Joliet, Ill. – September 11, 2015 –Chicagoland Speedway today announcedBRANDT, a leading agriculture retailer and manufacturer of agricultural specialty products, as naming rights sponsor of Chicagoland Speedway’s backstretch. The BRANDT Backstretch will see its share of racing action during the upcoming Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup weekend, Sept. 18-20, as NASCAR’s three premier series visit Chicagoland Speedway.
The Springfield, Ill. based agricultural company, which also sponsors Riverton, Ill. native Justin Allgaier in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, is committed to bringing success to farmers around the world.
“We are proud to have such a first-class, Illinois-based company like BRANDT as a long-standing partner of ours and taking the partnership to a new level branding our entire Backstretch,” said Scott Paddock, president of Chicagoland Speedway. “BRANDT’s reputation for quality products and caring for their customers is perfectly aligned with what we strive for at Chicagoland Speedway. We look forward to continuing the tradition of hosting their wonderful group of employees and guests, and bringing their brand to life for race weekends to come.”
For over 60 years, BRANDT has delivered a common theme: control. Today BRANDT offers growers around the world unlimited opportunity by supplying new technologies and innovative processes that help bring greater control against the uncertainties of nature. Through three complementary businesses focused on the global agriculture market, BRANDT strives every day to make growers more profitable and the world’s food supply more secure.
“It’s an honor to partner with a premier facility here in Illinois,” said Rick Brandt, Chief Executive Officer of BRANDT. “Our partnership with Chicagoland Speedway will help us build awareness of our brand and the benefits for the agricultural industry.”
The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup weekend at Chicagoland Speedway, Sept. 18-20, will begin with I-Cash Pole Qualifying followed by the American Ethanol E15 225 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race under the lights on Friday night. On Saturday, Sept. 19, the Furious 7300 NASCAR XFINITY Series will hit the track as the precursor to Sunday’s myAFibRisk.com 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series showdown, the first race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. In addition to the racing action, fans can enjoy live musical entertainment including country music star Brett Eldredge, Champions Park, tailgating and more. Tickets start at just $25 with kids tickets (12 and under) $25 OFF, and parking is always FREE at Chicagoland Speedway.
Tickets can be purchased online at ChicagolandSpeedway.com, by calling 888-629-RACE, through the Chicagoland Speedway mobile app, or by visiting the Chicagoland Speedway Administrative office Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.The remaining 2015 NASCAR schedule at Chicagoland Speedway is as follows:
Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup
Friday, Sept. 18 I-Cash Pole Qualifying and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series
Saturday, Sept. 19 Furious 7 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series Race
Sunday, Sept. 20 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series