Furniture Row Racing Looking For Primary Sponsor NASCAR Tweaks Purses For National Series Tracks Taking Harder Look At Tire Barriers K&N Extends As NASCAR Pro Series Title Sponsor NASCAR Reinstates Kurt Busch Pepsi Signs Serena Williams, Usain Bolt Eli Lilly's NASCAR Deal Starts Strong Busch Still Suspended Despite Exoneration Phoenix To Add Tire Barriers For Races Kurt Busch Begins Reinstatement Process
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Published May 21, 1998
SGB's Mark Tedeschi reports that CA-based Sketchers "has served notice that it intends to be a major player in the athletic arena." Sketchers will introduce a new line of men's sport shoes "to help further build its men's business in sporting goods channels" (SGB, 5/15 issue)....The Missouri-Illinois Dodge Dealers and Pepsi have agreed to sponsor the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Ram Tough 200, presented by Pepsi, September 17-19 at Gateway Int'l Raceway in MO (SPEEDNET, 5/21)....MA-based Mullen Advertising signed with the N.Y. Yacht Club's Young America Challenge as the official marketing services agency of the America's Cup team (Young America)....MCI will sponsor the '98 Goodwill Games Figure Skating Competition (MCI).