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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - Steve Corbin of Elizabeth, Ind. has won the WDRB in the Morning Lexus Giveaway. Corbin beat out three other finalists for his prize. Corbin entered 73 separate times to secure his victory.
Corbin said he felt confident he would win the contest when he first entered. "I told my brother in the beginning I am going to win this car, " Corbin said. Corbin also admitted he was nervous just before he learned he was the winner.
Corbin says he has watched WDRB everyday for several years. Corbin, who enjoys hunting in his spare time said he canceled a scheduled hunting trip to find out if he was a finalist in the contest. Corbin said, "I'm going to stick around and see if they call my name on this contest and you called my name and I just about died."
Corbin chose the Lexus "IS" model as his brand new vehicle. He said it was the model chosen by his son, who is serving in the Air Force in Afghanistan. Corbin said, "I feel very blessed right now," regarding his victory.