Hunt Brothers Pizza announces 2013 NASCAR Sponsorship

By Official Release On Wed, Jan. 30, 2013

RCRHunt Brothers® Pizza Continues Four Race Primary Sponsorship with Richard Childress Racing and Drivers Kevin Harvick and Ty Dillon for 2013 Nationwide Season

No. 33 Hunt Brothers Pizza to debut at the Texas Motor Speedway in April

NASHVILLE, Tenn., (January 30, 2013) – Hunt Brothers Pizza will be the primary sponsor for four races with Richard Childress Racing’s new 2013 Chevrolet Camaro NASCAR Nationwide Racecar. Kevin Harvick will drive No. 33 at the Texas Motor Speedway on April 13, 2013.

“We are eager for the 2013 NASCAR season and to showcase the Hunt Brothers Pizza paint job on the new Chevrolet Camaro,” said Keith Solsvig, vice president of marketing for Hunt Brothers Pizza. “We want to continue our winning tradition with Kevin Harvick and welcome Ty Dillon to our race team.”

Hunt Brothers Pizza will be a primary sponsor for four Nationwide races, including three races for Kevin Harvick and the No. 33 Chevrolet Camaro and Ty Dillon and the No. 51 Chevrolet Camaro. Throughout the 2013 NASCAR season, the company will also be an associate sponsor for Richard Childress Racing’s Nationwide Series No. 33, No. 2 and No. 51 Chevrolet teams as well as drivers Ty Dillon, Austin Dillon, Brendan Gaughan, and Kevin Harvick. Hunt Brothers Pizza will continue its partnership with Harvick and RCR’s No. 29 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team as a season-long associate sponsor. The four sponsored races include:

April 12 –     Ft. Worth, Texas
May 25 –     Charlotte, North Carolina
July 5 –     Daytona, Florida
July 27 –     Indianapolis, Indiana

“Keith (Solsvig) and his group at Hunt Brothers® Pizza have done a great job with their program and they have a lot of fun doing it,” said Richard Childress, president and CEO of Richard Childress Racing. “Hunt Brothers Pizza is family owned, which fits in very well with the approach we have at RCR. All of us are proud of the partnership we’ve created and look forward to continued success in 2013 and years to come.”

For more information about Hunt Brothers Pizza or to locate a store near you, visit huntbrotherspizza.com. Follow Hunt Brothers Pizza Racing on Twitter @hbpRacing for news and contest information.

About Hunt Brothers Pizza:
With more than 6,800 locations in 28 states, Hunt Brothers® Pizza is the nation’s largest brand of made-to-order pizza in the convenience store industry. Perfect for today’s on-the-go lifestyle, Hunt Brothers Pizza offers original and thin crust pizzas with All Toppings No Extra Charge®, breakfast pizzas, plus Hunt Brothers® Wings and WingBites®. Headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., Hunt Brothers Pizza is family owned and operated with 50 years of experience in offering all of the food products, marketing programs, equipment and training for convenience stores to operate their own turnkey pizza program.

For more information, visit huntbrotherspizza.com.

About Richard Childress Racing:
Richard Childress Racing (http://www.rcrracing.com) has earned more than 200 victories and 14 championships, including six in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with the legendary Dale Earnhardt. RCR was the first organization to win championships in the Sprint Cup Series, Nationwide Series and Camping World Truck Series. Its current Sprint Cup Series lineup includes Paul Menard (No. 27 Menards Chevrolet), Kevin Harvick (No. 29 Budweiser/Rheem/Jimmy John’s Chevrolet) and Jeff Burton (No. 31 Caterpillar/Wheaties/BB&T Chevrolet). Its Nationwide Series program includes Elliott Sadler (No. 2 OneMain Financial Chevrolet), 2011 Camping World Truck Series champion Austin Dillon (No. 3 AdvoCare/American Ethanol/Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet) and Harvick/Menard/Brendan Gaughan/Max Papis/Ty Dillon (No. 33 South Point Hotel & Casino/Menards/Hunt Brothers Pizza/Armour Brands/Fast Fixin’/Chevrolet). Harvick/Tim George Jr./Gaughan (No. 2 Applebee’s/South Point Hotel & Casino/Kroger/Tide Chevrolet), Joey Coulter (No. 22 RCR/Armour Brands/Husky Liners/OneMain Financial Chevrolet) and 2011 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards champion Ty Dillon (No. 3 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet) compete in the 2012 Camping World Truck Series season.

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