||Zippo 200 Logo Modified
for Fifth Anniversary
( Zippo Click / 2.19.2009
It has been
five short years since Zippo began racing down the back stretch and
winding through the inner loop during the Zippo 200 NASCAR Nationwide
Series race at Watkins Glen International.
2009 will mark the fifth anniversary of the Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen.
Zippo has revamped theZippo 200 logo Zippo 200 logo, for this year
only, to commemorate the Five Year milestone.
Zippo has committed to continue the Nationwide series race sponsorship through 2010.
Some of NASCAR racing’s top names have reached Gatorade Victory
Lane following the Zippo 200; Ryan Newman, Kurt Busch, Kevin Harvick,
and Marcos Ambrose.
The Zippo 200 has also had a notable list of Grand Marshals, including
Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly, Miss America 2006
Jennifer Berry, Zippo President and CEO Greg Booth, and Buffalo Bills
tight end Kevin Everett.Last year, in addition to title sponsorship of
the Nationwide series race, Zippo also sponsored the D’Hondt
Motorsports #92 Zippo BLU™ car driven by Kyle Busch.
The race car was decked out in Zippo BLU™ and came in a close
second to Marcos Ambrose in one of the most exciting races in Zippo 200
history. The green flag will drop on this year’s Zippo 200 on
Saturday, August 8, followed by the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at The
Glen Sunday, August 9. Like Zippo, Watkins Glen International is a
legend in its own. Please visit TheGlen.com for more information about