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Brett Bodine to Drive #11 Paychex Ford at Daytona 500

5 February 1998

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Brett Bodine will drive the #11 Paychex Ford at the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway, February 15, 1998.

More than 150,000 NASCAR fans are expected to attend this year's Daytona 500. More than 16 million people viewed the 1997 Daytona 500, which will be telecast again on CBS television this year.

Paychex, Inc. is sponsoring the Scandia Bodine Racing team's 1998 NASCAR Winston Cup campaign. Brett Bodine is scheduled to drive the #11 Paychex Ford in 35 NASCAR Winston Cup events this year.

"We begin the 1998 Winston Cup season with renewed enthusiasm," said Brett Bodine. "Teaming up with Paychex has had an extremely positive impact on our crew. There's a lot of excitement at the Scandia Bodine team. We're charged up and ready to win at Daytona."

Paychex, a leading U.S. payroll processor for businesses with 1 to 200 employees, provided payroll checks to more than 3.5 million of its clients' employees in the past year.

"We are excited to be part of NASCAR Winston Cup's 50th anniversary year," said Gene Polisseni, vice president of marketing, Paychex. "This year, NASCAR is targeting more than 200 hours of prime-time television programming. We view NASCAR racing as an exceptional opportunity to put the Paychex brand in front of a diverse, national audience. We're proud to be associated with Brett Bodine."

Since his 1986 debut at the World 600, Brett Bodine has won over $5 million in career NASCAR Winston Cup earnings. Brett has 59 "top ten" finishes in NASCAR events. In 1990, Brett won the NASCAR Winston Cup event at North Wilkesboro and in 1994 he finished second at the Inaugural Brickyard 400.

Paychex, Inc. is a national provider of payroll processing, human resource and benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses. Founded in 1971 and headquartered in Rochester, New York, Paychex serves more than 275,000 clients nationwide. For more information, call 800-322-7292 or visit Paychex' website ( ).

For information on the Scandia Bodine Racing team, call Carolyn Carrier, That's Racin Inc., 704-792-1830.

Paychex is a registered trademark of Paychex, Inc.

SOURCE Paychex, Inc.