CARQUEST signs John Andretti as spokesman

RALEIGH, NC (January 31, 2001)--– NASCAR Winston Cup driver and CARQUEST Store Owner John Andretti will be an official spokesman for CARQUEST Auto Parts in 2001. Andretti, driver of the ...

RALEIGH, NC (January 31, 2001)--– NASCAR Winston Cup driver and CARQUEST Store Owner John Andretti will be an official spokesman for CARQUEST Auto Parts in 2001. Andretti, driver of the #43 Richard Petty Enterprises Dodge Intrepid, recently concluded filming a CARQUEST Auto Parts TV advertisement that will debut during the Daytona 500 pre-race show on Fox TV. Andretti will be featured in CARQUEST advertising, along with carry a CARQUEST logo on his driving suit’s sleeve.

"I’m excited to be part of it," commented Andretti. "My relationship with CARQUEST started way before this and it ties in a lot of things."

Andretti is co-owner with Rollie Helmling of a CARQUEST Auto Parts Store in Vincennes, Indiana. Andretti and Helmling also own the CARQUEST Silver Bullet team, which competes with driver Bud Kaeding in USAC Coors Light Silver Bullet Series.

CARQUEST Corporation began 27 years ago with 100 auto parts stores. Today there are nearly 4,000 CARQUEST Auto Parts stores across North America. CARQUEST supplies the professional automotive service repair industry as well as do-it-yourselfers with replacement parts, tools and equipment. For more information, please visit www.CARQUEST.com.

CARQUEST, in all CAPS, is a registered trademark.

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Series Automotive , Monster Energy NASCAR Cup
Drivers John Andretti , Richard Petty , Bud Kaeding