5-hour ENERGY 500

Pocono Raceway NASCAR Event to be energized by 5-hour ENERGY®

Long Pond, PA (June 6, 2011) ―Pocono Raceway and 5-hour ENERGY® are proud to announce the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, to be held on Sunday, June 12 at “The Tricky Triangle,” will be titled  the “5-hour ENERGY® 500.”

5-hour ENERGY 500NASCAR fans will be able to stay even more alert while watching all the exciting racing action at Pocono Raceway with the help of 5-hour ENERGY®, which gives hours of energy when one needs it without a letdown.  Representatives of 5-hour ENERGY® will be stationed throughout the raceway, all weekend long, offering free samples of their 0 sugar, 4 calorie energy shot.

“We are thrilled for the opportunity to sponsor a Sprint Cup Series race for the first time”, said Carl Sperber, Director of Corporate Communications for 5-hour ENERGY®. “It’s a great way to support one of Amercia’s favorite sports and to personally introduce people to 5-hour ENERGY®.”

“Pocono Raceway is excited to have 5-hour ENERGY® as title sponsor of our June 12 event,” stated Brandon Igdalsky, Pocono Raceway President. “Speaking from experience, their product really works! Hopefully, race fans attending our first Cup Series event this year will try 5-hour ENERGY® and feel the difference for themselves.”

Pocono marks the first time 5-hour ENERGY® is sponsoring a race in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series. The Michigan-based brand has a strong presence in NASCAR as the title sponsor for last year’s Nationwide Series race in St. Louis and this year’s Nationwide Series race in Dover. 5-hour ENERGY® is also in its fourth season as primary sponsor for the Rusty Wallace Racing’s No. 66 entry, driven by Steven Wallace.

Fans can follow @5HourEnergyGuy on Twitter, “like” the 5-hour ENERGY® Facebook page or log onto to www.5hourenergy.com for more information about 5-hour ENERGY® products, the motorsports program and various contests or promotions that may be available for fan participation.

For Pocono Raceway ticket information, call 1-800-722-3929 or visit: www.poconoraceway.com

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