NHL Strikes Deal With GoPro Cameras Cadillac To Title PGA Tour Match Play Event Orioles See Big Spike In Merchandise Sales Marketplace Roundup Humama Opts Out Of PGA Tour Event Kraft Expands NHL Deal To Include U.S. Stewart: Sponsors Have Stuck By Our Side Adidas Struggling In U.S. Market Westbrook's New Line Tests Fashion Boundaries Sales Of Devon Still Jerseys Nearing 10,000
Upcoming Conferences and Events
SBD/January 17, 2012/Marketing and Sponsorship
Published January 17, 2012
WHEELS & DEALS: The AP’s Michael Marot reported Dragon Racing confirmed British driver Katherine Legge “will finally be an IndyCar Series rookie” this season, as she has signed “a two-year deal with a one-year option" to drive for the team. Legge will be sponsored by TrueCar (AP, 1/16)....Driver David Ragan will be in the No. 34 Front Row Motorsports Ford during the '12 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. The team yesterday said that sponsorship for Ragan and David Gilliland's No. 38 ride "is still to be completed.” Ragan was “let go from Roush Fenway Racing when sponsorship from UPS was reduced and the organization scaled back to three full-time cars” (AP, 1/16).
CHIPS & PUTTS: Nike Golf yesterday announced that golfer Ross Fisher has signed a multiyear contract with the company effective immediately. Fisher will now exclusively play and wear Nike Golf products (Nike Golf)....Golf bag and apparel brand Ogio has added golfer Aaron Baddeley to its roster of athletes. Baddeley will be sporting Ogio’s collection of polos, pants, belts and outerwear during the '12 season. He will also work closely with the Ogio design team to develop future apparel collections for the golf retail market (THE DAILY).