Tyson® Brand Named Official Sponsor for NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series’ Tyson 250 at North Wilkesboro Speedway
Tyson® brand is the official sponsor of the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series’ Tyson 250 on Saturday, May 20During NASCAR All-Star Race Weekend at North Wilkesboro Speedway
The history of Tyson brand and North Wilkesboro Speedway started when it sponsored the NASCAR Cup Series race, Tyson Holly Farms 400, between 1990-96. North Wilkesboro All-Star Race weekend will feature a Tyson-branded manual leaderboard
Tyson Foods continues to be involved in the Wilkes County community with over 2,400 members of the team. Nearby operations Monroe, North Carolina?, and Danville, Virginia
Limited quantities of single-day Grandstand Tickets will be available to purchase Wednesday, Feb. 22Tyson 250
CLICK HERE High-resolution logos are available. Also, a rendering is available of the Tyson leaderboard.
NORTH WILKESBORO (N.C.), Feb. 17, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — A familiar name will return to North Wilkesboro Speedway for the track’s first NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race since 1996, with the Tyson® brand serving as the official sponsor of the Tyson 250 on Saturday, May 20, during NASCAR All-Star Race weekend.
Tyson Foods has had a long-standing relationship with North Wilkesboro iconic, five-eighths-mile oval. From 1990 to 1996, the track was known as the Tyson Holly Farms 400 and the Holly Farms 400. This was before Tyson Foods bought Holly Farms. Tyson Foods is still vested in the track’s fall NASCAR Cup Series race. Wilkes County community. It has nearly 2,400 employees. Wilkes County Nearby operations Monroe, North CarolinaOver 1,400 employees are employed by the company. Tyson Foods recently invested $300 million In a state-of the-art poultry processing plant Danville, Virginia. It is expected that the facility will be complete by 2023. This will provide 400 new jobs in the region.
“Given Tyson Foods’ rich history with North Wilkesboro Speedway,” stated the spokesperson. Stephen Silzer, senior marketing director, Tyson brand. “Over the years Tyson Foods has been synonymous with the Wilkes County community through its job growth, economic development, and significant investments in the processing facility, making it an integral component of the Wilkesboro identity. Our company’s mission is to bring people together. This partnership accomplishes that at one of NASCAR’s most historic tracks.
Tyson-North Wilkesboro has relaunched its partnership. It also includes the return of the red-and yellow manual leaderboard. This iconic symbol was synonymous for racing at North Wilkesboro It continued well into the 1980s.
“North Wilkesboro Speedway is a unique place with Tyson Foods. It makes perfect sense that we expand our partnership and Tyson brand sponsorship on NASCAR All-Star Race weekend,” stated Mr. Jessica Fickenscher, executive director of NASCAR All-Star Race North Wilkesboro Speedway. “The Tyson-branded manual leaderboard is North Wilkesboro Even more must-see places to be in May.”
Race enthusiasts looking to feel the thrill of North Wilkesboro can do so on Saturday, May 20The Tyson 250 will be featured, as well as NASCAR All-Star Race Qualifying. A limited number of single-day tickets are available. Feb. 22.
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About Tyson® Brand
In the 1930s John W. Tyson Moved his family to Arkansas He started delivering farm-raised poultry from his truck. Since those humble beginnings, Tyson has grown and found new ways of feeding the nation. While staying true to its original belief, every family deserves high-quality farm-raised poultry on their tables, it continues to grow. The brand’s portfolio of products includes Tyson® Fresh and Frozen Chicken, Tyson Naturals® Chicken, Grilled & Ready® Chicken, Any’tizers® Snacks, Tyson® Air Fried Chicken, Tyson® Chicken Nuggets and Crispy Strips, giving families more to love every day with its vast portfolio of products.
For more information, please visit www.Tyson.com.
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