Ryan Newman, driver of the No. 39 Quicken Loans Chevrolet, is changing teams beginning in 2014. His primary sponsor, however, will remain the same.
As Newman prepares to make the switch from Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) – the team he has been with since its inception in 2009 – to Richard Childress Racing (RCR) next season, one aspect won’t change: Quicken Loans will continue to serve as the primary sponsor of Newman’s No. 31 Chevrolet for 12 races and associate sponsor for all remaining races.
Since partnering together in 2012, Newman has two wins – including one at the famed Brickyard 400 while also qualifying for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup this season despite a controversial finish at Richmond. The decision to continue sponsoring Newman was an easy one for Quicken Loans.
“Ryan has shown that he is not only an incredible race car driver, but also someone with great integrity and class,” said Jay Farner, president and chief marketing officer of Quicken Loans. “The way Ryan has handled some very tough situations this year, while also continuing to ignore the noise and perform at a high-level, made our decision to stick with him a no-brainer. He embodies what we stand for each and every day.”
Newman is equally as happy to remain with his primary sponsor.
“Quicken Loans has been an integral member of my team and I am very excited to have them join me at Richard Childress Racing, as we continue to build on what has been a fantastic partnership,” Newman said. “My relationship with Quicken Loans goes beyond driving the car. I’ve gotten to know them and their business, becoming friends with them in the process. As they know, I will do my very best to perform on and off the track next year and well beyond.”
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