Barefoot Rentals sponsors Nick Sanchez’s Xfinity debut with BJ McLeod Motorsports at Phoenix Raceway
Nicholas Sanchez #5 Barefoot Rentals Chevrolet in Phoenix. Image BJ McLeod Motorsports
BJ McLeod Motorsports (BJMM) today announced that Nick Sanchez will be driving the #5 Chevrolet production car this Saturday, March 12 for the United Rentals 200 at Phoenix Raceway with title sponsor Barefoot Rentals.
This weekend marks Nick Sanchez’s first NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) start. Sanchez is a seasoned ARCA Menards Series driver and excited to bring his skills to the top 3 NASCAR National Series with a new partnership with BJ McLeod Motorsports.
“We are thrilled to have Nick making his Xfinity Series debut with our team,” said team owner BJ McLeod. “Nick has a proven track record driving the ARCA Series and he has the drive to take the next step in the Xfinity Series.”
Sanchez’s sponsors for this first race include principal, Barefoot Rentals, and associate, Brand South America. Barefoot Rentals is a vacation rental company with luxury properties in the Florida Keys since 2004.
“We are thrilled to partner with Nick Sanchez as he makes his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut,” said Barefoot Rentals President. “Just as Nick is excited to show off his talents on this next stage, we are excited to share our brand in the sport. The possibilities are endless and we can’t wait to see what the future holds. BJ McLeod Motorsports sees great things to come between Barefoot Rentals and pilot Nick Sanchez.
Our team is also delighted to partner with Associate Sponsor, Brand South Africa. The company was established in 2002 to help create a positive and compelling brand image for South Africa. He develops proactive marketing and communications strategies for South Africa to promote economic competitiveness, stimulate trade, investment, build pride, patriotism and active citizenship among South Africans.
“NASCAR is one of the leading sports in North America in terms of popularity,” said Mudunwazi Baloyi, Brand South Africa Country Manager for North America. “The sport has live TV audiences ranging from 2-9 million viewers per race and is home to several Fortune 100 and 500 companies. This makes it an ideal marketing platform from which we can promote South Africa. , not only as an investment destination, but as a country from which to source goods and services, as well as for business and leisure tourism.
“This partnership is one of the drivers of our work to fulfill our global mandate to strengthen national brand advocacy with friends of South Africa and South Africans living abroad,” Baloyi said. . “Our diaspora communities play an important role in national brand reputation management and international advocacy efforts. Collaboration in sports circuits opens up important dialogue and engagement between South Africans around the world. South Africans are well known around the world for their willingness to give the best of themselves in their fields.
Brand South Africa is looking forward to seeing BJ McLeod Motorsports compete this season. Baloyi says, “Partnerships like this have an important role to play in maintaining hope for people around the world and most importantly, in inspiring our people back home. We support and celebrate our fellow South Africans who are true to their roots, no matter what track they compete on or how tight the turns they face, as they push their performance limits.
BJ McLeod Motorsports, Barefoot Rentals and Brand South Africa are looking forward to hitting the track at this weekend’s race and hope to better serve their fans and customers through it.
For more information about Barefoot Rentals, please visit www.BarefootRentals.net. For more information on the partnership with Brand South Africa and its global program for South Africans, visit https://brandsouthafrica.com.
—BJ McLeod Motorsports—