MOORESVILLE, N.C. – team release — HHP/Ashley Dickerson photo — Speed Stick GEAR has announced that it will continue to sponsor NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Cole Whitt in an additional six events beginning with Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Speed Stick GEAR first sponsored Whitt in the first four events of the season when Whitt was driving for Swan Racing, which later sold the No. 26 Toyota Whitt drives to BK Racing. Speed Stick GEAR launched its sponsorship of BK Racing and Whitt last weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway during the Sprint Showdown.
“I am thrilled to have Speed Stick GEAR back aboard the No. 26 for six races this season and for the rest of the season as an associate sponsor,” said Whitt.
In addition to sponsoring Whitt during the Coca-Cola 600, the company will also sponsor him at Michigan Int’l Speedway, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Bristol Motor speedway, Texas Motor Speedway and Homestead-Miami Speedway. Speed Stick GEAR will be an associate sponsor on the car for the remainder of the season.
“Speed Stick GEAR provides the No. 26 team with an anchor sponsor to help us advance our level of performance the rest of the season,” said Anthony Marlowe, a co-owner of BK Racing. “I’m looking forward to seeing Cole Whitt and the No. 26 Speed Stick GEAR Toyota competing on the greatest stage in all of motorsports.”