MOORESVILLE, N.C. (May 13, 2013) – Jeb Burton and the No. 4 Arrowhead team is thrilled to announce the addition of Kangaroo Express to their Turner Scott Motorsports Silverado for the Friday, May 17 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) event at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS). Kangaroo Express will adorn the truck bed for the North Carolina Education Lottery 200, accompanying full-time sponsor Arrowhead. The Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender will continue his record-breaking season as he endeavors to claim his first-career win under the lights at CMS.
“Kangaroo Express is committed to serving our on-the-go guests with a fast and friendly experience, and joining forces with Turner Scott Motorsports and the No. 4 Arrowhead racing team shows just how fast we’re ready to go,” said Scott Smith, division vice president, Kangaroo Express. “To celebrate this partnership, we would like to invite fans to come check out our new store infield at Charlotte Motor Speedway and meet Jeb Burton on May 17 as he gears up for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.”
Kathy Farley, president of Arrowhead and Sequoyah Brands, is equally anticipating the new opportunity.
“Burton and the entire Turner Scott Motorsports organization has helped give Arrowhead the edge and exposure it needs on and off the track,” said Farley. “Burton’s breakthrough season has been a joy to be a part of, and I’m happy to get to share that excitement with our new partner Kangaroo Express.”
This will be Burton’s second start at the famed North Carolina track, as he captured his first career top-10 finish there last season. With two pole awards, two top-five and one top-10 finishes this season, Burton is anxious to continue that momentum and take Arrowhead and Kangaroo Express to victory lane at CMS.”
“Thankful is truly how I feel about the new opportunity to work with Kangaroo Express,” said Burton. “They’ll be taking care of our race fans off the track at their infield store at CMS, and I hope to repay them by giving them and their customers a win on the track.”
Burton and his No. 4 Arrowhead/Kangaroo Express Chevy will be stopping by the Kangaroo Express CMS infield store on Friday May 17, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. EDT to take pictures and sign autographs before taking on 200 miles around the 1.5-mile track.
About Kangaroo Express: The Pantry’s Kangaroo Express® convenience stores meet the daily food and fuel shopping needs of guests. As of May 7, 2013, the Company operated 1,567 stores in thirteen states under select banners, including its primary operating banner Kangaroo Express. The Pantry is one of the nation’s largest convenience store chains and the leading independently operated chain in the southeastern United States. The Pantry is headquartered in Cary, N.C. For more information, visit www.thepantry.com.
Kangaroo Express offers hot and cold beverages, snacks, fresh foods, gasoline and a wide assortment of merchandise and services for guests’ on-the-go lifestyles. It is home to more than 220 foodservice restaurants, including Subway and Dairy Queen. Kangaroo Express associates are committed to providing store guests with the fastest, friendliest and cleanest shopping experience and embracing communities with campaigns such as Salute Our Troops®, raising millions of dollars for the USO and other military support organizations. For more information, visit www.kangarooexpress.com or visit us on Twitter and Facebook
About Arrowhead: Arrowhead is an electronic cigarette company based in South Boston, Virginia. Arrowhead is the proud sponsor of Jeb Burton for the 2013 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season. For more information visit: www.racearrowhead.com
About Turner Scott Motorsports: Texas businessman Steve Turner, who was joined by partner Harry Scott Jr. as co-owner in 2013, established Turner Scott Motorsports in 1999. This season will mark the fourth season of full-time NASCAR competition for the organization, which expanded in 2011 from a two-truck operation in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) to become the largest stand-alone multi-series team in NASCAR’s top-tier touring series. The team earned its first championship when James Buescher captured the NCWTS title in 2012. Turner Scott Motorsports operates out of an 110,000 square-foot state-of-the art facility in Mooresville, N.C. The Chevrolet-backed team has created alliances with General Motors’ powerhouse team Hendrick Motorsports, which provides engine support for both its NNS and NCWTS programs, and Earnhardt Technology Group for drive train and suspension technology assistance. For more information on Turner Scott Motorsports, visit www.TurnerScottMotorsports.com.