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Feb 12, 2013
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Bandit Industries To Sponsor Parker Kligerman’s No. 77 Toyota Camry At Daytona International Speedway
Press Release

BanditChippers.com to Adorn KBM’s Nationwide Series Entry on Various Levels for Eight Races”

No. 77 Bandit Industries Toyota Camry
No. 77 Bandit Industries Toyota Camry
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 12, 2013)- Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) announced today that Bandit Industries – a leading manufacturer of equipment for the tree service, logging, biomass, land clearing and wood waste recycling industries – will be the primary sponsor of Parker Kligerman’s No. 77 Camry in the season-opening NASCAR Nationwide Series DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway Feb. 23.

Additionally, the Michigan-based company will serve as a primary sponsor at their home-state race, June 15 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, as a co-primary for three additional races on the 2013 Nationwide Series schedule – March 16 at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, April 12 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth and May 4 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway – and an associate sponsor for two events – Kentucky Speedway in Sparta June 29 and Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway July 6.

“We’re pleased to continue our involvement as a team sponsor in NASCAR and excited to be doing so this season with Kyle Busch Motorsports and Parker Kligerman,” said Bandit Industries NASCAR Coordinator Travis Lint. “With one of NASCAR’s biggest stars as its owner and a talented young driver behind the wheel, we feel that our partnership with KBM will create tremendous awareness for our brand and help drive traffic to BanditChippers.com and all of our other evolving social media channels.”

“It’s an honor to be representing Bandit Industries, their nearly 450 employees and over 150 worldwide dealer locations through this partnership,” Kligerman said. “Kyle (Busch) has put a terrific staff in place — both in the shop and in the front office –that is committed to all-around success and I’m confident that we will make this partnership a winning venture for everyone involved.”

Kligerman, who begins his first full-season in the Nationwide Series, has captured one pole and registered five top-10 finishes across 18 career NASCAR Nationwide Series starts. Last season, in his second full-time Camping World Truck Series campaign, the talented youngster earned his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway in October, captured two pole awards and collected eight top-five and 15 top-10 finishes en route to a fifth-place finish in the final Truck Series driver’s point standings.

In its inaugural Nationwide Series campaign, KBM registered 1 win, 3 poles, 15 top-five and 22 top-10 finishes en route to an eighth-place finish in the final owner’s point standings. The team recorded eight top-five and 12 top-10 finishes over the last 13 races of the season.

About Bandit Industries Inc.

Bandit Industries Inc. is a leading manufacturer of equipment for the tree service, logging, biomass, land clearing and wood waste recycling industries. Bandit offers a complete line of hand-fed chippers, stump grinders, forestry mowers, whole tree chippers, horizontal grinders and specialty yard equipment, all manufactured in a modern 240,000 square foot facility located at the company headquarters in Remus, Michigan.

About Kyle Busch Motorsports

Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) has quickly established itself as one of the most successful teams in all of NASCAR. Owned by NASCAR superstar Kyle Busch and fueled by his passion for winning, the team captured the 2010 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Owner’s Championship in its inaugural season and has collected 18 Truck Series victories over its first three seasons. With a foundation of success entrenched in its Truck Series program, KBM added a NASCAR Nationwide Series program in 2012, registering 1 win, 3 poles and 4 runner-up finishes in its debut campaign. In 2013, the team will field the No. 77 Camry in the Nationwide Series for Parker Kligerman and three Truck Series entries – the No. 18 Tundra for Joey Coulter, the No. 51 Tundra with Busch as the primary pilot and the No. 54 Tundra for Darrell Wallace Jr.

KBM prepares a fleet of race-winning Toyotas out of its 77,000-square-foot facility in Mooresville, N.C. Pending LEED certification, the facility’s state-of-the art equipment and innovative green initiatives make it unmatched among its peers. Fans can stay up-to-date with all the latest KBM news online at www.KyleBuschMotorsports.com, by liking the team on Facebook (KBMteam) and by following the team on Twitter (@KBMteam) and Google+ (+KBMteam).

Source: Kyle Busch Motorsports Press Release




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