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April 17, 2013

Factory Value Parts named title sponsor of Nationals

Knoxville — Knoxville Raceway General Manager Brian Stickel announced Wednesday that a major sponsor has been signed for the next three years in regards to the Knoxville Nationals.

Knoxville’s prestigious sprint car nationals will be known for the next three seasons as “The 53rd Annual Factory Value Parts Knoxville Nationals.”

“We’re very happy to have FVP as our sponsor for the Nationals,” Stickel said.

“We’ve been involved with FVP for years now at the track with some of their products, such as Super Clean and Splash,” Stickel commented.

“I’m just happy to have them on board for the next three years,” Stickel said.

For the past three years, Goodyear was the title sponsor for the Knoxville Nationals in August.

Factory Value Parts is headquartered in Eagan, Minn.

The Factory Value Parts Knoxville Nationals will be held this year August 7-10. The winner of the nationals picks up a check of $150,000. The total purse exceeds one million dollars and is the richest sprint car event in the world.

More information expected to be released Thursday. 
 

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