Will Serve as Primary Sponsor for No. 41 Team and Driver Kurt Busch in October at Charlotte
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – State Water Heaters, a leading manufacturer of commercial and residential water heaters, has renewed its partnership with Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), the title-winning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team co-owned by three-time Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart and Haas Automation founder Gene Haas.
State Water Heaters will serve as the primary sponsor of 2004 Sprint Cup champion Kurt Busch and the No. 41 team during the Bank of America 500 Sprint Cup race weekend Oct. 10-11 at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway, and as an associate sponsor throughout the 2014 season with the State Water Heaters logo appearing on the C-post of the No. 41 Chevy and on the chest of Busch’s firesuit.
“State Water Heaters has a rich history of building quality products for the plumbing industry, and we’ve developed strong relationships with our wholesalers and contractors. We’re proud to continue our relationship with SHR where we’re able to engage our customers with a unique and exciting experience,” said Jeff Storie, senior marketing manager, State Water Heaters. “Since working with SHR last year we’ve launched some great new water heaters and seen growth in traffic for our Find a Local Installer tool on www.StateWaterHeaters.com. We look forward to building a lasting relationship with Kurt Busch and the rest of the SHR team to raise awareness among NASCAR fans about State products and our loyal contractors.”
For more than 60 years, State Water Heaters has stood for durability. Tested under the toughest conditions in the most hostile environments, State Water Heaters builds long-lasting products that provide years of service. Motorsports also provides tough conditions and hostile environments, making State Water Heaters’ presence in NASCAR a natural fit. The Ashland City, Tenn.-based company has sponsored NASCAR teams since 2006.
“State Water Heaters has been a great partner for Stewart-Haas Racing and we welcome them back for another year as we continue to build a winning partnership,” Stewart said. “State Water Heaters is a deep-rooted company that delivers quality products and service to its customers. Our goal is to deliver on and off the track for State Water Heaters and its partners.”
About State Water Heaters:
State Water Heaters is a leading manufacturer of commercial and residential water heaters. For more than 60 years, State Water Heaters has built dependable, long lasting water heaters for commercial and residential applications. State remains fixed on manufacturing durable products that last longer. For more information, please visit www.StateWaterHeaters.com.
About Stewart-Haas Racing:
Stewart-Haas Racing is the title-winning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team co-owned by three-time Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart and Gene Haas, founder of Haas Automation – the largest CNC machine tool builder in the western world. The team fields four entries in the elite Sprint Cup Series – the No. 14 Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Chevrolet for Stewart, the No. 10 GoDaddy Chevrolet for Danica Patrick, the No. 4 Budweiser/Jimmy John’s Chevrolet for Kevin Harvick and the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet for Kurt Busch. Based in Kannapolis, N.C., Stewart-Haas Racing operates out of a 140,000-square-foot facility with approximately 270 employees. For more information, please visit us on the Web at www.StewartHaasRacing.com, on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/StewartHaasRacing and on Twitter @StewartHaasRcng.
- Krista K. Massey
Former Group Vice President, Director of Sponsorships and Event Marketing
SunTrust Banks, Inc.