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April 19, 2011 12:12 ET

Camping World RV Awarded #1 in Towable and Motorized Unit Sales

Exceeds 2010 Goal 20% by Retailing Nearly 30,000 Units

LINCOLNSHIRE, IL--(Marketwire - Apr 19, 2011) - Camping World RV, the nation's largest recreational vehicle retailer, was for the sixth consecutive year announced as #1 seller of Towable RVs by Statistical Surveys in their recent 2010 Annual Sales Awards. This award comes on the heels of the retailer's recent ranking of #1 in Motorized sales for the 2010 calendar year.

"Our 2010 award indicates we are headed in the right direction with a solid foundation and business plan in place," said Roger Nuttall, President of Camping World RV Sales. "We are looking forward to a double digit increase in 2011."

Camping World RV dealerships increased market share over the #1 ranking in 2009. Company-wide, close to 30,000 total new and used towable RVs were sold including non-reporting states to Statistical Surveys. Camping World RV increased towable sales an astonishing 23% over 2009 and gained an 11% increase in motorized units. "We are very pleased with our strong 2010 results which capped off a terrific year for our team," said Marcus Lemonis, Chairman and CEO of Camping World. "In 2011 we are seeing progressively improved market conditions and we are confident in experiencing robust sales growth across our RV product offering."

In addition to Camping World RV Sales receiving the #1 Motorized and #1 Towable award for the 6th consecutive year, Camping World RV Dealerships received 16 individual #1 seller awards for sales excellence in their respective markets.

Statistical Surveys' awards are based solely on unit volume according to independent data gathered annually. Award rankings are in no way influenced by the opinion of Statistical Surveys or its staff.

About Camping World
Camping World is the world's largest retailer of recreational vehicles and provides outdoor enthusiasts over 8,000 RV parts and accessories, service and collision centers along with other products and services to enhance the RV and outdoor lifestyle. Today the company serves RV enthusiasts with over 75 RV lifestyle retail locations engaging in the retail sale, finance, service and rental of recreational vehicles, with over $270 million of new and used recreational vehicle inventory representing more than 13 RV manufacturers and 150 brand names.

In addition, Camping World also provides expanded products and services to enhance and protect the RV lifestyle. This includes: the President's Club customer loyalty program; in-store Performance Centers like the Tow Center of America, campground reservations, Banking and Insurance, RV tours, Service and Collision centers, Detail and Refurbishment centers known as the RV SPA, Highways Magazine. Camping World is the title sponsor of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in addition to the Official RV and Outdoor Retailer of NASCAR.

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