BUSCH: ST Motorsports No. 59 inks associate sponsor

Bush's Baked Beans joins ST Motorsports as Associate Sponsor. Knoxville, Tenn. (November 21, 2002) - Bush's Baked Beans, America's favorite brand of baked beans, announced plans today to team up with ST Motorsports and driver Stacy Compton for...

Bush's Baked Beans joins ST Motorsports as Associate Sponsor.

Knoxville, Tenn. (November 21, 2002) - Bush's Baked Beans, America's favorite brand of baked beans, announced plans today to team up with ST Motorsports and driver Stacy Compton for the 2003 NASCAR Busch Series Season. Mike Morris, Bush's Baked Beans senior brand manager explained the partnership, "We are extremely excited to be teaming up with Kingsford Charcoal and the other barbecue brands on the #59 car next season. We know that our consumers love NASCAR and this is another way of showing them we appreciate their loyalty. The partnership also gives us new and exciting merchandising ideas for our retail partners during the 2003 grilling season."

Team owner Tad Geschickter commented, "We are the 'Barbeque on wheels' car and we're excited that Bush's Baked Beans is partnering with other barbecue category leaders on our entry next season. Shoppers will be able to get all of their grilling needs met next year by supporting the sponsors of the #59 car - Kingsford Charcoal, KC Masterpiece BBQ Sauce, Hidden Valley Salad Dressing, Johnsonville Sausage, and Bush's Baked Beans. It's fun to see a plan like this come together. Retailers will be impressed with the NASCAR tools available with our program to help jazz up their stores next year."

In 2002, driver Stacy Compton finished his first Busch Series season in 9th place in NASCAR Busch Series points including three runner-up finishes, five top fives, and eleven top tens.

Cookouts taste better with Bush's Baked Beans, America's favorite brand of baked beans. The delicious secret family recipe is available in nine varieties -- Original, Country Style, Onion, Homestyle, Vegetarian, Bold & Spicy, Boston Recipe (available regionally), Barbecue and Maple Cured Bacon. For recipes and more information, visit www.bushbeans.com

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