Charlotte Motor Speedway To Host NASCAR XFINITY Series Hisense 300 In May

Charlotte Motor Speedway To Host NASCAR XFINITY Series Hisense 300 In May

by February 28, 2015 0 comments

Photo Credit: Charlotte Motor Speedway PR

By: Hunter Thomas
Twitter: @HunterThomas08

HAMPTON, Ga. – Charlotte Motor Speedway announced on Saturday morning at Atlanta Motor Speedway that the NASCAR XFINITY Series race on Saturday, May 23 will be named the Hisense 300.

Hisense is a consumer electronics manufacture based out of China. Established in 2001, Hisense has quickly become the No. 2 ultra-high definition manufacturer in the world. The manufacture is sponsoring the Hisense 250 this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway, so the partnership with Charlotte Motor Speedway will be its second venture in sponsoring a NASCAR event.

“Charlotte Motor Speedway has a history of innovation and enhancing the fan experience,” said Marcus Smith, president and general manager of Charlotte Motor Speedway. “Hisense is a partner that will bring NASCAR fans to the edge of their seats with their high-definition technology and incredible home entertainment experience. We look forward to introducing them to more race fans on Memorial Day Weekend at the NASCAR XFINITY Series Hisense 300.”

In addition to the partnership with Charlotte Motor Speedway, Hisense will also sponsor Denny Hamlin’s No. 20 Toyota Camry in the NASCAR XFINITY Series at Richmond International Raceway on Friday, April 24 and at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday, August 21. The sponsorship with Joe Gibbs Racing’s No. 20 NASCAR XFINITY Series team will be the first partnership for Hisense on the team side of the sport.

“We’re proud to have Hisense partner with JGR for two races on our No. 20 NASCAR XFINITY Series Toyota Camry,” Joe Gibbs said. “Hisense is a respected global brand and we look forward to having them become further engrained into our sport with our driver Denny Hamlin behind the wheel.”

For more information on tickets for the Hisense 300, as well as for all of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series action at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the month of May, visit or call 1-800-455-FANS (3267).

Hunter Thomas
Hunter Thomas is a journalist who grew up in Darlington, S.C. His first motorsports-based endeavor was working as the Public Relations Director at Dillon Motor Speedway in Dillon, S.C., and his journalism start came while he was freelancing at his hometown newspaper, the News & Press while in college.

Hunter has been working within the NASCAR industry since 2010, and throughout the years, he has done everything from PR/Marketing for drivers and teams in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, to working at Rockingham Speedway. As a journalist, Hunter has covered everything from regional short tracks to NASCAR, ARCA Racing Series, World of Outlaws, Red Bull Global Rallycross, NHRA and much more.

Follow Hunter Thomas on Twitter by following, @HunterThomas08

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