Jimmie Johnson had a tough 2018 season, lacking out on the NASCAR playoffs and shedding longtime sponsor Lowe’s for subsequent 12 months, however he’s discovered a literal ally to assist him get again on monitor.
Ally Monetary introduced on Sunday that it signed a two-season deal to sponsor the 43-year-old as he chases an elusive eighth NASCAR Cup championship.
Group proprietor Rick Hendrick instructed NBC Sports activities that it “seems like Christmas.”
It’s so vital to have a sponsor that’s going to be on all of the automobiles for each race for 2 years. You realize, Jimmie deserves that.
Because the proprietor of many automobile dealerships, Hendrick has a longstanding relationship with Ally, which offers financing for showrooms and automobile patrons.
“I am not finished but. Hendrick is not finished. Ally is able to get in there and get to work and promote our sport to a degree that hasn’t seen, and I am the fortunate man who will get to drive the automobiles,” Johnson stated on Sunday. “I am very enthusiastic about my future, Hendrick’s future, Ally and the subsequent couple of years.”
The Related Press contributed to this report