January 7, 2015

Richard Petty Motorsports Forms Partnership with northAmerican Van Lines

Richard Petty Motorsports Forms Partnership with northAmerican Van Lines


Named Official Moving Partner of Richard Petty Motorsports

\r\n \r\n\r\nMOORESVILLE, N.C. (January 7, 2014) – northAmerican Van Lines has been named the “Official Moving Partner for Richard Petty Motorsports” for the 2015 and 2016 race seasons. northAmerican has been helping people move since 1933 and they’ll add “The King” Richard Petty to their list of clientele. Richard Petty Motorsports has partnered with the moving company to assist with their relocation to their new racing facility in Mooresville, N.C. from a facility in Concord, N.C.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n“When we started to plan our move our first task was to find a moving company,” said Sammy Johns, Director of Competition for Richard Petty Motorsports. “It was an easy choice for us to work with northAmerican. Their reputation for their commercial and residential moving services is second to none. We’re excited to move into a bigger and better facility, which will help us improve our level of competition, and we’re proud to have northAmerican as part of that process. They’ve made it simple and easy for us, which allows us to focus on what’s important, and that’s preparing for our 2015 racing season.”\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nAs part of the partnership, northAmerican will be an associate sponsor on the team’s Xfinity Series program. The sponsorship platform allows the company to showcase their commercial and residential moving services throughout key markets on the NASCAR circuit.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nThe moving services company will also provide behind-the-scenes exclusives centered on moving The King and his race shop.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n“As a leader in the moving services industry, northAmerican Van Lines is honored to be selected as the ‘Official Mover of Richard Petty Motorsports’, entrusting us to move their race shop and specialized equipment integral to the development of their racecars,” said Andy Kroll, Vice President and General Manager of northAmerican Van Lines. “We are excited by the opportunity to support a well-respected racing organization.”\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nAbout North American Van Lines, Inc.\r\n\r\nNorth American Van Lines, Inc., established in 1933, is a wholly owned subsidiary of SIRVA Inc., a leader in providing relocation solutions to a well-established and diverse customer base around the world. The moving company, with headquarters in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and more than 500 agents worldwide, handles corporate, government, military and private relocations, and operates in the U.S., Canada and more than 100 countries worldwide.  Information on North American Van Lines (U.S. DOT No. 070851) can be found on the Internet at www.northamerican.com.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nAbout Richard Petty Motorsports\r\n\r\nA performance and marketing driven company, Richard Petty Motorsports, co-owned by\r\n\r\nNASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty and successful business entrepreneur Andrew Murstein, is one of the most recognized brands in all of motorsports. With a history of over 200 wins and business partnerships with national and global leaders, today the race operation fields two teams in competition in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Aric Almirola pilots the famous No. 43 Ford Fusion with primary partners Smithfield Foods, U.S. Air Force, STP, Strike Ten Entertainment and Fresh From Florida, and Sam Hornish, Jr. drives the No. 9 machine with primary partner Twisted Tea. In addition, Dakoda Armstrong wheels the No. 43 WinField Ford Mustang full-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. The team is headquartered in Mooresville, N.C.\r\n\r\n \r\n