SMOKEY MOUNTAIN HERBAL SNUFF RETURNS FOR 12 RACES AS PRIMARY SPONSOR FOR RON HORNADAY IN 2013

By Official Release On Tue, Jan. 29, 2013

No9_TS_NTSKERNERSVILLE, NC (January 29, 2013) – NTS Motorsports is pleased to announce the return of Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff, America’s original, best-selling tobacco-free smokeless brand, to the No. 9 Chevrolet Silverado, piloted by four-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) champion, Ron Hornaday. The 2013 campaign will kick-off in next month’s NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway (DIS).

Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff will serve as the primary sponsor on Hornaday’s No. 9 machine for 12 events throughout the 2013 NCWTS season as well as share associate sponsorship for the remaining 10 series events. However, their involvement does not stop there.The growing herbal snuff brand will also serve as an associate sponsor for select events on the No. 14 entry of Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender teammate, Brennan Newberry.

“I’m honored to be able to represent Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff again for the 2013 season,” said Hornaday. “It’s clear that Smokey Mountain Chew and NTS Motorsports are young but growing companies, and I look forward to taking both to the front of the field this year, not only on the race track, but in the marketplace.”

Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff will adorn Hornaday’s No. 9 Chevrolet Silverado in the NCWTS events at Daytona International Speedway, Rockingham Speedway, Kansas Speedway, Texas Motor Speedway (June), Iowa Speedway (July), Eldora Speedway, Pocono Raceway, Bristol Motor Speedway, Talladega Superspeedway, Martinsville Speedway, Texas Motor Speedway (November), and Phoenix International Raceway.

“Smokey Mountain Chew is proud to be involved in NASCAR, specifically the Camping World Truck Series, for our second season,” said Dave Savoca, President of Smokey Mountain Chew. “Ron Hornaday is a true champion on and off the track. He represents the Smokey Mountain brand well, and is a perfect fit for our adult consumer base. Furthermore, we are honored to be associated with the entire NTS Motorsports team, as they are a top-notch organization, and we look forward to following their success on the track this year.”

Smokey Mountain Chew, Inc. (SMC) is the world’s largest non-tobacco smokeless company, and the category innovator. SMC invented tobacco-free snuff as a nicotine-free chewing tobacco option for consumers as well as an aid to help people quit chewing tobacco. SMC is dedicated to providing the best tobacco-free smokeless alternatives on the market, in the flavors that adult consumers demand.

In addition to expanding their primary sponsorship package with Hornaday this season, Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff will debut a new paint scheme exclusively for next month’s NextEra Energy Resources 250 at DIS.

In 2012, Hornaday made headlines when he debuted a bold, green Chevrolet Silverado for the races in which Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff held primary sponsorship. Hornaday is proud to unveil a new black, green and gold No. 9 machine for the 250-mile showdown at DIS next month. This special paint scheme will replicate the can of the tobacco-free chews No. 1 seller, Wintergreen.

For more information about Smokey Mountain Chew, please log on to www.SmokeySnuff.com or follow along on Twitter @SmokeySnuff.

The NextEra Energy Resources 250 from Daytona International Speedway is slated to begin at 7:30 p.m. ET on Friday, February 22 and will be televised live on SPEED. The event will also be broadcast live on SIRIUS/XM Radio NASCAR Channel 90 as well as more than 400 Motor Racing Network (MRN) radio stations worldwide.

For more information about Ron Hornaday, Brennan Newberry and NTS Motorsports, please visit www.NTSMotorsports.com.

You can also follow along on Twitter @TeamNTS and at NTS Motorsports on Facebook.

About Smokey Mountain Chew:

Smokey Mountain is America’s original and best-selling tobacco-free smokeless brand.  Appealing to adult smokeless tobacco consumers who are seeking tobacco-free and nicotine-free alternatives, Smokey Mountain is available in a variety of flavors as well as in long cut, and easy-to-use pouches.

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