Pocono Raceway NASCAR Event to be energized by 5-hour ENERGY®
Long Pond, PA (June 6, 2011) ―Pocono Raceway and 5-hour ENERGY® are proud to announce the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, to be held on Sunday, June 12 at “The Tricky Triangle,” will be titled the “5-hour ENERGY® 500.”
NASCAR fans will be able to stay even more alert while watching all the exciting racing action at Pocono Raceway with the help of 5-hour ENERGY®, which gives hours of energy when one needs it without a letdown. Representatives of 5-hour ENERGY® will be stationed throughout the raceway, all weekend long, offering free samples of their 0 sugar, 4 calorie energy shot.
“We are thrilled for the opportunity to sponsor a Sprint Cup Series race for the first time”, said Carl Sperber, Director of Corporate Communications for 5-hour ENERGY®. “It’s a great way to support one of Amercia’s favorite sports and to personally introduce people to 5-hour ENERGY®.”
“Pocono Raceway is excited to have 5-hour ENERGY® as title sponsor of our June 12 event,” stated Brandon Igdalsky, Pocono Raceway President. “Speaking from experience, their product really works! Hopefully, race fans attending our first Cup Series event this year will try 5-hour ENERGY® and feel the difference for themselves.”
Pocono marks the first time 5-hour ENERGY® is sponsoring a race in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series. The Michigan-based brand has a strong presence in NASCAR as the title sponsor for last year’s Nationwide Series race in St. Louis and this year’s Nationwide Series race in Dover. 5-hour ENERGY® is also in its fourth season as primary sponsor for the Rusty Wallace Racing’s No. 66 entry, driven by Steven Wallace.
Fans can follow http://twitter.com/#!/5hourenergyguy> @5HourEnergyGuy on Twitter, “like” the http://www.facebook.com/5HourEnergyShot 5-hour ENERGY® Facebook page or log onto to http://www.5hourenergy.com www.5hourenergy.com for more information about 5-hour ENERGY® products, the motorsports program and various contests or promotions that may be available for fan participation.
About 5-hour ENERGY® 5-hour ENERGY® is a liquid energy shot that provides hours of energy and alertness. It contains a blend of B-vitamins and amino acids, zero sugar and four calories. It is available at retail outlets in the United States and Canada as well as throughout the U.K., Ireland, the Netherlands, and Spain. About Pocono Raceway “The Tricky Triangle” is host to two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards races each year and added a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race in 2010. Pocono Raceway’s 2.5-mile triangular design makes it truly unique. Pocono is the only track on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Circuit with three turns, three different radii and three variant degrees of banking. All that ensures our fans will enjoy some serious action, meanwhile presenting a competitive challenge to the world’s best drivers and their crew chiefs. Pocono strives to create a family atmosphere with increased focus on the Fan Experience. We are Pocono Raceway and this is “The Tricky Triangle.”
In business for over 50 years, Pocono Raceway is family-owned and situated in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. We are located within 300 miles of one-third of the U.S. population and within 90 miles of New York City and Philadelphia. Pocono Raceway is and always will be an attractive option for NASCAR and race fans alike.
Pocono Raceway is the world’s largest solar powered sports facility. The Raceway developed a 25 acre, three megawatt solar farm that provides the energy needs of the Raceway as well as adding electricity to the local power grid.