Freightliner to Sponsor CART Race
February 22, 2000
Freightliner Corp. has signed a multi-year agreement to become a co-title sponsor of the Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART) FedEx Championship Series event at Portland International Raceway.
The Freightliner/G.I. Joe's 200 is scheduled for June 23-25, 2000.
The event is billed as the largest annual sporting event in the Northwestern U.S. and attracts more than 160,000 people. The racing weekend has been a fixture in Portland since 1984. It is presented annually by the Portland Rose Festival Assn.
CART's FedEx Championship Series, considered to be North America's premier open-wheel racing series, is owned, operated and marketed by CART.