One of the biggest names in NASCAR, and one of the biggest sponsors in racing, will be on board when the engines are fired up for the ARCA Mobile 200 this coming race season. Tommy Praytor, ofthe ARCA Mobile 200 and Mobile International Speedway (MIS), has announced that the Denny Hamlin and FedEx connection will once again be part of the ARCA Mobile 200 race weekend. According to Praytor the famed NASCAR driver and FedEx will take part in the race weekend by setting up hospitality areas and lending one of Hamlin's car to the event for race fans to enjoy.
“FedEx has been a fabulous partner. The Denny Hamlin FedEx car in the fan zone is a big hit with race fans,” added Praytor. “When the FedEx team takes on a project they only know one way and that’s first class. I get compliments all throughout the year on the hospitality FedEx provides in Mobile.”
The entire press release about the race weekend and Hamlin, FedEx, and the race follows.
ARCA Mobile 200-FedEx Special Delivery!
For the 3rd year FedEx will be delivering the Denny Hamlin FedEx show car and VIP hospitality to the ARCA Mobile 200. “
"At FedEx we are always racing to make deliveries and the ARCA Mobile 200 provides a great opportunity to take a little time to entertain our employees and customers,” said FedEx District Sales Manager, Mark Dodson. “The ARCA Mobile 200 offers us the rare opportunity of having a national event in our local market that draws from our entire region, making the race the perfect opportunity for us.” In addition to their normal holiday work load, FedEx took on the task of delivering 17,000 live Christmas Trees to our troops serving around the world with the “Trees for Troops” program. “Activation from an international company the size of FedEx is a solid indication as to the strength of the race and the Series,” added ARCA President, Ron Drager.
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“FedEx has been a fabulous partner. The Denny Hamlin FedEx car in the fan zone is a big hit with race fans,” added Tommy Praytor ARCA Mobile 200 promoter. “When the FedEx team takes on a project they only know one way and that’s first class. I get compliments all throughout the year on the hospitality FedEx provides in Mobile.”
FedEx Corporation provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues over $44 billion, the company offers integrated business applications through operating companies competing collectively and managed collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked among the world's most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its more than 300,000 team members to remain "absolutely, positively" focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities.
Photo by Ashley Rowe
ARCA Mobile 200: The fastest week in Alabama begins on March 7th with a day-long test session for all ARCA teams and culminates with the drop of the green flag of the ARCA Mobile 200 at 2:00 PM on Saturday March 14th, 2015 at Mobile International Speedway. The ARCA Series is the most versatile racing series in the world competing on Superspeedways, Speedway, Short-tracks, Road Courses and Dirt (www.arcaracing.com). Mobilian’s Cale Gale & Grant Enfinger won the first 3 ARCA-Mobile 200s. The first 3 ARCA Mobile 200s have drawn fans from 22 states including 2 provinces in Canada. Race fans have occupied over 4,900 hotel nights generating a 5.7 million dollar impact to the area economy. Tickets and camping can be purchased online at www.arcamobile200.com or by calling 251-343-2929 or at the ARCA Mobile 200 ticket office at 4742-C Airport Blvd in Mobile.