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|Stewart Finds Funding From Mobil 1 for 2011
|KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) -- Tony Stewart has signed a multiyear contract with Mobil 1 to sponsor his race car beginning next season.
Mobil 1 will be the primary sponsor for 11 races and share sponsorship of the No. 14 Chevrolet with Office Depot.
Mobil 1 replaces Old Spice, which is leaving at the end of the season.
The deal completes a void in funding for the two-time NASCAR champion.
Stewart has been searching for additional money for Stewart-Haas Racing for several months, and the difficult economy has made it difficult for even a top-name driver.
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