February 1, 2019
, Auburn Hills, Mich.
Dodge//SRT and Mopar announced currently a partnership with Pennzoil to siphon adult appearance in a National Hot Rod Association (NHRA), doubling their series of eventuality pretension sponsorships for a 2019 season.
Mopar will explain pretension unite duties during a NHRA debate stop in Houston, and Dodge//SRT will take pretension rights for a tumble NHRA Las Vegas race. The brands will also continue their primary sponsorship roles during NHRA events nearby Denver and Reading, Pennsylvania.
Dodge//SRT and Mopar 2019 NHRA Title Sponsorship Schedule:
- April 12-14, 2019: Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Presented By Pennzoil, Baytown, Texas (New)
- July 19-21, 2019: Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil, Morrison, Colorado
- Sept. 12-15, 2019: Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil, Reading, Pennsylvania
- Oct. 31 – Nov. 3, 2019: Dodge NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil, Las Vegas (New)
“With flourishing seductiveness in drag racing, Dodge//SRT and Mopar are doubling down on a joining to NHRA for a 2019 competition season, partnering with Pennzoil and adding new eventuality pretension sponsorships that will supercharge a overdo to a opening lovers who fuel a brands,” pronounced Steve Beahm, Head of Parts and Service (Mopar) and Passenger Car Brands, FCA – North America. “Many of a business lift a passion for opening on a travel and on a strip, and a long-running impasse with NHRA offers a ideal eventuality to bond with these automobile enthusiasts and owners. Our dual new eventuality pretension sponsorships assistance us strengthen that connection.”
“NHRA is vehement to raise on a partnership with Dodge//SRT and Mopar, while bringing on another distinguished code in Pennzoil,” pronounced Brad Gerber, NHRA Vice President of Sales and Chief Development Officer. “We’re looking brazen to carrying fun and lots of fad in a following years with Dodge//SRT, Mopar and Pennzoil as partners.”
The new eventuality pretension sponsorships paint multiyear commitments by Dodge//SRT and Mopar. Pennzoil will offer as presenting unite during a 4 events, deepening an already clever on-track attribute between a 3 brands.
“We’re vehement to be building on a clever attribute we have with Dodge//SRT and Mopar both on and off a track,” pronounced Patty Lanning, Vice President of North American Marketing for Shell Lubricants. “Pennzoil has over a hundred years of story as a nationally-recognized brand, and has low roots in motorsports, including many successful years in NHRA. The lane provides a ideal high-intensity exam sourroundings for a products, and we’re unapproachable of a fact that a oil record that runs in Top Fuel and Funny Car is a same record that goes into consumer vehicles on a highway each day.”
The brands will symbol their initial new pretension sponsorship with a Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Presented By Pennzoil, set for Apr 12-14 in Baytown, Texas, nearby Houston. In a fall, a newly christened Dodge NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil will strike The Strip during Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Oct 31 – Nov 3.
America’s opening code will also lapse as pretension unite of a Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil on Jul 19-21, imprinting 31 years with FCA US LLC as a pretension unite during Bandimere Speedway, nestled in a Rocky Mountains nearby Denver. The Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil, before famous as a Dodge NHRA Nationals, will be renamed and rumble into tradition-rich Maple Grove Raceway nearby Reading, Pennsylvania, on Sep 12-15.
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About Shell and Pennzoil
Shell Oil Company (“Shell”) and Pennzoil-Quaker State Company (“Pennzoil”) are affiliates of Royal Dutch Shell plc, a tellurian organisation of appetite and petrochemical companies with operations in some-more than 70 countries. In a U.S., Shell operates in 50 states and employs some-more than 20,000 people operative to assistance tackle a hurdles of a new appetite future. The Shell downstream classification manages a portfolio of top-quality brands, including a No. 1 offered reward gasoline, Shell V-Power® NiTRO+ Premium Gasoline, No. 1 offered gasoline, Shell Nitrogen Enriched Gasolines, and Pennzoil®, America’s many devoted No. 1 offered engine oil brand.
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