STATESVILLE, N.C. – Coming off a solid top-25 performance at Pocono Raceway, Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender Cole Whitt heads into Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen Int’l with momentum and a new sponsor.
The colors of purple and yellow for Hammondsport, N.Y.-based Bully Hill Vineyards will adorn Whitt’s No.26 BK Racing Toyota Camry.
Bully Hill Vineyards have served as a primary sponsor of several NASCAR teams and races over the past 15 years and continues to be a major supporter of Watkins Glen International.
Since the mid-90’s Bully Hill Vineyards have sponsored events such as the NASCAR Nationwide Series, the NASCAR Featherlite Modified Series and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Bully Hill Vineyards, has also sponsored several drivers including Eric Bodine, Ron Fellows, Joe Nemechek and Elliott Sadler.
“We’re extremely excited to partner with BK Racing and driver Cole Whitt for the Cheez-It 355 at the Glen,” said Sean King, Bully Hill Marketing Director. “Being right in our backyard and the birthplace of our rich racing history we are thrilled to continue this experience with Cole and the BK Racing Team at the Glen this Sunday.”
Bully Hill Vineyards is a winery in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region. Bully Hill Vineyards is a family-owned producer of 40 different wines, all from grapes grown in New York. Currently, Bully Hill Vineyards produces 200,000 cases of wine annually, with distribution in 30 states. Bully Hill Restaurant features a range of cuisine from seafood to smoked barbeque, freshly prepared salads, and other seasonal favorites.
“We are privileged to have Bully Hill Vineyards, a Finger Lakes Region company and New York State’s second largest winery, supporting BK Racing and Cole Whitt this weekend at Watkins Glen Int’l,” said Anthony Marlowe, co-owner of BK Racing. “The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team sponsorship platform has proven to be successful for the Taylor Family, and we are optimistic that we are poised to deliver a nice return on their advertising .”