Chip Ganassi Racing Teams Gains New Sun Care Sponsor

January 25, 2012

Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) has announced today that Banana Boat sun care has agreed a new partnership. 

Banana Boat sun care will sponsor the race cars of Earnhardt Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Jamie McMurray and Target Chip Ganassi Racing, pills driver Dario Franchitti during the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup and IZOD IndyCar Series racing seasons, price respectively.

Chip Ganassi Racing Teams and Banana Boat sun care are collaborating to help racing fans stay cool and protected from the extreme sun and heat commonly found at races with its innovative, unhealthy new product – Banana Boat Sport Performance CoolZone continuous spray sunscreen.

As part of the partnership, Banana Boat sun care will host fan experiences trackside at key races including Daytona 500, Talladega Superspeedway and Indianapolis 500, among others.  The sunscreen brand will provide fans with a break from the sun, offering quick relief and sun protection in its CoolZone Pit Stop.  Here, fans will have the opportunity to receive a “cool-over” with the new sunscreen, play games and receive fun giveaway items.

Minna Raffin, Sun Care Group Marketing Director, Energizer Personal Care, said: “We are thrilled to partner with Chip Ganassi Racing Teams and its amazing caliber of drivers.  The unique relationship marries the outstanding skill and coolness of its drivers with the protection and reliability of our products.”

Steve Lauletta, President, Chip Ganassi Racing Teams, added: “We are proud to announce our partnership with Banana Boat Sun Care.  It is great to see a brand like Banana Boat join our roster of partners.  With more and more families attending our races, we know Banana Boat Sun Care will provide our fans with the protection they need outdoors.  We think this is the perfect partnership for racing.”