Allegiant Offers Flights To More Than 20 NASCAR Race Markets;
Becomes Presenting Sponsor of NASCAR Goes West on NASCAR.com
Daytona Beach, Fla. (March 3, 2016) — NASCAR and Allegiant Air announced today, during the NASCAR Fuel For Business Council meeting in Las Vegas, a multi-year agreement designating the travel company as the Official Passenger Airline of NASCAR.
The newly forged partnership positions Allegiant as the first-ever “Official Passenger Airline Partner” of the sanctioning body. Allegiant will allow fans to take advantage of its convenient, ultra-low-cost service to enjoy races in more than 20 NASCAR race markets, including NASCAR’s entire west coast series of events in Las Vegas, Phoenix, and Los Angeles.
“We are pleased to partner with a brand that will provide our fans with affordable and convenient travel options to the majority of our race markets,” said Steve Phelps, NASCAR executive vice president and chief marketing officer. “Allegiant is committed to providing our fans an opportunity to make lasting memories at our race events by offering reasonably priced travel accommodations and services.”
In conjunction with the start of NASCAR’s annual west coast swing, Allegiant is the presenting sponsor of NASCAR Goes West on NASCAR.com. NASCAR fans can follow the drivers on their off-track adventures by visiting NASCAR.com/NASCARGoesWest, and on social media using #NASCARGoesWest.
“Allegiant is proud to announce this new partnership with NASCAR and NASCAR Goes West on NASCAR.com,” said Brian Davis, Allegiant vice president of marketing. “We’re incredibly excited to share the convenience and affordability of our service with NASCAR fans across the country, helping them to more easily enjoy their favorite sport.”
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season will continue with the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, March 6 at 3:30 p.m. ET on FOX, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.
The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States. NASCAR consists of three national series (the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series™, NASCAR XFINITY Series™, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™), four regional series, one local grassroots series and three international series. The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. Based in Daytona Beach, Fla., with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe. For more information visit http://www.NASCAR.com and http://www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (’NASCAR’).
Las Vegas-based Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) is focused on linking travelers in small cities to world-class leisure destinations. The company operates a low-cost, high-efficiency, all-jet passenger airline through its subsidiary, Allegiant Air, while also offering other travel-related products such as hotel rooms, rental cars, and attraction tickets. All can be purchased through the company website, Allegiant.com. The company has been named one of America’s 100 Best Small Companies by Forbes Magazine for five consecutive years. In 2014, AVIATION WEEK ranked Allegiant the Top-Performing Airline in North America for the third consecutive year. For downloadable press kit, including photos, visit: http://gofly.us/FiYDS.