CONCORD, N.C. – Great Clips Inc., the world’s largest salon brand, has joined Hendrick Motorsports as a primary sponsor of the team’s No. 5 Chevrolets with driver Kasey Kahne for three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races in 2013.
Great Clips was Kahne’s co-primary sponsor in the Nov. 4 race at Texas Motor Speedway, marking the company’s first-ever Sprint Cup sponsorship. In 2013, the Minneapolis-based company will be the No. 5 team’s primary sponsor March 17 at Bristol, Tenn., July 28 at Indianapolis and Sept. 22 at Loudon, N.H.
“Kasey Kahne has been such an important member of our Great Clips family since we first sponsored him nearly 10 years ago,” said Terri Miller, vice president of marketing for Great Clips. “To have the opportunity to work with Kasey in the Sprint Cup Series is a very proud moment for all of us. We could not ask for a better partner to take this step with than Hendrick Motorsports, a team that shares our company’s values. At Great Clips, our tagline is ‘It’s gonna be