PARK RIDGE, N.J., July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hertz (NYSE:HTZ) and Penske Racing prepare for their third sponsored race together of the NASCAR Nationwide Series season during the Rally, Rock & Race Weekend on July 21 st. During the STP 300 race at Chicagoland Speedway, driver Joey Logano will once again be representing the No.22 Hertz Ford Mustang on the 1.5-mile speedway. To celebrate the No. 22 Hertz Ford Mustang's arrival in Chicago, Hertz is offering Logano, Penske Racing and NASCAR fans discounted rates of up to 22% off their Hertz rental.
"This weekend's race will certainly impress spectators as Joey races at one of his favorite tracks. As he tackles this course, we're optimistic that he can compete well against a full field of talented Nationwide Series regulars," commented Mark P. Frissora, Hertz Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "This will be an exciting race for both Hertz and fans."
"Chicagoland is a great track and I've been lucky to have success there in the past," commented Penske driver Joey Logano. "The hard work and dedication that the team has shown throughout the season will hopefully pay off this weekend and we can get this Hertz Ford Mustang its second win of the year."To receive the Joey Logano/Penske Racing discount on Hertz rentals, customers must mention corporate discount number (CDP#): 2222222 at the time of their reservation. The Joey Logano/Penske Racing discount is subject to all applicable terms and conditions and blackout dates may apply. In January, Hertz and Penske Racing entered a multi-year agreement with Hertz serving as a 2013 primary sponsor for select races on the No. 22 Penske Racing car competing in both the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and Nationwide Series. Hertz will have branding presence on the team's uniforms and equipment as well as on the Nationwide Series car. The No. 22 Hertz Ford Mustang raced at Dover International Speedway in the Monster Mile, with Penske Racing's driver, Joey Logano coming in first place and, last week, at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. In addition, Hertz is co-primary sponsor on the No. 22 Ford Fusion in the Sprint Cup Series at the fall race hosted at Charlotte Motor Speedway.