Richard Petty Motorsports announces six-race sponsor for Darrell Wallace Jr.
World Wide Technology will sponsor Darrell Wallace Jr.'s No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Chevrolet for six races as part of a partnership with the team, it was announced Tuesday.
World Wide Technology will sponsor Wallace at Kansas (May 12), Sonoma (June 24), Indianapolis (Sept. 9), Las Vegas (Sept. 16), Charlotte (Sept. 30) and Dover (Oct. 7).
World Wide Technology will provide data analytics consulting and technology solutions to help improve the team’s performance. World Wide Technology will embed a team of its data scientists within the organization and use analysis of sensor, environmental and other data to optimize the team’s performance on the track.
“Technology is always changing in our sport,’' said Brian Moffitt, chief executive officer for Richard Petty Motorsports, in a statement. “The amount of data available and collected by teams during test sessions and race weekends is staggering and could be overwhelming. Our partnership with World Wide Technology will help ensure our team maximizes the knowledge available in this collection of data so we stay ahead of what’s happening in our sport.’'
With the announcement, RPM is looking for a primary sponsor for 8-10 races this season.