Huntersville, N.C. (September 12, 2017) – The No. 23 Toyota Camry will have a unique look for the Chicagoland Speedway race, courtesy of returning sponsor Jewel-Osco. The grocery store chain and their red monster mascot, JOJO, will be on board Corey LaJoie’s Toyota for the Tales of the Turtles 400.
“With 187 stores in Illinois, Indiana and Iowa, Jewel-Osco is committed to its support of local events like the ‘big race’ in Joliet, Illinois,” said Anthony Suggs, Vice President of Marketing and Merchandising. “The company is also proud to partner with an up-and-coming racer like Corey LaJoie. His drive, dedication, and impressive credentials are a reflection of the strong work ethic that has been representative of Jewel-Osco for 118 years.”
“I can’t thank Jewel-Osco enough for continuing to sponsor BK Racing, and for giving me this awesome paint scheme,” said LaJoie. “JOJO looks really cool on the side of the car. Hopefully he’ll bring me some luck for my first race at Chicagoland Speedway.”
“We are very excited to have Jewel-Osco on the No. 23 car in Chicago,” said Ron Devine, owner of BK Racing. “We have partnered with them in the past, and we look forward to a successful weekend. Jewel-Osco is a great partner and we’re very excited to be with them again.”
A leading Midwest food and drug retailer, Jewel-Osco has been serving the community for more than 100 years. The company operates 187 stores in Illinois, Indiana, and Iowa. With a commitment to customer service, the freshest meat and produce, and the value customers deserve – each store is tailored to the neighborhood it serves.
About BK Racing
BK Racing is a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Toyota Racing team headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. The team was founded in 2012 after owners Ron Devine and Wayne Press acquired Red Bull Racing. BK Racing’s staff of highly skilled mechanics and engineers fields the No. 23 & 83 entries in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series as a Toyota Racing team. The 2017 season will be BK Racing’s 6th consecutive full-time season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Follow us on Twitter @BKRacing_2383, Facebook, and Instagram @bkracing_2383. Visit us at BKRacingTeam.com