Thanks to a new three-year partnership, we’re teaming with Hendrick Motorsports and driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
As the exclusive insurance and retirement planning sponsor of Earnhardt’s No. 88 Chevrolet SS team, we will be a primary partner for 12 Sprint Cup races in 2015 and 13 events in both 2016 and 2017.
“The Earnhardt family has trusted Nationwide for their insurance needs for more than 35 years, and Dale Jr. has a positive impact on our brand’s reputation and brings pride to Nationwide members and our associates,” said Matt Jauchius, chief marketing officer for Nationwide Insurance.
NASCAR fans to benefit from insurance discounts
Hendrick Motorsports will work with us to support consumer, business and employee offerings in the auto, home, life and classic car insurance and retirement categories. NASCAR fans can immediately benefit through insurance discounts offered via the free JR Nation fan club. Membership is available by visiting www.jrnation.com.
About Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Earnhardt, 39, is a two-time Nationwide Series champion and has 20 career points-paying victories in the elite Sprint Cup Series. He has earned three consecutive Chase for the Sprint Cup berths and is NASCAR’s 11-time most popular driver as voted by fans. In 2014, Earnhardt won his second Daytona 500 and currently is fifth in the standings.
“I’ve always enjoyed working with Nationwide and really believe in their products and services,” said Earnhardt. “It’ll be fun to work with them in a new way, and I know everyone on the team is looking forward to the partnership. They’ve invested in our sport and built a strong reputation with NASCAR fans, and this opens up doors to do even more great things.”