Cheez-It Not Renewing Current NASCAR Deals Peak Automotive Sponsoring NASCAR Mexico Series NASCAR Cup Series Title Deal In Limbo RFR's Newmark Reflects Of Creation Of RTA NASCAR, ISC To Thank Sprint For Cup Sponsorship Keselowski Talks Early Success Of Drivers Council Tony Stewart Admits To Frustration With NASCAR Lady Gaga Set To Headline SB Halftime Betty Jane France Leaves Assets For Children M&M's Back As NASCAR's Official Chocolate
SBD/21/Sponsorships Advertising Marketing
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).