Sprint Dropping NASCAR Title Sponsorship After '16 France: No Major Changes Coming To Chase Charlotte Motor Speedway Removing 41,000 Seats Target Moves To Sponsor One IndyCar Entry Shanks, Lazarus Talk About Sharing NASCAR Rights Toyota's Venture Into NASCAR Still Paying Off SMT Conference Slide Show Talks To Extend NASCAR's Sprint Deal Coming Soon Harvick Reiterates Chase Brought Greater Excitement Fox, NBC Co-Produce New NASCAR Promo
SBD/2/Sponsorships Advertising Marketing
Published November 2, 1998
NASCAR: The McIlhenny Co., maker of Tabasco, has reached an agreement to allow Tim Beverley and ISM Racing to complete the Winston Cup season using its sponsorship of the Darrell Waltrip-driven Pontiac (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 11/1). OTHER NOTES: Univ. of Louisville basketball coach Denny Crum "recorded a radio spot praising ... longtime friend" Jim Bunning, a GOP U.S. Senate candidate in KY. Celtics President/coach Rick Pitino has endorsed Bunning's opponent, Scotty Baesler. While some "questioned whether Crum's actions might imply a university role," Crum did not introduce himself as the university's coach (LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER, 11/1)....Claudia Schiffer, Spike Lee, Billy Baldwin, Ed Burns, Richard Lewis, Rick Moranis, Matthew Modine, Chris Rock,, Fran Drescher, Jimmy Smits and Malik Yoba are all featured in intros to the Knicks starting lineup which will air before games (N.Y. POST, 10/31).