I won incredible £190k supercar and £50k cash in competition – here's what I'll do with my winnings | The Sun

A LUCKY driver, who won a £190,000 supercar and a £50,000 prize in a 'dream car' competition has revealed what he'll do with his winnings.

Saleem Chaudhary, from Birmingham, said he believed that his late mother was 'looking down' on him and helped him win the mega-prize.

On top of his sizeable chunk of cash, Saleem received a luxury Mercedes Brabus GLE-700 Coupe as part of the Best of the Best (BOTB) dream car competition.

The Brabus model is a favourite of celebs, including football legend Christiano Ronaldo, and costs and eye-watering £189,000 in the showroom.

The 32-year-old was left stunned when he was approached by Virgin Radio presenter Christian Williams, who also works for BOTB, to tell him he had won the company's top prize.

After getting over the surprise of the gorgeous motor, he was left 'shell-shocked' when he opened the boot to find a further £50,000 in cash.


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Saleem has now revealed that he will keep hold of the car, but generously pass on the cash to his sisters.

He added that he was certain that the astonishing win was down to the love of his mum, who passed away earlier this year.

He said: "I lost my mum in July so the last few months have been incredibly hard for us all.

"Mum had a lot of ill health throughout her life and my sisters brought me up really, so I’m going to give the cash to them so we can all enjoy this win together.

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"It’s my 32nd birthday later this month and my mum must have been looking down on me. I know this is from her."

The lucky winner, who is usually found doling parcels on behalf of delivery firm Evri, has been playing the BOTB competition for the last three years.

In all that time he has only missed one week of entries.

On his passion as a petrolhead he said: "I’ve always loved my cars – my dad was a huge Mercedes fan, so to be honest those are the only cars I’ve ever played for.

"And of course I was hoping that one day it would be my turn, but when Christian turned up I was just speechless. Nothing can prepare you for that knock on the door."

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BOTB was founded in 1999 and has handed out £48million worth of luxury cars in that time.

Speaking after Saleem's big win, presenter Christian Williams said: "This really is a beast of a car, and while Saleem was shocked into near-silence when we showed him the prize we know he’s going to enjoy every minute of it."

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