TC Daily Pit Stop: AJ and Tara Allmendinger Welcome First Child; Ryan Ellis Secures New Partner for Bristol; Weatherman Scores Sponsorship for Kansas
TC Daily Pit Stop: Friday, September 8th, 2023
AJ Allmendinger and his wife Tara Allmendinger have officially welcomed their first child, Aero James Allmendinger, into the world, the NASCAR Cup Series driver officially announced on Thursday.
Aero James Allmendinger, who had an original due date of August 7th, came roughly a month later than expected, but according to Allmendinger, his son was officially born at 11:31 AM ET on Thursday, September 7th.
Allmendinger says that mother and child are doing, “amazing,” and he thanked everyone for being so positive through the entire process.
Diamond Door, a subsidiary of ASSA ABLOY, will serve as the primary sponsor of Ryan Ellis and Alpha Prime Racing for the NASCAR Xfinity Series event at Bristol Motor Speedway, the driver announced on Thursday.
“I’m really excited to welcome Diamond Door to NASCAR, especially at a venue as prestigious as Bristol,” said Ellis. “The partnership is a phenomenal fit with so many NASCAR fans working in the transportation industry. I’m really looking forward to meeting the Diamond Door team at the upcoming race. The racecar looks amazing, and I know it’ll shine under the lights of the “The Last Great Colosseum”! We’re really hoping to deliver a great event on and off the track for the Diamond Door group, with hopes to grow this partnership into 2024.”
Tweaker Energy will partner with Kyle Weatherman and DGM Racing for the NASCAR Xfinity Series event at Kansas, the organization announced on Thursday. The brand, which has sponsored several NASCAR entries over the years, is excited to return to sponsorship in NASCAR’s National Series.
“I can’t wait to see Tweaker Energy on a race car again,” Paul Marsh, the Senior Vice President of Sales for Tweaker Energy said in a press release. “And I am looking forward to a great race as we get the chance to showcase our brand and build connections with the loyal fans who love NASCAR. As we make our return to the sport, we couldn’t be more energized to join forces with Kyle Weatherman and DGM Racing.”
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