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The No. 24 Chevrolet driven by Jeff Gordon will no longer feature the name DuPont. While the official news came on Tuesday it had been months in the making. Jeff Gordon won the season finale at Homestead last season, it will forever mark the final race with DuPont on his car. That is not to say that Jeff Gordon is losing sponsorship. The DuPont paint division has been rebranded as Axalta Coating Sytems. Axalta will sponsor Gordon’s car in 14 Sprint Cup races during the 2013 season. “While these are big changes for us, our commitment to the No. 24 team, Jeff Gordon and NASCAR remains the same,” said John McCool, president, Axalta Coating Systems. “We are proud to continue our sponsorship of the No. 24 team and Jeff Gordon in 2013. Gordon has won 87 Cup races and four series titles since joining the series in 1992. “We may have a new name on the No. 24 Chevrolet SS in 2013, but it’s the same core group that I’ve enjoyed working with for more than 20 years,” Gordon said. “We’ve had suc...
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It turns out that Jeff Gordon’s last time with the Dupont brand on his car, resulted in a victory at Homestead-Miami Speedway in the final race of 2012. Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical
A long time partnership for Jeff Gordon is coming to an end — kind of. At the same time a new sponsorship opportunity has been found for...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Carlyle Group, one of the world’s largest and most successful investment firms with a portfolio of businesses that includes Hertz Rental Car, Allison Transmission and Dunkin’ Donuts, has acquired DuPont’s paint business. Although the people, products and technologies will remain the same, the paint business, which sponsors the No. 24 Chevrolet of Hendrick...
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