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Castrol Tection Extra Makes Big Noise with ''Big Honkin' Truck Makeover''; The Grand Prize -- A $50,000 Truck Makeover

WAYNE, N.J.--June 3, 2005--BP Lubricants USA Inc. announces the Castrol(R) Tection Extra(TM) "Big Honkin' Truck Makeover." One Grand Prize winner will receive an internal, external and communication makeover valued at $50,000 for their vehicle weighing more than 10,000 pounds (Class 3-8).

First prize is a trip for two to the 2005 ACDelco National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Nationals in Las Vegas, valued at $1,000. Second prize is a portable DVD player and a selection of DVDs, valued at $500.

Interested participants can register online at All submissions, whether via mail or internet, must include a vehicle photo and essay in 50 words or less describing why registrant deserves to be the Grand Prize winner of the "Big Honkin' Truck Makeover" contest. Online entries are due by July 15, 2005, and mail submissions must be postmarked by July 15, 2005.

The first phase of judging will be conducted by a panel of qualified judges who will determine the three finalists. Judging will be based on the following criteria: 50 percent originality and creativity, 25 percent relevance of essay to theme, 25 percent photographic appeal.

The second phase of judging will begin with the posting of the three finalists at the Castrol Tection Extra booth at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Texas, August 25 - 27. They will be voted upon in a public judging session, and the winners will be announced on August 27, 2005 the final day of the Great American Trucking Show. Visit for more information and full contest rules.

The winning truck, including before and after photos, will be featured on in December.

Castrol Tection Extra has an unsurpassed viscosity protection among diesel engine oils that fights viscosity loss with a unique polymer and resists breakdown. Castrol Tection Extra also has superior dispersancy to manage high soot levels, powerful detergency to neutralize acids generated in the engine and a unique low ash chemistry that will not compromise performance in older engines.

Castrol Tection Extra is now available in the retail, mass, truck stop and auto parts channels, making available to owner/operators some of the best-in-class lubricants on the market today.

About BP Lubricants USA Inc.

BP Lubricants USA Inc. markets premium Castrol lubricants and business-building programs directly and through distributors to independent lube operators, service providers, on- and off-road fleets, new car dealers and leading retailers. Our line of diesel engine oils includes Castrol(R) Elixion, Castrol(R) Hypuron S and Castrol(R) Tection Extra, as well as Castrol(R) Fifth Wheel Grease.