SALT LAKE CITY — June 20, 2019 — Alsco Inc., the worldwide leader in providing rental services for linen, workwear uniforms and facility services to customers that include restaurants, healthcare, automotive industry and industrial facilities, is proudly celebrating its fourth consecutive year as the title sponsor of the NASCAR Xfinity Series Alsco 300 at Kentucky Speedway, where the green flag drops on Friday, July 12. This year, Alsco added the NASCAR Xfinity Series Alsco 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway for a trifecta of Alsco 300 races that also included Charlotte Motor Speedway over Memorial Day weekend. Today, Alsco is the only company with multiple Xfinity Series entitlements.
“While our growth in NASCAR is something we’re excited about, coming back to Kentucky is something our team has become sentimental over,” says Alsco Sales and Marketing Director Jim Divers. “Kentucky Speedway is loaded with great experiences for all fans, and our customers always love coming out to see the races here.”
“Signing Alsco to a multiyear extension of their Xfinity Series sponsorship at Kentucky Speedway was the highlight of our off-season,” said Kentucky Speedway General Manager Mark Simendinger. “The same enthusiasm and professionalism that has made them a leader in their industry is what makes them one of the best sponsors in sports. We are proud to always be Alsco’s home track!”
Alsco is pleased to announce this year’s grand marshal for the Alsco 300 at Kentucky Speedway is Maj. Gen. Jerry D. Humble. A graduate of Western Kentucky University, Humble has enjoyed a highly decorated career in service to his country and to his local communities. In addition to fly-fishing and shooting sports, Humble serves as a special deputy with the Daviess County Sheriff’s Department and consults with businesses and law enforcement around the United States on leadership and counterterrorism.
Alsco is also excited to present this year’s Honorary Starter, Erroll Reese. Based in North Carolina’s Triangle area, Reese is a co-host on the popular sports radio program “The Sports Shop.” In addition to his work in entertainment, Reese is a tech entrepreneur and passionate about giving back to his communities.
About Kentucky Speedway:
Owned by Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (SMI), Kentucky Speedway is a 1.5-mile tri-oval located in Sparta, Kentucky just 35 miles south of Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky. The track attracts fans from the Tri-State area of Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana and beyond. Entering its 20th season of racing, the speedway hosts all three national NASCAR series.
In July, the venue will present the ninth running of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Quaker State 400 presented by Walmart. Prior to 2011, Kentucky Speedway hosted stand-alone NASCAR Xfinity Series and the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series races. Currently, all three races take place in a July NASCAR tripleheader weekend.
The venue also is home to many other special events throughout the year including concerts, driving schools, car shows, and fitness runs. Learn more at https://www.kentuckyspeedway.com/.
Alsco is a fourth-generation family owned and operated business, founded in 1889, that was recognized by the prestigious Hohenstein Institute for having invented the linen and uniform rental industry. Celebrating 130 years of business, Alsco provides linen and workwear rental services to customers that include restaurants, healthcare, automotive industry and industrial facilities. With over 180 locations and more than 20,000 employees, Alsco provides world-class service to over 355,000 customers in 14 countries. Learn more at https://alsco.com.
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Director of Sales and Marketing