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Miller Lite Renews Deal To Sponsor New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 19 / 14

New Hampshire Motor Speedway officials on Friday announced that Miller Lite has extended its deal to sponsor the track for another three years. The deal keeps Miller Lite as the "Official Beer Sponsor of New Hampshire Motor Speedway" through the '17 racing season. NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski , wh...

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