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DU going racing with new NASCAR paint scheme

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Oct. 8, 2019 – Ducks Unlimited (DU) is happy to announce that through Anheuser-Busch’s Proud Partner support of DU, the iconic duck head logo will grace Kevin Harvick’s No. 4 racecar during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series- AAA Texas 500 playoff race at Texas Motor Speedway on Nov. 3.

“Anheuser-Bush has been a great partner to DU,” said DU’s Chief Fundraising Officer Amy Batson. ” Having the DU logo represented on the Anheuser-Busch NASCAR is a special opportunity allowing us to create awareness for conservation among racing fans.”

The car’s new paint scheme was unveiled on Monday, October 7, and the DU logo will appear on both sides of the car, along with “Ducks Unlimited” painted in large letters. Thanks to Tony Stewart, Gene Haas and Kevin Harvick, millions of people will see the Ducks Unlimited logo.

“We’re excited to extend our partnership with DU and use this campaign to educate Busch beer drinkers on the importance of conservation,” said Daniel Blake Senior Director of Marketing at Anheuser-Busch. “As part of the Anheuser-Busch family of brands, Busch works with partners like DU to ensure that our commitments drive meaningful progress and contribute to our shared objective of a Better World.”

Anheuser-Busch is one of the newest Proud Partners that support DU’s conservation efforts. The Busch brand is a favorite choice of outdoor enthusiasts and Busch beer is the official beer of DU, the world’s leader in wetland and waterfowl conservation. Both DU and Anheuser-Busch look forward to working together for wetlands conservation utilizing an iconic beverage brand genuine to the outdoor lifestyle that will help make a difference for our shared natural resources.

Anheuser-Busch has created a special website that allows consumers to pledge their support for Ducks Unlimited and the wetlands conservation work DU does across North America. Click here, enter your email address and click submit.

The race, however, isn’t DU’s only tie to the racetrack. DU and Texas Motor Speedway are also hosting the inaugural Ducks Unlimited Expo at the speedway May 15-17, 2020. This three-day, family-friendly, hands-on consumer show will consist of 13 interactive villages where you can see, try and buy the latest in outdoor products, talk with industry experts and experience everything in the great outdoors. To keep up with the latest news, visit the official DU Expo website: www.duckexpo.com.

Follow DU’s newest Twitter feed – @DUNews1937 – to get the most up-to-date news from Ducks Unlimited.

For more than 165 years, Anheuser-Busch has carried on a legacy of brewing great-tasting, high-quality beers that have satisfied beer drinkers for generations. Today, we own and operate 23 breweries, 14 distributorships and 23 agricultural and packaging facilities, and have more than 18,000 colleagues across the United States. We are home to several of America’s most recognizable beer brands, including Budweiser, Bud Light, Michelob ULTRA and Stella Artois, as well as a number of regional brands that provide beer drinkers with a choice of the best-tasting craft beers in the industry. From responsible drinking programs and emergency drinking water donations to industry-leading sustainability efforts, we are guided by our unwavering commitment to supporting the communities we call home. 

For more information, visit www.anheuser-busch.com or follow Anheuser-Busch on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Press Contacts:  Stewart-Hass Racing
Stewart-Haas Racing is the title-winning NASCAR team co-owned by three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Tony Stewart and Gene Haas, founder of Haas Automation – the largest CNC machine tool builder in North America. The Kannapolis, North Carolina-based organization fields four entries in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series – the No. 4 Ford Mustang for Kevin Harvick, the No. 10 Ford Mustang for Aric Almirola, the No. 14 Ford Mustang for Clint Bowyer and the No. 41 Ford Mustang for Daniel Suárez. The team also competes in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with two fulltime entries – the No. 00 Ford Mustang for Cole Custer and the No. 98 Ford Mustang for Chase Briscoe. For more information, please visit us online at www.StewartHaasRacing.com, on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/StewartHaasRacing, on Twitter @StewartHaasRcng and on Instagram @StewartHaasRacing.

Ducks Unlimited Inc. is the world’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving North America’s continually disappearing waterfowl habitats. Established in 1937, Ducks Unlimited has conserved more than 14.5 million acres thanks to contributions from more than a million supporters across the continent. Guided by science and dedicated to program efficiency, DU works toward the vision of wetlands sufficient to fill the skies with waterfowl today, tomorrow and forever. For more information on our work, visit www.ducks.org.

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