Chase Elliott and the #9 Chevrolet UniFirst return to the track for their final 2022 NASCAR appearance on August 7
WILMINGTON, Mass., August 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — UniFirst’s #9 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Driven by 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Champion Chase Elliotwill be on track for his third and final appearance of the 2022 season at FireKeepers Casino 400 on Sunday August 7at the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan. The race starts at 3 p.m. EDT and will be televised on UNITED STATES Network.
UniFirst Corporation (NYSE: UNF), a North American leader in providing custom professional uniform programs, installation services products, and first aid and safety services, is the primary sponsor of Number 9 Hendrick Motorsports team for three races during the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season. UniFirst is also the official workwear supplier of Hendrick Motorsportsproviding workwear and uniforms to the team, as well as its sister company, Hendrick Automotive Group.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with Chase and 14-time NASCAR Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports,” said David Katz, executive vice president of sales and marketing for UniFirst. “NASCAR’s most popular driver delivers so many thrills to his UniFirst fans, and we can’t wait to see him behind the wheel of the #9 UniFirst car in Michigan.”
The 2022 NASCAR season marks the sixth year of UniFirst’s multi-year partnership with Hendrick Motorsports and the third year sponsoring Elliott and the No. 9 team. Inspired by UniFirst’s drive to always deliver to its customers, UniFirst and Hendrick Motorsports also introduced a newly designed No. 9 UniFirst Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for the 2022 campaign, featuring a dynamic paint scheme with green and the company’s new brand logo. Elliott and No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports The racing team also wears new fire suits that complement the newly designed cars and feature the company color and logo.
Heading into this weekend’s race, Elliott sits in first place in the 2022 standings and has a 125-point advantage over the second-place driver. In 22 races, the 26-year-old collected four wins, eight top fives and 15 top 10s, with a series-leading 658 laps. Elliott has had success at Michigan International Speedway throughout his career, compiling three top-five finishes and 10 top-10 finishes.
I am proud to partner with a company like UniFirst that values its employees and customers and is committed to success,” said Elliott. “We’ve had many memorable times together over the years and I can’t wait to get those white colors up front. Michigan and deliver a winning performance for the team.”
For more information about UniFirst, UniFirst Racing and our relationship with Hendrick Motorsport, please visit https://unifirst.com/company/newsroom/nascar-chase-elliott-2021/.
Based at Wilmington, Mass., UniFirst Corporation (NYSE: UNF) is a North American leader in the supply and maintenance of uniform and workwear programs, as well as the delivery of facility services programs. Along with its subsidiaries, the company also provides first aid and safety products, and operates specialty apparel programs for the cleanroom and nuclear industries. UniFirst manufactures its own workwear, protective clothing and floor care products; and with 260 points of service, more than 300,000 customer locations and 14,000 employed team partners, the company equips more than 2 million workers each working day. For more information, contact UniFirst at 800.455.7654 or visit UniFirst.com.
About Hendrick Motorsports
Founded by Rick Hendrick in 1984, Hendrick Motorsports is the winningest team in NASCAR Cup Series history. At the highest level of the sport, the organization holds all-time records in all major statistical categories, including championships (14), paid race wins (280) and laps led (nearly 75,000). . He has won at least one race victory in a record 37 different seasons, including an active streak of 36 in a row (1986-2021). Team enters four full-time Chevrolet Camaro ZL1s in NASCAR Cup Series with Drivers Alex Bowman, William Byron, Chase Elliot and Kyle Larson. Based on over 100 acres at Concord, North Carolina, Hendrick Motorsports employs around 600 people. For more information, visit HendrickMotorsports.com or interact on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.