a long-time CRC BRAKLEEN user. CRC BRAKLEEN is the original brake cleaner, and Trevor has shown that he is an original in his own right. The success of this sweepstakes demonstrates why CRC BRAKLEEN is still the #1 brake parts cleaner, worldwide.”

Summeril was presented his grand prize check on September 20th by CRC Sales Managers Nick Nielson and Jon Kawaguchi. Summeril was joined for the presentation by a group of family, friends, and fellow rock-crawling enthusiasts, all of whom received CRC merchandise and a variety of CRC products.

The “CRC Brākleen Be Original” sweepstakes also provided rewards for 12 monthly winners and 52 weekly winners as well. For more details about the sweepstakes and its winners, visit

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