The UniFirst No. 9 Chevy, Driv
WILMINGTON, Mass., May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — UniFirst’s #9 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE Driven by 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Champion Chase Elliotwill be on track for his second appearance of the 2022 season at the AdventHealth 400 on Sunday May 15at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. The race starts at 3 p.m. EDT and will be televised on FOX Sports 1 (FS1).
UniFirst Corporation(New York Stock Exchange: UNF, Financial), a North American leader in the supply of custom business uniform programs, installation services products, and first aid and safety services, is again the No. 9 Hendrick team’s primary sponsor. Motorsports for multiple races during the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season. UniFirst also continues to be the official workwear supplier to Hendrick Motorsports, supplying workwear and uniforms to the team, as well as its sister company, Hendrick Automotive Group.
The 2022 NASCAR season marks the sixth year of UniFirst’s multi-year partnership with Hendrick Motorsports, and the third year of sponsorship of the company by Elliott and the No. 9 team.
The all-new UniFirst Chevrolet made its season debut on March 14 at Phoenix Raceway, with Elliott leading 50 laps en route to finishing in 11e square.
After a 2021 campaign where Elliott finished in the top 10 in each of his three races at the wheel of the #9 UniFirst Chevy, UniFirst and Hendrick Motorsports have presented a redesigned design of the #9 UniFirst Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for the 2022 season. The dynamic new paint scheme features the company’s signature green color and racing-inspired black and white contrasts. The #9 Chevrolet UniFirst has also been upgraded to the new Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 design, which offers several visual upgrades like new 18-inch aluminum wheels, a new aerodynamic hood, and a redesigned side skirt.
Elliott and the No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports racing team will also sport fire suits that complement the new UniFirst car design and feature the company’s color and logo.
“Chase Elliot and Hendrick Motorsports have provided so many thrills to their UniFirst fans over the past few years,” said David Katz, executive vice president of sales and marketing for UniFirst. “We’re looking forward to another great run from Chase and the entire No. 9 team this Sunday.”
Elliott, who was voted NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver of 2021 for the fourth consecutive year, currently sits atop the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series standings and earned his first win of the season earlier this month at Dover Motor Speedway. In 12 races in 2022, the Hendrick Motorsports driver has one victory, nine top 10s and 349 laps led. He has had great racing success at Kansas Speedway throughout his career, earning a victory at the track in 2018. He also compiled six top-five finishes in Kansasincluding a fifth place finish in May at the wheel of the #9 Chevy UniFirst.
“I am delighted to be back behind the wheel of the UniFirst Chevy this weekend at Kansas“, Elliott said. “We had a great run there last spring with UniFirst on the car. Hopefully we can confirm that with an even better finish on Sunday.”
UniFirst’s final race of the 2022 NASCAR season will be held at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday August 7at 3 p.m. EDTtelevised on NBC.
Based at Wilmington, Mass., UniFirst Corporation (NYSE: UNF) is a North American leader in the supply and maintenance of uniform and workwear programs, as well as the delivery of facility services programs. Along with its subsidiaries, the company also provides first aid and safety products, and operates specialty apparel programs for cleanrooms and nuclear industries. UniFirst manufactures its own workwear, protective clothing and floor care products; and with 260 points of service, more than 300,000 customer locations and 14,000 employed team partners, the company equips more than 2 million workers each working day. For more information, contact UniFirst at 800.455.7654 or visit UniFirst.com.
About Hendrick Motorsports
Founded by Rick Hendrick in 1984, Hendrick Motorsports was the winningest team in NASCAR Cup Series history. At the highest level of the sport, the organization holds all-time records in all major statistical categories, including championships (14), paid race wins (280) and laps led (nearly 75,000). . He has won at least one race victory in a record 37 different seasons, including an active streak of 36 in a row (1986-2021). Team enters four full-time Chevrolet Camaro ZL1s in NASCAR Cup Series with Drivers Alex Bowman, William Byron, Chase Elliot and Kyle Larson. Based on over 100 acres at Concord, North Carolina, Hendrick Motorsports employs approximately 600 people. For more information, visit HendrickMotorsports.com or interact on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
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