Georgia-Pacific Renews Sponsorship of Fall Qualifying Night at Atlanta Motor Speedway
Thursday, May 8, 2003
Atlanta Motor Speedway officials announced that Atlanta-based Georgia-Pacific has renewed its title sponsorship of NASCAR Winston Cup¿s Georgia-Pacific Qualifying Night.
Under terms of the new agreement, Georgia-Pacific will continue to back the fall qualifying session. Georgia-Pacific¿s paper towel brand, Brawny, will also sponsor the 150-lap Goody¿s Dash Race following qualifying.
¿As fellow Atlanta residents, we know first-hand what a great job AMS does in presenting top-notch racing entertainment at one of NASCAR¿s premiere tracks, and we¿re very excited to continue our association with Atlanta Motor Speedway,¿ said A.D. ¿Pete¿ Correll, Chairman and CEO of Georgia-Pacific. ¿Georgia-Pacific qualifying under the lights and the intense battle of the Brawny 150 - it should be one of the most exciting nights of racing all year.¿
Georgia-Pacific is one of the world¿s leading manufacturers and distributors of building products, paper, pulp and tissue products. Georgia-Pacific manufactures such common household tissue brands as Brawny, Quilted Northern, Angel Soft, Sparkle, Vanity Fair, Mardi Gras and Dixie. In addition to this event sponsorship, Georgia-Pacific is the primary sponsor of the No. 45 Georgia-Pacific Dodge driven by Kyle Petty in the Winston Cup series.
The nation¿s largest producer of structural wood panels and second-largest producer of lumber and gypsum wallboard, Georgia-Pacific currently employs approximately 61,000 people in over 600 locations in North America and 11 other countries.
The 2003 Georgia-Pacific Qualifying Night and Brawny 150 are slated for Friday, Oct. 24, and tickets are on sale now for just $15. For more information on that or the rest of the weekend¿s activities ¿ including Saturday¿s Aaron¿s 312 Busch race or Sunday¿s Winston Cup race, call Ticketmaster or the Atlanta Motor Speedway ticket office at (770) 946-4211.