[media-credit name=”Photo courtesy of Autostock” align=”alignright” width=”224″][/media-credit]Brad Keselowski presents Mark Young, Chief Marketing Officer for Ruby Tuesday, Inc., with the 2010 NASCAR Nationwide Series Sponsor Championship Trophy at Darlington Raceway on Friday evening.
Darlington, S.C. (May 7, 2011) – On Friday evening, prior to the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Darlington Raceway, Penske Racing formally presented Mark Young, Chief Marketing Officer for Ruby Tuesday Inc., with the 2010 NNS Sponsor Championship Trophy. Young accepted the trophy on behalf of the over 35,000 Ruby Tuesday employees worldwide.
Ruby Tuesday adorned the No. 22 Dodge for six races during the 2010 season. In their first event together, at Richmond International Raceway, Keselowski gave Ruby Tuesday their first NASCAR victory with a dominating performance at the .75-mile track.
“2010 was a great season for me and for everyone at Penske Racing,” said Keselowski. “We could not have enjoyed the success we had without great sponsors like Ruby Tuesday. I look forward to growing this relationship and getting them back to Victory Lane.”
Penske Racing is one of the most successful teams in the history of professional sports. Competing in a variety of disciplines, cars owned and prepared by Penske Racing have produced 334 major race wins, 398 pole positions and 23 National Championships. For more information about Penske Racing, please visit www.penskeracing.com.
About Ruby Tuesday
Ruby Tuesday, Inc. has company-owned and/or franchise Ruby Tuesday brand restaurants in 46 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, and 13 foreign countries. As of December 1, 2009, the Company owned and operated 670 Ruby Tuesday restaurants, while domestic and international franchisees (including Hawaii) operated 171 and 55 restaurants, respectively. For information about Ruby Tuesday, please visit the company website at www.RubyTuesday.com or on Facebook at www.facebook/rubytuesday. Ruby Tuesday, Inc. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (Symbol: RT).