NAPA Auto Parts signs two-year sponsorship extension with Hendrick Motorsports

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By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer

NAPA Auto Parts has extended their relationship with Hendrick Motorsports that will continue it’s 26 race sponsorship for Chase Elliott and the No. 9 team through 2022.

Elliott will pilot the No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE in Sunday’s 62nd annual Daytona 500.

“NAPA is proud to continue our partnership with Hendrick Motorsports and Chase Elliott, which serves as a key component of our marketing efforts,” said Gaylord Spencer, senior vice president, marketing, for NAPA AUTO PARTS. “Motor sports is a natural fit for NAPA, and we are fortunate to be associated with winners like Hendrick Motorsports and Chase Elliott. Our partnership remains strong, and we look forward to continued success in the years to come.”

NAPA, an Atlanta based company began their relationship with Elliott as a primary sponsor during his 2014 NASCAR Xfinity Series campaign. That season, Elliott became the youngest national series champion, he also earned rookie of the year honors and most popular driver honors.

The relationship progressed further as they joined Elliott for his full 2015 NASCAR Xfinity Series season, his five-race Cup Series debut in 2015 and as a majority sponsor of his first four years in the NASCAR Cup Series from 2016-2019.

“NAPA constantly shows how committed they are to not only the success of their business but to the success of our team and Hendrick Motorsports as a whole,” Elliott said.

“I’m so thankful for everything they’ve done for me since 2014. I get the chance to meet NAPA employees across the country throughout the NASCAR season, and to be able to represent all of them week in and week out is truly an honor. We look forward to having them on board for the years ahead.”

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In 2019, he captured four poles, three wins, 11 top-five and 15 top-10 finishes. Additionally, he also earned a playoff berth, his fourth in a row.

“We’ve had an incredible run with NAPA, and I know we’re just scratching the surface of what’s possible,” said Rick Hendrick, owner of Hendrick Motorsports.

“Chase has immense talent, is extremely popular with fans and has proven that he can win races and challenge for championships. There’s no limit to what he, Alan and the No. 9 team can accomplish together. We couldn’t do it without NAPA and look forward to continuing the tremendous relationship with their whole group.”

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