NEX Transport Inc. sponsoring car for Bristol race

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NEX Transport Inc., based in East Liberty, will serve as the primary sponsor for the No. 51 Rick Ware Racing Chevrolet driven by B.J. McLeod for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday.

NEX Transport Inc. previously served as an associate sponsor with RWR at The Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

“This sponsorship is an amazing experience for us here at NEX,” said Tod Johnson, NEX vice president. “We have committed to be a positive influence in the community, and bringing NASCAR to our local community and Logan County in this fashion is a really cool thing.” 

“It’s always exciting to welcome a new company into NASCAR, and we’re excited to see what the future brings with our partners at NEX,” said Ware.

NEX Transport Inc. delivers world class supply chain solutions specializing in warehousing, raw material, sequencing, manufacturing, deliverables, crating, vanning and small sub assembly for more than 10 countries as a Tier 1 supplier for automotive manufacturers. NEX provides jobs for more than 750 people in five locations in central Ohio.

Television coverage of the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night race at Bristol Motor Speedway begins at 7 p.m. Saturday on NBC.