ELKHART LAKE, Wis. — Gardner Denver will be the title sponsor for the June 21 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Road America.
The Gardner Denver 200 Fired Up by Johnsonville will feature a 50-lap format on Road America’s legendary four-mile, 14-turn road course and is slated for a 1:45 p.m. start time.
The event will be run in between races for the Pirelli World Challenge and the SCCA Trans-Am Series, providing fans a full day of action-packed racing.
“We are very excited about our new relationship with Road America because it allows us to promote Gardner Denver’s market-leading products and solutions on a unique platform while showing appreciation for our team of highly talented employees,” said Tim Sullivan, president and CEO of Gardner Denver, Inc.
Road America marks the first of three road courses on the NASCAR Nationwide Series schedule and could provide a look into how drivers will perform in the other two which will be held at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) Int’l and the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.
“Without question we are very excited that Gardner Denver has agreed to be the title sponsor for our NASCAR Nationwide race,” said Road America President and General Manager, George Bruggenthies. “We look forward to showcasing Gardner Denver’s passion for NASCAR with their employees and our fans and we are equally excited that the Pirelli World Challenge and SCCA Trans-Am series’ will be joining in the fun because this is going to be a tremendous weekend of racing.”