Hendrick Motorsports extends deal with Great Clips

Hendrick Motorsports announced a two-year extension with Great Clips for the No. 5 team and Kasey Kahne.

Hendrick Motorsports extends deal with Great Clips
Kasey Kahne, Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
Kasey Kahne, Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
Kasey Kahne, Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
Kasey Kahne, Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet

Great Clips, which began its partnership with HMS in 2012, will support the No. 5 Chevy for 10 races in both the 2017 and 2018 seasons. The company will also be a major associate sponsor in the remaining events.

“We are very pleased to extend our relationship with Hendrick Motorsports and with Kasey through the 2018 NASCAR season,” said Terri Miller, senior vice president of marketing and communications, Great Clips Inc. “Kasey has been a member of the Great Clips family for over 13 years and is a great ambassador of our brand. He embodies the same qualities and values that are synonymous with Great Clips -- loyalty, family, dedication and a passion to succeed.

“We have built a successful partnership with Hendrick Motorsports over the last several years that has allowed us to activate and elevate our brand and partner programs to a new level, and we are excited to be able to continue that into the future.”

Kahne, who joined Hendrick Motorsports in 2012, is currently 17th in the Sprint Cup standings. In 13 seasons on the tour, Kahne, 36, has posted 17 wins and 27 pole positions.

“Great Clips has a very strong culture,” said Rick Hendrick, owner of Hendrick Motorsports. “The company cares deeply about relationships with their customers, franchisees, stylists, corporate staff and partners. We’ve enjoyed working together to build an effective program, and it’s been terrific to see the Great Clips business grow over that time. We’re committed to their success and look forward to the future.”

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