Richard Petty Motorsports Ink New Sponsorship Deal for Erik Jones

Published 11/25/2021, 8:15 AM EST
DAYTONA BEACH, FL – FEBRUARY 20, 1983:Nascar Driver Richard Petty in action in the STP #43 car during the Nascar Winston Cup Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona, FL. Petty finished 38th in the race. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)


Earlier today, there was great news for the Richard Petty Motorsports team. As it turns out, the organization has just struck a multi-year partnership with FOCUSfactor. According to reports, the company will take on the role of the primary partner of the #43 Next-Gen Chevrolet of Erik Jones. However, the brand will only be present on the car for 26 events during the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season.

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“NASCAR represents a very rich opportunity for FOCUSfactor,” Synergy CHC Corp chairman Jack Ross said. “To be partnered with Richard Petty Motorsports, and their rich history of excellence, is an amazing opportunity for the FOCUSfactor brand. Having Erik Jones, a proven NASCAR Cup Series winner, and one of NASCAR’s most talented young drivers, behind-the-wheel of our FOCUSfactor Next Gen Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is something we are incredibly excited about.”

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Richard Petty Motorsports is eagerly waiting for the new season

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RPM CEO Brian Moffitt declared that the outfit is anxious for the 2022 season to commence. A large part of this eagerness is down to the impending debut of the Next Gen car. However, the arrival of the FOCUSfactor gives the organisation another thing to look forward to.

DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 08: Erik Jones, driver of the #20 DEWALT Toyota, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Cup Series 62nd Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

According to their contract, the #43 Chevrolet will link up with the brand at several tracks. This includes the LA Memorial Coliseum, DAYTONA 500, and the All-Star Race at the Texas Motor Speedway. Additionally, the company logo will feature on Erik Jones’ Richard Petty Motorsports suit, crew apparel and on the pit box.

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Even Jones was thrilled to partner FOCUSfactor at Richard Petty Motorsports. He believes that the brand and the team can support each other for the coming season. According to the driver, RPM has made a lot of leaps and bounds, especially in the last few months of the 2021 season. Now, the driver and team will be hoping to get stronger in the new season, especially with the Next Gen debut.

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Dhruv George

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Dhruv George is a senior Motorsports author for EssentiallySports, having authored nearly 12000 articles spanning different sports like F1, NASCAR, Tennis, NFL, and eSports. He graduated with a PG Diploma in Journalism from the Xavier Institute of Communications. Dhruv has also conducted interviews with F1 driver Pierre Gasly and Moto2 rider Tony Arbolino.

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