Daytona24: Spirit of Daytona Racing pre-race notes

Spirit of Daytona Racing to Promote Boy Scouts of America at Rolex 24 At Daytona Daytona Beach, FL 24 January 09 -- The Spirit of Daytona Racing No. 09 Porsche V8-powered Coyote will sport signage from Boy Scouts of America as the team kicks...

Spirit of Daytona Racing to Promote Boy Scouts of America at Rolex 24 At Daytona

Daytona Beach, FL 24 January 09 -- The Spirit of Daytona Racing No. 09 Porsche V8-powered Coyote will sport signage from Boy Scouts of America as the team kicks off the 2009 Rolex Sports Car Series season with a run at the famed Rolex 24 At Daytona this weekend. A trio of motorcycle champions in Jeff Ward, Scott Russell, and Jason Pridmore will share the driving duties with established sports car ace Guy Cosmo as the team looks to score success a the World Center of Racing.

The Boy Scout logo will be prominently placed on the front of the No. 09 entry as the 47th running of the twice around the clock classic opens with live coverage on Fox channel starting at 3:00 PM ET on Saturday.

Forged by Sullivan Worldwide Marketing Group, the partnership between Spirit of Daytona Racing and the Boy Scouts of America is focused on creating a series of opportunities to promote Scouting in a dynamic new environment.

"We are proud to have an organization like the Boy Scouts of America join with us for the Rolex 24, and we'd like nothing more than to get the chance to continue to develop this relationship even further," said team owner Troy Flis. "Scouting represents some truly important values and skills for our youth, and we are hoping to bring them a strong result this weekend."

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