Westerman Companies Announces Plan to Sponsor Key Motorsports
May 31, 2007—Westerman Companies and Key Motorsports agreed to partner in four NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series races this year, beginning with the July 14 event at Kentucky Speedway.
Westerman will also serve as the primary sponsor of the #40 Key Motorsports Chevrolet Silverado in the scheduled races at the O'Reily Raceway Park in Indianapolis on July 27, the Nashville Superspeedway in Lebanon, TN, on August 11 and the Martinsville Speedway in Virginia on October 20.
According to a Key Motorsports press release, veteran driver and NCTS champion Mike Bliss will be behind the wheel of the #40 Westerman Companies Chevrolet for the Kentucky and Martinsville races. Team owner Curtis W. Key Sr. will announce his driver selection for the Indianapolis and Nashville events later this season.
Westerman Companies, headquartered in Bremen, OH, manufactures equipment for gears; oil and gas production and storage; industrial tanks; pressure vessels for agriculture, chemical, petrochemical, water and wastewater, storage tanks for enriched uranium hexaflouride storage and transportation; and SCADA/Telemetry systems and controls for communication functions.
"We are very pleased to have a champion driver like Mike Bliss driving us in two of the four races in which we will sponsor Key Motorsports," says Terry McGhee of the Westerman Companies. "We believe this is an excellent beginning for us with NASCAR and the Craftsman Truck Series and it will allow us to entertain our customers and excite our employees at the same time."