CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Apr. 13, 2022) – Monday Night Racing (“MNR”) today announced that Interstate Batteries will become the series title sponsor for the summer 2022 season.
The Monday Night Racing Pro Series presented by Interstate Batteries season kicks off on Monday, April 25 with “MNR Speedweeks” at the virtual Daytona International Speedway.
“We are thrilled to welcome Interstate Batteries to the Monday Night Racing Pro Series for the summer 2022 season,” said Ford Martin, Founder & Co-Owner of Monday Night Racing. “It is truly special to bring a group like Interstate Batteries over into the world of sim racing. We are very thankful for their support and helping to make the Summer 2022 season the best one yet.”
Interstate Batteries has been a part of the motorsports industry for over 30 years, sponsoring Joe Gibbs Racing since 1991, making them one of the longest running sponsor-owner relationships in NASCAR History. Drivers that have raced an Interstate Batteries car include NASCAR Hall of Famers Dale Jarrett and Bobby Labonte, NASCAR Xfinity Series Champions Daniel Hemric and Daniel Suarez, and currently they sponsor 2X NASCAR Cup Series Champion Kyle Busch and NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Ty Gibbs.
“As we celebrate our 70th anniversary, we are excited to have this opportunity to expand our Brand in the world of esports to reach the next generation of race fan”, said Larry Lawson, Manager of Sponsorships & Events at Interstate Batteries. “Monday Night Racing Pro Series and its array of motorsport professionals participating, combined with Interstate Batteries iconic brand, is sure to produce a summer of exciting and electrifying sim racing!”
MNR summer 2022 season registration is still open with just under two weeks remaining! Anyone in that works in the Motorsports industry interested in competing can sign up here.
About Interstate Batteries
For 70 years, Interstate Batteries® has powered people down roads, trails and waterways and businesses to succeed. Best known for its starting, lighting and ignition (SLI) batteries, this product has been under car hoods since 1952, each one backed by the company’s service, quality, and value. Interstate All Battery Center® provides portable power in both retail and commercial markets. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Interstate Batteries is an industry leader in recycling efforts, as well as a global leader in safe lead handling practices. Guided by a set of common values, the company’s purpose is to glorify God and enrich lives while delivering the most trustworthy source of power to the world. For more information, visit www.interstatebatteries.com.
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