Auto-Owners Insurance has followed Bass Pro Shops in signing a multi-year deal to sponsor Martin Truex Jr. at Joe Gibbs Racing, the team announced Tuesday.
The company will sponsor Truex and the No. 19 Toyota in eight races this season. Bass Pro Shops will be the primary sponsor in 24 races.
Auto-Owners sponsored Truex for the last three seasons at Furniture Row Racing. The eight scheduled races for this season are the same number as in 2018.
Auto-Owners’ first race is the April 7 event at Bristol Motor Speedway.
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Auto-Owners Insurance will be the primary sponsor for eight races for Martin Truex Jr. in 2018 after adding two races, Furniture Row Racing announced Tuesday.
That means that all 38 races (36 points races and two non-points races) for the No. 78 car are set with primary sponsorship for next year.
Bass Pro Shops will be the primary sponsor for 16 races next season.
5-hour Energy will be the primary sponsor for 14 races next season.
Auto-Owners Insurance will be the primary sponsor for the remaining eight races.
Truex advanced to the championship round of the playoffs after last weekend’s race at Texas.