IndyCar Drivers Renew Safety Discussions Kauffman Confirms MWR Will Cease Operations A-B Taps Busch As Lead NASCAR Brand Wilson's Injury Shows Racing Remains Dangerous MWR Possesses Hot Free Agent Sponsors Darlington Bullish On Labor Day Return Nature's Bakery Deal Example Of Danica's Pull MWR Won't Field Full-Time NASCAR Entry In '16 Nature's Bakery To Sponsor Danica's Car ACS Dropped From '16 IndyCar Schedule
SBD/Issue 52/Sponsorships, Advertising & Marketing
Wheels & Deals: Interstate Bakeries Inks Three Women Drivers
Published November 23, 2005
Munter (l), Patrick (c) And Troxel
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IRL SPONSOR VALUES: A year-end report by Joyce Julius & Associates stated that IRL sponsors saw a 57% increase in the comparable value of their sponsorships during the ’05 season. Overall exposure value during the season was $339,795,225, up $36.3M from ’04. The report also found that overall TV time increased by 57%, while overall sponsor mentions were up 16%. Team sponsors accounted for 56% of the total in-focus exposure time and nearly 30% of all verbal recognition (Ethanol Hemelgarn Racing).