Welcome, N.C. (September 19, 2018) – Richard Petty Motorsports and World Wide Technology (WWT), a market-leading technology solution provider, announced today that WWT will be the primary sponsor of Bubba Wallace and the No. 43 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 team this weekend at the Richmond (Va.) Raceway. WWT is the official Technology and Analytics Partner of Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM).
WWT will pick up the additional race to support the team, now sponsoring three of the final nine races of the season. Wallace Jr. heads to the track where he has one win in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and two Top-10 finishes in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. He made his Cup debut at the track earlier this year and finished 25th. He’s looking forward to once again racing the WWT colors.
“We’re having a lot of fun getting to know everyone at World Wide Technology and all their partners,” said Wallace Jr. “Everyone is really behind the program and they actually get to work on it. They are currently building a platform for us that will allow us to streamline and quickly analyze all the data that we collect during a race weekend. It’s great they’ll be back on the car this weekend and are supporting my rookie season.”
WWT will also sponsor Wallace Jr. at the Charlotte Motor Speedway on September 30 and at the Dover International Speedway on October 7. The No. 43 car and team will bear the WWT branding and Silicon Valley in St. Louis message at all the primary races.
WWT helps organizations across a range industries to survive and thrive the digital disruption that surrounds them. WWT’s innovative ecosystem, known as the Advanced Technology Center, brings together hundreds of technology companies, from Silicon Valley heavyweights to emerging tech players, to test out and integrate technology solutions for customers – cutting technology evaluation from months to weeks, sometimes days, and producing game-changing results. WWT complements the ATC with 500 agile application developers who build digital experiences for customers, as well as big data solutions, advanced analytics and artificial intelligence that help customers turn data into business value.
About Richard Petty Motorsports
A performance and marketing driven company, Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM), co-owned by NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty and successful business entrepreneur Andrew Murstein, is one of the most recognized brands in all of motorsports. RPM is the winningest team in NASCAR Cup history with 273 wins and has business partnerships with national and global leaders. Today the race operation fields the famed No. 43 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series with driver Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. The team is headquartered in Welcome, N.C. and is supported by primary partners Click n’ Close, STP, United States Air Force and World Wide Technology.
For additional information, news and the latest updates, please visit www.richardpettymotorsports.com or connect with RPM on Facebook (Richard Petty Motorsports), Twitter (@RPMotorsports) or Instagram (@richardpettymotorsports).
About World Wide Technology
World Wide Technology (WWT) is a technology solution provider with more than $10 billion in annual revenue that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions to large public and private organizations around the globe. While most companies talk about delivering business and technology outcomes, WWT does it. Based in St. Louis, WWT employs more than 4,600 people and operates over 2 million square feet of warehousing, distribution and integration space in more than 20 facilities throughout the world.
For more information about World Wide Technology, visit www.wwt.com.