OPTIMA® Batteries Congratulates 2012 Bassmaster Classic Winner, Chris Lane

DateMarch 9, 2012
OPTIMA Batteries congratulates OPTIMA-sponsored angler, Chris Lane for his first place 2012 Bassmaster Classic victory. After three days Lanes catch tipped the scale at 51 pounds, 6 ounces to claim the 2012 crown and the $500,000 first-place prize. This is Lanes first Classic win and second Bassmaster tournament title of the season.

Additionally, OPTIMA is proud of its other anglers who produced a strong showing at the Classic making up five of the top ten spots, and taking home a combined total of more than $600,000. OPTIMA congratulates the following OPTIMA-sponsored 2012 Bassmaster Classic winners:

Chris Lane, first place (51-6)

Greg Vinson, second place (47-15)

Timmy Horton, sixth place (44-13)

Edwin Evers, eighth place (43-8)

Bill Lowen, tenth place (40-15)

Everyone at OPTIMA Batteries couldnt be more proud of Chris, Greg, Timmy, Edwin and Bill. The Bassmaster Classic is one of the biggest events of the season, and OPTIMA is honored to help power these guys to the winners circle, said Cam Douglass, OPTIMA Batteries Director of Product Development and Marketing. Hopefully this will help show other anglers why OPTIMA BlueTop batteries provide the Ultimate Power Source."

Those interested in continuing to follow Chris Lane and the rest of Team OPTIMA are encouraged to follow along on OPTIMA's Facebook page where video and other content will be posted during many major bass fishing events.

To learn more about OPTIMA Batteries including information on new products and battery technology, please visit www.optimabatteries.com. You can also visit OPTIMA on-the-go using your iPhone, Android or Blackberry device for helpful tips on charging, battery care and maintenance and product information on its mobile-optimized website.