Nationwide Insurance unveils new Dale Earnhardt, Jr. commercial on nationwide.com
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 13, 2009
Lisa Cox 336-682-8488
Eric Hardgrove 614-677-8516
Columbus, Ohio — Insurance is a family affair for NASCAR racing superstar Dale Earnhardt, Jr. The Earnhardts have been Nationwide Insurance customers for more than 30 years and Earnhardt, Jr. is letting everyone know about it in the company’s new marketing campaign.
The partnership with Earnhardt Jr. and JR Motorsports, which includes TV and radio advertising, kicks off today with an exclusive on-line release of one of the new TV commercials.
What: On-line release of 2009 Nationwide Insurance commercial featuring Dale Earnhardt Jr. and JR Motorsports
When: Friday, February 13, 2009 at 9 a.m.
The first airing of the commercial will during NASCAR Nationwide Series qualifying on Friday, February 13, 2009. Qualifying begins at 3 p.m. on ESPN 2.
The NASCAR Nationwide Series will be at the Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, February 14, 2009 for the Camping World 300. Coverage begins at 1 p.m. on ESPN 2.
Nationwide, based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest diversified
insurance and financial services organizations in the world, with more
than $161 billion in assets. Nationwide ranks #108 on the Fortune 500
list. The company provides a full range of insurance and financial
services, including auto, motorcycle, boat, homeowners, life, farm,
commercial insurance, administrative services, annuities, mortgages,
mutual funds, pensions, long-term savings plans and health and
productivity services. For more information, visit www.nationwide.com.
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