Living Essentials, LLC, Makers of 5-hour ENERGY® Shots, Announces Racing Throwback Sweepstakes

by Official Release On Mon, Jul. 17, 2017

Grand Prize Winner Attends a Premiere Race and Gets Their Picture on a Race Car

Farmington Hills, Ml – July 17, 2017 – Living Essentials, LLC, the makers of 5-hour ENERGY® shots, announces the company’s Racing Throwback Sweepstakes, where the grand prize is a trip to a premier series race, and the winning photo is featured on the hood of the 5-hour ENERGY® #77 Throwback themed race car at Darlington Raceway.

This year’s Official Throwback Weekend will be celebrating the 1985-89 era of the sport.  This year, the Southern 500 #77 paint scheme will feature photos of past rookie drivers and some of their crowning career moments.

“Since the 5-hour ENERGY® #77 Toyota has been making such a splash with rookie driver Erik Jones this season, we thought it only appropriate to honor the past rookie drivers from that era,” said Melissa Skabich, Communications Director, Living Essentials.  “It is remarkable to look back at the accomplishments of the rookies during that era, and we expect to see the same type of great moments in the future for Erik.”

Fans can enter by submitting a photo taken of themselves between 1985 and 1989 using the form here.  Registration must be completed by 11:59 pm EDT on Monday, July 31, 2017.  Void where prohibited, no purchase necessary to enter or win.  Official sweepstakes rules can be found here.


The winning Throwback photo will be featured on the 5-hour ENERGY® #77 Toyota Camry during the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on September 3, 2017.  The winning entrant will also receive a trip for two to a premier series race of their choice during the 2017 season including:  round trip airfare, hotel accommodations, and two track Hot Passes for a VIP experience.


Signed Erik Jones #77 driver’s uniform from the 2017 Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway


A set of Erik Jones #77 driver’s gloves and shoes from the 2017 Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway


5 winners will receive an Erik Jones #77 prize pack including:

·        One Erik Jones 5-hour ENERGY® #77 t-shirt

·        One Erik Jones 5-hour ENERGY® #77 hat

·        One pair of 5-hour ENERGY® sunglasses

·        One signed Erik Jones Hero Card

·        One 12-count pack of 5-hour ENERGY®


About 5-Hour ENERGY®
5-hour ENERGY® is a liquid energy shot that provides a feeling of energy and alertness that lasts for hours. It contains a blend of B-vitamins and amino acids, zero sugar, four calories, and caffeine comparable to a cup of the leading premium coffee. Extra Strength 5-hour ENERGY® shots contain caffeine comparable to 12 ounces of the leading premium coffee. It is available at retail outlets in the United States and Canada as well as throughout the U.K., Ireland, Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands and South Africa.

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