SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (March 31, 2008) — Discount Tire Co. (DTC) will be visible at NASCAR racing venues again this year, returning as team sponsor in the Nationwide Series for the fourth straight year and adding associate sponsorship on three Sprint Cup cars as well.
Discount Tire returns this year as the primary sponsor of David Ragan in the Nationwide Series and as associate sponsor on the Sprint Cup cars of Carl Edwards, Greg Biffle and Mr. Ragan, who races in both series. Fenway Roush Racing fields the cars, Ford Fusions, in both series.
Mr. Ragan earned Rookie of the Year honors last year in NASCAR's primary support series driving the No. 6 Discount Tire Ford Fusion.
In addition, DTC continues to support two drivers, Hiro Sumida and Kazunari Hayashida, in the Formula Drift series, which this year has eight events scheduled.