Hefty® with PIR for NASCAR Nationwide Series
Hefty® Teams with PIR for November 8 NASCAR Nationwide Series Race
”We are excited to team up with PIR as title sponsor of the Hefty® Odor Block™ 200 to showcase our new waste bags with Hefty® Odor Block™ technology,” said John N. Schwab, senior vice president and general manager, Pactiv Corporation. “This sponsorship also allows the Hefty® brand to extend its presence in auto sports racing and reach thousands of brand-loyal NASCAR enthusiasts who purchase innovative products like Hefty® Ultra Flex™ Tall Kitchen Bags with “Unscented” Odor Block™ technology to simplify their lives.” This sponsorship also enables the Hefty® brand to extend the value of its sponsorship of the No. 24 Hefty® Chevrolet driven by Eric McClure and powered by Front Row Motorsports in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. The No. 24 car is scheduled to participate in the November 8 event. Tickets for the Hefty Odor Block 200 and the remainder of the November NASCAR event weekend at PIR can be purchased online at www.phoenixraceway.com, or over the phone at 1-866-408-RACE (7223). Be a part of it all at PIR!
About the Hefty® brand
The Hefty® brand is one of the nation’s most widely recognized brands. Hefty® brand products include waste bags (e.g., Ultra Flex™ bags, Cinch Sak® bags), slider closure food storage and freezer bags (OneZip® bags), disposable tableware (e.g., EveryDay plates), and disposable cookware (e.g., EZ Foil® brand). For more information about Hefty® products, visit www.heftybrands.com.
About Pactiv Corporation
Pactiv Corporation (NYSE: PTV) is a leader in the consumer and foodservice/food packaging markets it serves. With 2007 sales of $3.3 billion, Pactiv derives more than 80 percent of its sales from market sectors in which it holds the No. 1 or No. 2 market-share position. Pactiv’s Hefty® brand products include waste bags, slider storage bags, disposable tableware, and disposable cookware. Pactiv’s foodservice/food packaging offering is one of the broadest in the industry, including both custom and stock products in a variety of materials. For more information, visit www.pactiv.com.
Past NASCAR Nationwide Series Winners at PIR
|November 6, 1999||Jeff Gordon|
|November 4, 2000||Jeff Burton|
|October 27, 2001||Greg Biffle|
|November 9, 2002||Scott Wimmer|
|November 1, 2003||Bobby Hamilton Jr.|
|November 6, 2004||Jamie McMurray|
|April 22, 2005||Greg Biffle|
|November 12, 2005||Carl Edwards|
|April 21, 2006||Kevin Harvick|
|November 11, 2006||Matt Kenseth|
|April 20, 2007||Clint Bowyer|
|November 10, 2007||Kyle Busch|
|April 11, 2008||Kyle Busch|
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