Sorry, anyone who dreams of puff-puff-passing the competition on a banked oval thanks to some help from the legal weed industry. NASCAR just said no to Carl Long running with a hemp vape shop as a sponsor, reports ESPN. Long is racing in the top-level Cup Series for the first time in eight years after receiving…
If there’s one company sponsor that’s synonymous with IndyCar, it’s Target. Sadly, that’s coming to an end, as Target will end its 27-year-long sponsorship of Chip Ganassi Racing at the end of this year, reports the Associated Press. New Target chairman Brian Cornell says he’s streamlining the company’s marketing…
IndyCar may need to take a good, long look at its shrinking grid this year. If not even the 100th running of its most famous race can buck the trend of teams scaling back, there may be an issue. Case in point, the all-female Grace Autosport effort, who wasn’t on the entry list because they couldn’t get a car.
Ever wondered how all the spiffy graphics get onto a race car? The ones that tell you exactly who's funding this party? Here you go. This is how Carl Edwards' number 19 Joe Gibbs Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup car goes from a naked metal tub to a bright blue and white race car.
Nationwi—err, Xfinity isn't the only NASCAR series that will have a new name. Sprint announced today that it will end its entitlement Cup sponsorship after 2016.
Everyone who has ever seen Senna rocketing around a racetrack in a red-and-white car knows that McLaren and Marlboro go way back. It's just not so well known how close the two are tied, and how much their current operations still reflects that old tobacco money.
I always wonder what modern F1 rides would look like without all the ugly sponsorship logos. One artist imagined the sponsorship logos without the cars, and the result is surprisingly cool.
Mazda is giving Olympic Gold Medal swimmer Michael Phelps the biggest sponsorship deal in Chinese history for the new Mazda6. But neither Mazda nor Phelps is Chinese. What gives?
Just like that, in a slash of the accountant's broadpen, Ford has withdrawn its sponsorship of the Champ Car World Series, the open-wheel racing series once known as CART. Ford Racing Technology head, Dan Davis, said the company's sponsorship, "does not align with our current business objectives." Those objectives,…