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The Pit Stop


February 6, 2008 5:35 PM

Bobby Hamilton Jr., sponsorship news and more

The Palms Casino in a betting line says that the Miller sponsored car is going to finish around 6-8 spots ahead of the Budweiser sponsored car at the Daytona 500 so...

In another challenge issued by the Miller Brewing Company, the company wants to wager 25,000 bucks against the Anheuser Busch Company in a bet to see which car has a fetter finish. Winnings go to the Kurt Busch Foundation.

So far the Anheuser company has not accepted the last two bets over the past two years. Bud would have won in 2006 while Miller would have won in 2007.

Bobby Hamilton Jr. has bought 50% of Sadler Racing.

Controversial online company Qtrax.com is going to the be sponsor for the #49 car in the Budweiser Shootout. This internet company which is in beta mode said they have signed a deal to offer free music, but the record companies have said no.

Freightliner Trucks is going to sponsor Martin Truex Jr. in the Nationwide Series race at Daytona.

Junior Johnson has been tapped to drive the pace car for the start of the Daytona 500.

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