Caterpillar extends partnership with Richard Childress Racing

By WEEK Producer

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Caterpillar extends partnership with Richard Childress Racing

June 26, 2014 Updated Jun 26, 2014 at 5:07 PM CDT

Caterpillar and Richard Childress Racing (RCR) announced today the renewal of their NASCAR Sprint Cup Series partnership.

“I am very pleased to announce the continuation of our partnership with Caterpillar and the No. 31 Chevrolet in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series,” said Richard Childress, the president of RCR.

Ryan Newman will be behind the wheel of the Caterpillar Chevrolet SS No. 31. He has 17 wins, 93 top-five and 189 top-10 finishes under his belt.

“Cat dealers have been building relationships with customers at NASCAR events for more than 20 years,” said Pablo Koziner, Caterpillar vice president responsible for the Americas Distribution Services Division. “This contract reaffirms our confidence in Richard Childress Racing and their commitment to excellence.”

RCR and Caterpillar partnered in 2009.