SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Choice Hotels International® (NYSE: CHH) is now riding shotgun with NASCAR's Kyle Busch Motorsports. Choice Hotels®, one of the largest lodging companies in the world, has teamed up with NASCAR Nationwide Series champion, Kyle Busch, and his drivers for the racing season.
Kyle Busch is an American NASCAR driver and team owner. He is the owner and driver of Kyle Busch Motorsports with cars racing in the Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series events. Busch, who drives car no. 54 for his own Nationwide team and car no. 18 for Joe Gibbs Racing in the Sprint Cup Series, is the all-time career wins leader in the Nationwide series and third winningest person in NASCAR overall.
Working together, Choice Hotels, the global franchisor of 11 different hotel brands, is helping Kyle Busch Motorsports fans and overall race fans get on the fast track to comfortable and convenient lodging, free breakfast, free internet and free parking during their travels.* As the official hotel sponsor for Kyle Busch Motorsports, Choice Hotels will also host Busch's team on their journey to the winner's circle. As part of the partnership, fans will also be able to participate in a Daytona 500 Sweepstakes for the chance to win a trip to attend NASCAR'S most prestigious race and meet the Kyle Busch Motorsports team in February.
"With 5,100 hotel properties nationwide, including a hotel near almost every racetrack, the relationship between Kyle Busch Motorsports and Choice Hotels is ideal for loyal NASCAR fans," says Alexandra Jaritz, Senior Vice President of Choice Hotels International. "For fans of Kyle Busch, NASCAR isn't just an event, it's a way of life and Choice Hotels makes traveling to experience NASCAR that much easier."As the official hotel sponsor of Kyle Busch Motorsports, Choice Hotels will help fans get revved up for Joe Gibbs Racing Fan Fest which takes place on October 12, 2012 at Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) headquarters in Huntersville, North Carolina near Charlotte. Fan Fest takes place during the Charlotte Motor Speedway's Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series Race Weekend. Five Charlotte-area Choice hotels will distribute race souvenirs to guests and Choice Privileges members throughout the day. Kyle Busch will be at Fan Fest to sign autographs. Headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area, Choice Hotels is proud to support a champion racecar driver for the former NFL head coach for the Washington Redskins. Also, during October 11, 2012 through October 14, 2012 Choice Hotels will be part of the high octane action at the CRA Late Model Super Series Winchester 400 in Winchester, Indiana. That's when Kyle Busch will battle for a second win driving his Kyle Busch Motorsports #51 Camry, a late model series car sponsored by Choice Hotels' Comfort Inn brand. Choice Hotels will be with Kyle Busch Motorsports throughout the Sprint Cup Series and Nationwide Series racing season.