Bill Romanowski, who played 16 seasons in the NFL, has signed on as a minority-owner of Swan Racing, a fulltime competitor in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The retired NFL star joins forces with upstart team owner Brandon Davis, who is leading Swan into its first full racing season. Romanowski's health supplement company, Nutrition53, also signed on as a team sponsor and will be the primary sponsor for ten races on the No. 30 Toyota driven by David Stremme. Nutrition53 will have an associate sponsor position on the car for the other 26 races.
"I am thrilled to jump into the NASCAR world as a part owner and as a sponsor," said Romanowski. "Brandon has a vision for how to build a championship contender and I'm eager to be part of it."
"I'm also excited about the integration of Nutrition53 products with NASCAR nation. As Americans are relentlessly attempting to embrace healthier lifestyles, Nutrition53 can help NASCAR fans, drivers, crew and media promote weight loss, memory improvement and rejuvenation through better sleep," said Romanowski.
Romanowski started in an astounding 243 consecutive games – highlighted by 5 Super Bowl appearances as a linebacker – and was selected twice to the Pro Bowl. He played for the San Francisco 49ers, 1988-1993; Philadelphia Eagles, 1994-1995; Denver Broncos, 1996-2001; and Oakland Raiders, 2002-2003.
Romanowski is founder and CEO of Nutrition53, which markets a line of supplemental health drinks and vitamins developed by a team of doctors, scientists and nutritionists to help with weight loss, energy, mental performance and sleep. The products include:
"I'm getting on the Lean1 and Neuro1 programs starting immediately," said Stremme. "Physical and mental fitness is definitely part of success on the track. I'm looking forward to making Nutrition53 products part of my daily routine."
Nutrition53's Lean1 nutrition shake will be the primary sponsor for Swan's pit crew. The Lean1 pit crew will be the leanest, meanest, fittest pit crew in NASCAR.
Nutition53 will be featured on the No. 30 Toyota as the primary sponsor for 10 Sprint Cup races in 2013, which include: Texas (April 13), Charlotte (May 26 and October 12), Pocono (June 9 and August 4), Sonoma (June 23), Daytona (July 6), New Hampshire (July 14 and September 22), and Atlanta (September 1).
"Nutrition53 products will be used by the Swan Racing team to help them compete at a consistently high level for the full length of the grueling NASCAR schedule," said Romanowski.
Swan Racing is a stock-car racing team that competes fulltime in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The team is owned by oil and gas executive Brandon Davis and former NFL linebacker Bill Romanowski.