USPS Gets NASCAR Sponsorship
August 02, 2005-
FLAG. Driver David Green piloted the Kleenex / USPS car to victory
in the NASCAR Busch Series event July 23 at Pikes Peak International
Raceway in Fountain, CO. Green came from behind — fifth place —
with 25 laps to go and clinched the win with just one lap left.
USPS is presenting sponsor of Team Brewco and associate sponsor
of the #27 Kleenex car in the NASCAR Busch Series races.
(posted June 1,
Postal Service Unveils
NASCAR Tribute to Those Who Served Their Country in World War II
(Concord, NC) -- In a special tribute to the men and women who served this
country during World War II the United States Postal Service unveiled a
special car design featuring the National World War II Memorial stamp on
the hood of the #27 Kleenex Brewco Motorsports Chevrolet of Johnny Sauter.
Charlotte postmaster Thomas Callahan was joined at the Lowe’s Motor
Speedway Media Center by Clarence Brewer, president, BREWCO, Inc; John
Cook, director of sponsorship, Kleenex/Kimberly-Clark; and driver Johnny
Sauter to unveil the car.
“An entire generation of Americans came together to work for freedom
during the World War II era,” remarked Callahan during the ceremony.
”Soldiers and civilians, men and women throughout the country dedicated
themselves to support the war effort. Today we are paying tribute to their
Callahan also pointed out that nearly 40 percent of the 725,000 postal
employees have a military background, making the tribute a very personal
Joining Callahan was Clarence Brewer, president of Brewco, Inc, owner of
the #27 Kleenex Busch Series car.
“Our entire organization is extremely proud to be a part of the United
State Postal Service’s tribute to the World War II generation,” Brewer
said. “Stock car racing, like the Postal Service, is a part of the fabric
of this country and we are proud to carry the Postal Service colors. We
are confident that Johnny and Team Brewco will successfully represent the
Postal Service’s tradition of excellence.”
“Kleenex and Kimberly-Clark are honored to be associated with this car,”
added John Cook, Director of Motorsports Sponsorship for Kimberly-Clark.
“It truly will be a fitting tribute to our World War II heroes when it
races at Phoenix International Raceway in November prior to the Veterans
Day holiday. (source BGN Racing)
posted May 28, 2004
Teams with Brewco
N.C. - The United States Postal Service and Brewco Motorsports Inc. CEO
Clarence Brewer Jr. today announced that the United States Postal
Service will become Presenting team sponsor for their NASCAR Busch
Under the terms of the agreement, the United States Postal Service will
be the presenting sponsor of Brewco Motorsports Inc. as "Team Brewco
brought to you by the United States Postal Service," and associate
sponsor of the No. 27 Kleenex racing car driven by Johnny Sauter.
"This sponsorship enables the Postal Service to become part of one of
the fastest growing sports in the country," commented Jerry Whalen, USPS
Vice President, Sales. "The NASCAR Busch Series had more than 2.3
million fans attending races last year, a national television contract
with over 82 million viewers, and is truly a national sport. And every
one of those fans is a customer of the Postal Service."
"We are looking forward to the added exposure and cross-promotional
opportunities the United States Postal Services brings to our Kleenex
racing program" said John Cook, Director of Motorsports Sponsorship for
Kimberly-Clark. For one race only, the November 6, 2004, race at
Phoenix, the car will carry the National World War II Memorial U. S.
postage stamp image on the hood of the car to honor America's veterans.
Included in the agreement, David Green, the 1994 NASCAR Busch Series
Champion, will pilot the No. 37 United States Postal Service car at
Dover International Speedway on September 25, 2004. Under the one-race
agreement his car will carry a special USPS paint scheme. "Last season,
I had the privilege of working closely with the U.S. Postal Service and
their customers," Green added.
"I am thrilled with their increased interest and involvement in our team
and sport. They are truly a first-class organization with outstanding
employees. Their support will be a huge factor in our quest for the 2004
Busch Series title. In their ninth year of competition in the NASCAR
Busch Series, Brewco Motorsports, Inc. has become one of the most highly
respected and competitive teams in the sport.
"Our entire organization is extremely proud to be associated with The
United States Postal Service" Brewer said. "We look forward to helping
the Postal Service take advantage of the numerous marketing
opportunities that NASCAR sponsorships offer," Brewer added. NASCAR,
like the Postal Service, is a part of the history of this country. We
are proud to again carry the Postal Service colors and represent their
tradition of excellence."
In 2002 Brewco Motorsports and the United States Postal Service teamed
up to present the No. 27 Heroes of 2001 car driven my Jamie McMurray to
help raise awareness to the emergency personnel who gave their lives or
were injured during the 2001 terrorist attacks.