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SBD/April 26, 2013/Marketing and Sponsorship
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Published April 26, 2013
MEMORIAL SALUTE: Chip Ganassi Racing on Thursday announced new sponsorships with Vizio and Hulu for the Indy 500 and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600, both over Memorial Day weekend. The programs include major associate-level branding on both IndyCar driver Ryan Briscoe’s No. 8 Honda and NASCAR driver Jamie McMurray’s No. 1 Chevy. The sponsors also will see primary branding on driver Kyle Larson’s No. 32 Chevy in the Nationwide Series History 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CGR).
RUN RICKY RUN: Nationwide Insurance announced a two-year deal with Sprint Cup Series driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Nationwide will be Stenhouse's primary sponsor for three races in '13, four events in '14 and will serve as his associate sponsor for all other races (Nationwide).