Pontiac named presenting sponsor at Atlanta

Pontiac Presenting Sponsor of Summit Racing Equipment Southern Nationals. COMMERCE, Ga. April 23, 2002 -Pontiac, the "excitement division" at General Motors, is proud to announce a multi-year agreement that will make it the presenting sponsor...

Pontiac Presenting Sponsor of Summit Racing Equipment Southern Nationals.

COMMERCE, Ga. April 23, 2002 -Pontiac, the "excitement division" at General Motors, is proud to announce a multi-year agreement that will make it the presenting sponsor for the Summit Racing Equipment Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway on May 2 -5.

"With our role as presenting sponsor of the Summit Racing Equipment Southern Nationals, Pontiac continues to expand its presence in NHRA drag racing," said Fred Simmonds, GM Racing marketing manager of drag racing. "The Summit Racing Equipment Southern Nationals is just another example of Pontiac's legacy of power, performance and excitement, and of our commitment to the growth of the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series."

With 106 national-event victories since 1970, Pontiac is the most successful manufacturer in NHRA Pro Stock competition. This season, Grand Am drivers are aiming to capture Pontiac's seventh consecutive NHRA Manufacturer's Cup.

Pontiac has been the Official Car of the NHRA since 1996 providing sponsorship support for the series and vehicles for administrative and on-site personnel.

Pontiac is also the title sponsor for the 38th annual Pontiac Excitement Nationals presented by Summit Racing on June 13 - 16 at National Trail Raceway in Columbus, Ohio. Pontiac has been the title sponsor for this event since 1996.

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