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Army Putting The Brakes On NASCAR Sponsorship

The U.S. Army will no longer sponsor NASCAR vehicles, citing budget concerns.

The Associated Press reports the Army is pulling out of its sponsorship of Stewart-Haas Racing at the end of the NASCAR season.

The Pentagon has used NASCAR sponsorship as a recruiting tool for years. However, an amendment attached to the defense spending bill would ban Department of Defense sponsorship of NASCAR.

The measure by GOP Rep. Jack ...

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Military Support Of NASCAR Banned Under House Panel Vote

A house panel voted today to stop the United States military from sponsoring NASCAR vehicles. The Pentagon has been using NASCAR sponsorship as a recruiting tool.

GOP Rep. Jack Kingston of Georgia, who voted for the measure, told USA Today Sports:

"You've got to lead by example. I think that if Southern, pro-NASCAR people say, 'You know what, I love NASCAR. But this is not a good recruiting tool ...

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