The US Army has signed a one-year partnership with Revolution Racing, which provides opportunities in NASCAR for minorities and women and is owned by Max Siegel and John Story, former executives at Dale Earnhardt, Inc.
ETIHAD AIRWAYS, the UAE’s national airline, has ended speculation surrounding its commitment to the GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship with a sponsorship extension of a further 12 months. Although undisclosed, Frontiers values the deal at around $1.5m.
FEDEX HAS EXTENDED its long-running sponsorship of the PGA Tour’s St Jude Classic for a further three years.
FERRARI’S FORMULA ONE team has renewed its long-standing partnership with tobacco giant Philip Morris International until the end of 2015. As a result, the team will maintain its association with the Marlboro brand and continue to be known as Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro.
CItI Group has become the second financial services company to sign-up for a combined sponsorship and media buy with the US Olympic Committee (USOC) and NBC, the Olympic broadcaster of London 2012 in the United States.