HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (January 20, 2009) – Joe Gibbs Racing announces today that Southern Farm Bureau Insurance Company will serve as the primary sponsor for six NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races during the 2009 season.
Farm Bureau will be carried on the No. 11 Toyota driven by Denny Hamlin twice during the upcoming season including the May 9 race at Darlington and the September 6 race at Atlanta. In addition Farm Bureau will be on the No. 20 Toyota driven by Joey Logano at the October 25 race at Martinsville. Both Fed Ex and The Home Depot will still be represented on their respective cars at each of those races.
Artists rendering of the 2009 Farm Bureau Insurance Racing #02 Toyota Camry
Farm Bureau will also sponsor a fourth JGR entry at three races in 2009 on the No. 02 Toyota at the October 17 Charlotte race, the November 8 Texas race and the November 22 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series finale at Homestead. The driver for those three will be announced later.
“Farm Bureau has been an outstanding partner with us on our Nationwide Series program and we’re thrilled to have them on these six Cup races this year,” said Joe Gibbs Racing President J.D. Gibbs. “We were able to generate a lot of excitement for them last year on the Nationwide side and we’ll work hard this year to provide their agents, members and customers a program to be proud of now in our Cup program.”
-JGR-About Farm Bureau Insurance:
Founded in the late 1940s, Farm Bureau Insurance has been serving the insurance needs of its members and customers for over 60 years. Farm Bureau Insurance offices are located in every county and parish throughout the Southeast, providing competitively priced auto, home and life insurance. Corporate offices are located in Little Rock, Ark.; Gainesville, Fla.; Macon, Ga.; Louisville, Ky.; Baton Rouge, La.; Raleigh, N.C.; Cayce, S.C.; Waco, Texas; and Richmond, Va.
+ http://www.sfbli.comAbout Joe Gibbs Racing:
Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) is one of the premier organizations in NASCAR, currently fielding three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams, two NASCAR Nationwide Series teams and a driver development program. Its driver lineup consists of Denny Hamlin, Kyle Busch and Joey Logano in the Sprint Cup Series; and Hamlin, Busch, Logano and Brad Coleman in the Nationwide Series. Based in Huntersville, N.C., and owned by Joe Gibbs – a three-time Super Bowl winner as head coach of the Washington Redskins and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame – JGR has competed in NASCAR since 1992, winning three Cup Series championships, and one Nationwide Series owner’s championship along with more than 100 NASCAR races, including three Brickyard 400s and the 1993 Daytona 500.