UNIFIRST NO. 9 CHEVROLET, DRIVEN BY CHASE ELLIOTT, MAKES 2022 NASCAR DEBUT ON MARCH 13
Elliott and the number 9 Henrik Motorsport The racing team will also wear firefighting suits that complement the new UniFirst car design and feature the corporate color and logo.
Following his 2020 championship campaign, Elliott added even more excitement to fans during the 2021 season of the NASCAR Cup Series. During his three races in the UniFirst Chevy #9 in 2021, Elliott accumulated three top 10 finishes, including two fifth places. He eventually finished the year with two wins and 21 top 10 finishes, culminating in securing one of only four spots in the NASCAR Cup Series championship race. Following the season, Elliott also received NASCAR’s Favorite Driver award for the fourth consecutive season.
“We are very excited to be partnering with UniFirst for another NASCAR season,” said Elliott. “We’ve had many memorable moments together over the years, including an All-Star race win, and we hope to continue that success and put the 2022 UniFirst Chevy #9 back on the winning track. It all starts this weekend Phoenix.”
The 2022 NASCAR season marks the sixth year of UniFirst’s multi-year partnership Henrik Motorsport, and it’s the third year the company has sponsored Elliott and Team #9. UniFirst continues to be the official workwear supplier of Henrik Motorsportwhich supplies workwear and uniforms to the team, as well as to sister company Hendrick Automotive Group.
“The revised Next Gen No. 9 UniFirst Chevy takes UniFirst Racing to a whole new level with our most dynamic livery to date,” he said David cat, UniFirst Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Chase Eliot and Henrik Motorsport continued to impress with their efforts on and off the track, and we couldn’t be more excited for another compelling NASCAR Cup Series season.”
Elliott has already gotten off to a fast start in the 2022 season, with two top 10 finishes. As a result, he currently sits 7th in the Cup Series standings for the first three races of the season.
headquarters in Wilmington, Mass., UniFirst Corporation (NYSE: UNF) is a North American leader in the supply and maintenance of uniform and workwear programs and the provision of facility service programs. Along with its subsidiaries, the company also offers first aid and safety products and manages specialty apparel programs for the cleanroom and nuclear industries. UniFirst makes its own branded workwear, protective clothing and floor care products; and with 260 service locations, over 300,000 customer locations and 14,000 employee team partners, the company equips more than 2 million workers every business day. For more information, contact UniFirst at 800.455.7654 or visit UniFirst.com.
About Henrik Motorsport
Founded by Rick Henrik 1984, Henrik Motorsport is the most successful team in the history of the NASCAR Cup Series. At the sport’s highest level, the organization holds the all-time records in all major statistical categories, including championships (14), points-paying race wins (280), and laps completed (nearly 75,000). It has claimed at least one race win in a record-breaking 37 different seasons, including an active streak of 36 consecutive (1986-2021). The team provides four full-time Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 competitors and drivers in the NASCAR Cup Series Alex Bowman, William Byron, Chase Eliot and Kyle Larson. Headquartered on more than 100 acres in Concord, North Carolina, Henrik Motorsport employs around 600 people. For more information, please visit HendrickMotorsports.com or engage on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
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