Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Mac Tools to sponsor Marcos Ambrose in four races

Columbus, Ohio (March 14, 2012) –- Mac Tools announces an expanded partnership with Richard Petty Motorsports and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Marcos Ambrose to run four races in a Mac Tools-branded No. 9 Ford Fusion. The Mac Tools No. 9 will race in Bristol on March 18, Kentucky on June 30, Richmond on Sept. 8 and Dallas on Nov. 4.

“I’m really looking forward to having Mac Tools as the primary sponsor on my No. 9 Ford this weekend in Bristol, and partnering with them for three other races this season,” said Marcos Ambrose.“ Mac Tools has been an iconic brand in NASCAR for many years and I am honored to have them on my car in select races throughout the year.”

Mac Tools began sponsoring teams in Cup Series competition in 1985 and has built strong relationships with many successful teams. Over the years the brand has partnered with teams that have won 25 Sprint Cup Championships.

“Mac Tools is excited about this opportunity with Richard Petty Motorsports and Marcos Ambrose.  We will use these four races as a platform to drive our brand, our new products and to engage with Mac Tools Distributors, technicians and fans.  It also serves as a platform to increase awareness for the opportunity to own a Mac Tools Franchise,” said Brett Shaw, president of Mac Tools.  “All of our distributors’ and employees take great pride in this opportunity and look forward to the No. 9 Mac Tools Ford Fusion in victory lane.”