Tanger Outlets to Make NASCAR Debut with Sponsorship on Truex Jr.’s Toyota at Richmond
Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE: SKT) will be the primary sponsor on Martin Truex Jr.’s No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota for the Federated Auto Parts 400 Saturday night Sept. 10 at Richmond International Raceway.
The red, black and gray paint scheme that will be adorned on Truex’s Tanger Outlets Toyota Camry will be showcased at NASCAR’s final Sprint Cup Series race before the 10-race Chase playoffs begin.
The sponsorship will be the first NASCAR involvement for Tanger Outlets. Headquartered in Greensboro, N.C., Tanger Factory Outlet Centers operates and owns, or has an ownership interest in, 43 upscale outlet shopping centers located coast to coast in 21 states and Canada. More than 185 million shoppers visit the Tanger Outlet Centers annually.
“Tanger Outlets is known for its competitive spirit and partnerships with winning brands,” said Steven B. Tanger, president and chief executive officer of Tanger Outlets. “The Furniture Row Racing team sponsorship allows us to team up with another best in class NASCAR brand and support Martin Truex Jr.’s efforts to reach Richmond’s Victory Lane.”
Truex, who already has clinched a Chase berth, said he is proud to be the first NASCAR driver with the Tanger Outlets sponsorship.
“I take a great deal of pride that Tanger Outlets has chosen our Furniture Row Racing team for its first sponsorship venture in NASCAR,” said Truex. “It’s an honor to have a successful, high profile company be part of our team. The Tanger Outlets company has been a winning business story for decades and having its name on our car will give us even more incentive to get toRichmond’s Victory Lane.”
Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE: SKT), is a publicly-traded REIT headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina that presently operates and owns, or has an ownership interest in, a portfolio of 43 upscale outlet shopping centers and one additional center currently under construction. Tanger’s operating properties are located in 21 states coast to coast and inCanada, totaling approximately 14.7 million square feet, leased to over 3,100 stores which are operated by more than 490 different brand name companies. The Company has more than 35 years of experience in the outlet industry. Tanger Outlet Centers continue to attract more than 185 million shoppers annually. For more information on Tanger Outlet Centers, call 1-800-4TANGER or visit the Company’s website at www.tangeroutlets.com.
About Furniture Row
Furniture Row is the owner and sponsor of the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing team. Furniture Row, headquartered in Denver, Colo., operates more than 330 stores in 30 states making it one of America’s largest, family-owned and operated specialty home furnishings and bedding retailers. Visit http://www.FurnitureRow.com