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JOLIET, Ill. (February 8, 2019) — Chicagoland Speedway announced today Bounty, the Quicker Picker Upper, will serve as the entitlement sponsor of the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) Series race on Thursday, June 27 and will officially be named the Bounty 150 at Chicagoland Speedway.
For the fifth consecutive year, the ARCA Racing Series will kick off Chicagoland Speedway’s four-day race weekend, including the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Camping World 225, the NASCAR Xfinity Series Camping World 300 and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Camping World 400.
“We are thrilled to have Bounty on board as our entitlement sponsor to kick off four great days of racing,” said Chicagoland Speedway President Scott Paddock. “For 18 consecutive years, Chicagoland Speedway has played host to the ARCA Racing Series, where it has showcased the stars of tomorrow.”
“Chicagoland Speedway is a special place and we’re really excited to partner with Bounty for what promises to be a top-notch ARCA Menards Series race,” Jeff Abbott, Promotions Manager/Spokesperson Menard, Inc.
“In partnership with Menards, we are looking to help make Chicagoland Speedway even quicker!” said Jacques Hagopian, Bounty Brand Director. “Bounty, the Quicker Picker Upper, is honored to continue the company’s support of motorsports and is excited to sponsor the race at Chicagoland Speedway.”
The on-track action will all take place on Thursday, including practice, General Tire Pole Qualifying, and the Bounty 150, which is scheduled for live broadcast on FS1.
“The ARCA Race at Chicagoland Speedway is a very important event on our schedule,” commented Mark Gundrum, ARCA Vice President for Business Development and Corporate Partnerships. “Chicago is Menards #1 retail market, and through a B2B relationship with Procter & Gamble, Menards and P&G have partnered to help bring the Bounty brand to the ARCA Race as the entitlement sponsor.”
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway will take place in June as part of the four-race weekend June 27 – June 30. The weekend will kick off on Thursday, June 27 with the ARCA Racing Series followed by NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Camping World 225 under the lights on Friday night. On Saturday, the NASCAR Xfinity Series Camping World 300 will hit the track as the
precursor to Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Camping World 400 showdown.
To purchase tickets to any 2019 Chicagoland Speedway event, visit us online at www.ChicagolandSpeedway.com, call 888-629-RACE (7223), download the Chicagoland Speedway mobile app, visit the Chicagoland Speedway Administrative office or stop by the box office on the day of the event.
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Chicagoland Speedway & Route 66 Raceway
Chicagoland Speedway is a 1.5-mile, paved oval race track located in Joliet, Ill. The track has hosted racing events of the major U.S. racing series, and currently conducts races in all three NASCAR national series, including the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series, the NASCAR Xfinity Series, and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Along with Route 66 Raceway, a multimillion-dollar complex that includes a ¼ mile stadium-style drag strip and a ½ mile dirt oval track, Chicagoland Speedway is wholly-owned by International Speedway Corporation (ISC), a major promoter of motorsports activities. ISC owns and/or operates 13 of the nation’s major racing venues, including Daytona International Speedway. For more information on Chicagoland Speedway, visit ChicagolandSpeedway.com.
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