Gander to Sponsor Daytona Qualifying Races (2/1/2019)
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The Daytona 500 duel qualifying races will be sponsored by Gander RV, Daytona International Speedway announced Wednesday.
Yahoo Sports reported that Gander replaces Can-Am as the event’s sponsor.
The Gander RV Duel At Daytona, two 150-mile races, is scheduled for Feb. 14 and will set the final field for the Feb. 17 Daytona 500.
Gander RV, the official RV and outdoor company of NASCAR, is owned by Marcus Lemonis, CEO of Camping World Holdings, which has been the entitlement sponsor of the Truck Series since 2009.
“We are excited to be part of these fun and exciting races that set the stage for the Daytona 500,” Lemonis said in a press release. “Both Gander RV and NASCAR brands touch outdoor fans across the country, so the partnership is a perfect fit and we are counting the days till the racing season begins.”
As part of the agreement, Gander RV, Camping World and Good Sam will host consumer RV shows over multiple years at the Daytona International Speedway facilities, as well as an RV Rally in 2020.
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