It was already announced in October that Quicken Loans will be the primary sponsor on Ryan Newman's No. 39 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet in 18 races in 2013. That is up from nine races that Quicken Loans sponsored in 2012. On Wednesday it was announced that four other companies will also return to sponsor Newman's effort as well.
WIX Filters will sponsor Newman in three races, March 24 at Auto Club Speedway, July 14 at New Hampshire, and October 20 at Talladega. Outback Steakhouse will also sponsor Newman in three races, April 27 at Richmond, July 6 at Daytona, and November 3 at Texas.
Aspen Dental will be on the No. 39 car for the All-Star Race on May 18 at Charlotte and Watkins Glen on August 11. Finally, Code 3 Associates will sponsor Newman at both Kansas races on April 21 and October 6.
All of those sponsorship announcements only add up to 28 races. Since one of them is the All-Star event that still leaves nine points paying races that the No. 39 car will need to find sponsorship for. It just goes to show how tough it is to find full sponsorship right now in NASCAR.Tags: Code 3 Associates, Motorsports, NASCAR, Outback Steakhouse, Quicken Loans, Ryan Newman, Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet