The Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack, the nation's leading automotive aftermarket service and retail chain, today launched "The Best Seat in the House" sweepstakes on its Facebook fan page with the help of Penske Racing's No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Race Team.

Entrants have a chance to win a grand prize - valued at more than $3,900.00 - that offers VIP access to the Shell-Pennzoil Race Team at Pocono Raceway on August 5 or one of 22 Pep Boys gift cards worth $50.00 each. Pep Boys fans and racing enthusiasts can enter the sweepstakes by visiting Pep Boys' Facebook fan page between May 1 and May 29 and filling out a brief registration form on the contest tab of the page.

The randomly selected grand prize winner will receive two tickets for a VIP Race Day Experience with Penske Racing's No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil team at Pocono raceway in Pocono, PA on August 5, 2012 that includes:

* Roundtrip transportation to the raceway and hotel accommodations
* VIP Access to pit road before and during the race
* A guided tour of pit road, the Sprint Cup garage and the No. 22 Penske team hauler
* A photo with Sprint Cup driver AJ Allmendinger (subject to availability)
* Seats for two people above the Shell-Pennzoil pit box (behind crew chief) during the race
* Two grandstand tickets for the race on August 5, 2012
* A per diem for miscellaneous trip costs

The Pep Boys "The Best Seat in the House" sweepstakes begins at noon Eastern Time on May 1 and runs through noon May 29. Official details and rules are available on the Pep Boys Facebook fan page or at (facebook.com/pepboysauto).

For additional information about Pep Boys, its products and services please visit www.PepBoys.com