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US Army Sponsor Leaving NASCAR

A major NASCAR sponsor is getting off the racetrack.

FOX News Radio’s Marghiee “Trackside” Teshineh reports:

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The US Army is leaving NASCAR at the end of the season, terminating its sponsorship of Stewart-Haas Racing, citing reallocation of its marketing budget.

The Army has been in NASCAR for 10 seasons, most recently as a sponsor for the No. 39 Chevrolet driven by Ryan Newman. Stewart-Haas says they are now pursuing a new sponsor.

The Army’s decision to pull out of NASCAR comes amidst continued debate in Congress over military sponsorship of sports.

Marghiee Teshineh, FOX News Radio.

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