Back for a Second Year, Wagner® Brake Announces Launch of its Award-Winning #ThingsWorthBrakingFor Contest

Entrants have the chance to win a weekend getaway, other prizes for submitting photos featuring ‘brake-worthy’ moments

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.June 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Memories are made every day; special moments occur or memorable views are encountered, whether as part of a special interaction, long-awaited vacation, a child’s graduation, or during a daily run.  Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ Wagner® Brake brand wants to recognize that all of these moments are “brake-worthy,” and so for the second year, has launched its #ThingsWorthBrakingFor contest.

From June 11, 2018 through August 19, 2018, consumers can enter for a chance win a weekend getaway to a choice of one of ten U.S. cities by submitting photos and captions documenting their brake-worthy experiences.  A 2017 Automotive Communications Award winner for Special Promotions/Promotional Events, the #ThingsWorthBrakingFor contest garnered over 7500 submissions during last year’s entry period.

New this year, beginning August 20, 2018 through September 3, 2018, fans can vote for their favorite photos, up to five times per day, one time per photo.  In addition to being evaluated by a qualified panel of experts, entrants will also be judged by the number of fan votes that their photo and caption received.

As part of its continuing activities to highlight the importance of maintaining and installing high-quality brake components on vehicles, Wagner Brake’s #ThingsWorthBrakingFor contest will once again award one grand-prize weekend getaway package (winner and up to three guests) to any of these ten U.S. cities or destinations – BostonDetroitEllis Island in New York.; Gettysburg, Pa.Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona.; Yellowstone National Park in WyomingYosemite National Park in CaliforniaSan AntonioSeattle; or Washington, D.C.  The weekend getaway will include up to four roundtrip airline tickets, hotel accommodations for three nights, and a US$500 gift card.  Ten runners-up will receive US$50 gift cards to for purchase of brand merchandise.

“Wagner understands that we all have memories that are special to us, and stopping to enjoy them is part of what enriches our lives,” said Christine Fisher, group brand manager, friction, Federal-Mogul Motorparts. “Similarly, effective stopping is crucial in safe driving and Wagner wants to continue to remind consumers about the importance of properly maintaining their brake systems in a fun, interactive way. This contest provides the chance to stop and share those memorable life moments with the chance to win a great prize package to make new ones.”

Wagner Brake is a leading global brand of quality replacement brake products, including pads, shoes, rotors, hardware and hydraulics. Wagner Brake products are available through thousands of leading vehicle service providers and replacement parts providers. To learn more, visit

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