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Auto-Owners Insurance expands sponsorship of Martin Truex Jr.'s team

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles' Southern 500

DARLINGTON, SC - SEPTEMBER 04: Martin Truex, Jr., driver of the #78 Auto-Owners Insurance Toyota, races during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on September 4, 2016 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

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Auto-Owners Insurance is doubling the number of races it will sponsor Martin Truex Jr. in 2017 and ’18.

Auto-Owners Insurance sponsored Truex for three races this past season. The company will sponsor Truex in six races in each of the next two races.

The six races Auto-Owners Insurance will sponsor Truex in 2017 are Kansas Speedway (May 13), Michigan International Speedway (June 18), Indianapolis Motor Speedway (July 23), Richmond International Raceway (Sept. 9), Charlotte Motor Speedway (Oct. 7) and Phoenix International Raceway (Nov. 12).
“Teaming up with Furniture Row Racing has been an outstanding fit for Auto-Owners, and we are excited to continue our partnership for the 2017 and 2018 seasons,” said Mary Pierce, senior vice president of marketing and sales at Auto-Owners, in a statement. “Martin and the No. 78 team have pioneered their way to excellence at the highest level of NASCAR. We truly admire their hard work and consistency, and look forward to being a part of their continued success.”

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