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NASCAR finds Fortune in marketing partners

NASCAR finds Fortune in marketing partners

As the Confederate flag swirls above them controversially, NASCAR officials look up and see sunny skies. And a touch of green. Business is good. Read the news: Fifth Third Bank signed on as the official bank of Daytona International Speedway on Tuesday, a multi-year deal exclusive of its established partnership with Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Fifth Third, which is ranked 416th in the latest Fortune 500 listing, reflects a nice uptick for NASCAR when it comes to recruiting companies that defy the beef-jerky and beer stereotypes. A new analysis that will be released by NASCAR shows that more than one-in-four Fortune 500 companies use NASCAR as part of their marketing package. The number of...