Fleetwood RV Presents NASCAR Driver Dale Jarrett With Keys to New 1999 American Heritage Motor Home
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24 April 1999
Fleetwood RV Presents NASCAR Driver Dale Jarrett With Keys to New 1999 American Heritage Motor HomeTALLADEGA, Ala.--April 24, 1999--Pat Terveer, director of sales and design for Fleetwood RV's American Coach Division, presented NASCAR driver Dale Jarrett and his family with the keys to a new 1999 Fleetwood American Heritage during an event held today at the Talladega Superspeedway.
"As a proud sponsor of Dale Jarrett and the Robert Yates Racing Team, Fleetwood RV is pleased to be able to provide the Jarrett family with an American Heritage for use as a convenient home base during race weekends," said Allison Hill, Fleetwood RV's events marketing manager. "Motor homes have proven themselves an essential `life at the track' amenity. RVs allow drivers, crew and staff more family together time during race weekends, and give fans a way to stay at the track in comfort without the hassle of making hotel arrangements and fighting traffic to get to the race."
The luxurious 45-foot American Heritage, manufactured in Decatur, Ind., offers numerous high-end features to be enjoyed by the Jarrett family and other Heritage owners, including: a 450 horsepower Cummins Turbo diesel engine, laminate interior, GPS navigational system and standard luxury leather interior. Other standard amenities include a 12-foot patio awning, hand-held CB radio, 54-inch slide-out storage tray, bathroom suite and spacious galley.
Fleetwood's three-year sponsorship agreement with Jarrett, signed in December 1997, includes the entire family of racers, including father Ned, a two-time NASCAR champion and current sportscaster; and son Jason, a Busch Grand National competitor.
In addition to Fleetwood RV's sponsorship of Jarrett and the Robert Yates Racing Team, Fleetwood supports Motor Racing Outreach, a Christian ministry that works at NASCAR events; sponsors three International Speedway Corp. (ISC) tracks and the Penske-owned California Speedway; and, offers maintenance and service to customers during select races.
Fleetwood RV, a publicly traded Fortune 500 company based in Riverside, Calif., is the world's leading producer of recreational vehicles, having manufactured nearly one in three RVs on the road today. Fleetwood's line of recreational vehicles, which includes motor homes, travel trailers, fifth wheels, truck campers and folding trailers, can be found at more than 1,200 dealers nationwide. Established in 1950, Fleetwood employs more than 18,000 associates at its corporate headquarters and 63 North American facilities. For more information on Fleetwood RV, visit the company's Web site at www.fleetwood.com or call 800/444-4905.