In anticipation of the performance automotive aftermarket industry's biggest trade event of the year, OPTIMA(r) Batteries is giving enthusiasts the chance to showcase their own OPTIMA-powered story in the traveling Wall of Power display, and enter to win the all new OPTIMA Chargers(tm) Digital 1200 battery charger.

OPTIMA's Wall of Power display includes real life stories of batteries from all over the country that have survived collisions, catastrophes and explosions and even helped break records. The increasingly popular, hall of fame-like display resembles a professional pit cart and is featured at several National Hot Rod Association Drag Racing Series and other OPTIMA sponsored events across the country.

"Each time I step up to the Wall of Power display, I see the passion of OPTIMA battery owners and the trust they put in our product," said Cam Douglass, director of product development and marketing for OPTIMA. "Every OPTIMA owner who puts their battery to the test and pushed the limits of their vehicle's performance deserves to share their story and should apply to be showcased in this year's Wall of Power display."

This August, OPTIMA will unveil a new component to the Wall of Power to help heighten engagement among visitors. In addition to portraying some of the most unbelievable battery stories, visitors will have an opportunity to vote for their favorite story, and will receive a free OPTIMA decal in return. Fans will be able to visit OPTIMA's Facebook page later in the year to determine which stories are most popular.

To enter, enthusiasts should submit their story online through www.optimabatteries.com/powerstories no later than Friday, August 3, 2012, by doing so each person will be automatically eligible to win the recently released OPTIMA Chargers Digital 1200 battery charger. The winner's story will debut at the 2012 SEMA Show. For more information on OPTIMA Batteries, please visit www.optimabatteries.com.