GunBroker.com To Sponsor Jason White; Pennington Motorsports At Talladega Superspeedway
Topics: Jason White, Mountain Dew 250
October 3, 2007
TALLADEGA, Alabama (October 3, 2007) – - Pennington Motorsports officials announced today that GunBroker.com will sponsor the team’s No. 7 Dodge Ram for Saturday’s Mountain Dew 250 from Talladega Superspeedway with Virginia’s Jason White at the helm.
GunBroker.com is the world’s largest online auction of firearms and accessories. Founded in 1999, GunBroker.com promotes responsible gun ownership.
Third-party sellers list items on the site, and every buyer or seller must be legally allowed to own firearms. Ownership policies and regulations are followed using licensed firearms dealers as transfer agents. The site is an informative, detailed, secure and safe way to buy and sell firearms and hunting and shooting accessories.
GunBroker.com is similar in operation to the well-known auction site, eBay™, although not affiliated in any way.
“We’re extremely excited to have GunBroker.com as our primary sponsor for our team’s debut at Talladega Superspeedway,” sounded, Jason White, who will make his second career NASCAR start at Talladega . “I have a long standing relationship with GunBroker.com and I’m excited to once again be united with them for one of the most spectacular races of the season.”
White will make his inaugural NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series (NCTS) debut at the 2.666-mile speedway. Looking ahead to the weekend, not only is White excited about Saturday’s Mountain Dew 250 but so is the entire Pennington Motorsports organization.
Pennington Motorsports has show vast improvement over the last month and White feels that Saturday’s event will be no different.
“Our team has made great strides this season,” added White. “I know we’ve had some personnel changes and a manufacturer change but it’s all in the best interest of the team. We are heading to Talladega this weekend with the chance to score our best finish of the season. The team is feeling good about Talladega and so am I. With a little luck, I think we can surprise everyone with a top-10 finish.”
“I love restrictor plate racing,” White stated. “It’s a lot of fun but takes concentration. We had a great run going in the season opener at Daytona International Speedway but on our mission to the front we were swept into an accident. I’m looking for a rematch on Saturday.”
Hooter’s Energy Drink, the team’s primary sponsor will take the position as associate sponsor for the second ever NCTS event held at Talladega Superspeedway.
Heading into Talladega , White has 26 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series (NCTS) starts to his resume with a career best finish of 13th at Martinsville Speedway.
The Mountain Dew 250 (94 laps/250 miles) is the 20th of 25 races on the 2007 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series schedule. Practice begins Thursday October 3 with an hour (1:10pm-2:10pm) practice session planned. A half-hour (2:50pm-3:20pm) rookie practice session has also been set in the schedule. A final “Happy Hour” (3:20pm-4:20pm) practice session is also set for Thursday afternoon. Bud pole qualifying is set for Friday, October 4 set to commence at 1:10pm. The race will be broadcasted live on the SPEED channel on Saturday, October 5 beginning with the pre-race show at 3:30pm and the main event starting at 4:00pm local time. MRN will handle the airwaves starting at 3:30pm local time. The race will also be available via Sirius satellite radio channel 128 also launching at 3:30pm. All times are local. TruckSeries.com will also provide extensive at track coverage beginning Thursday.
For additional input on sponsor, GunBroker.com, please visit GunBroker.com
NAME: Chris Knight, Pennington Motorsports
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