KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Feb. 10, 2016) – The following are statements from Stewart-Haas Racing co-owners Tony Stewart and Gene Haas regarding the team owner charter agreement, which represents a new collaborative business model between NASCAR, team owners and tracks.
Tony Stewart, three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion:
“Our sport is well positioned for growth and sustainability with this new charter agreement. I’m very proud of the work the teams and NASCAR have put into this new system, as many people have worked tirelessly to secure the health of our sport. Stronger communication, more team stability and shared goals equal a better product that we can showcase to our fans week in and week out.”
Gene Haas, founder of Haas Automation, the largest CNC machine tool builder in North America:
“This is an important day in the history of our sport that will benefit all constituents, immediately and in the long term. As someone who has heavily invested in motorsports for many years, I’m very pleased with the industry’s commitment to sustainability, collaboration and long-term value.”