Papa John's Founder Is Reunited With His Camaro

John Schnatter sold his 1971 Chevy Camaro in 1983 to help save his father's tavern and to start his pizza business. He's been looking for the car for years, and offered a reward. The founder of Papa John's has been reunited with his old car, and Jeffrey Robinson of Kentucky is $250,000 richer.


Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. The Cash for Clunkers program has ended, but John Schnatter offered a reward for one particular clunker. Many years ago, he sold his 1971 Chevy Camaro and started a pizza business. It became the Papa John's chain. This year he offered a quarter million dollars for the return of his car. Luckily, it was too old to qualify for the government trade-in. Jeffrey Robinson of Kentucky still had it and collected the $250,000.


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