GLEN MILLS, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Axalta Coating Systems paint is on six of the 16 motorsports teams racecars that qualified for the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. After last weekend s first race of the 10-week shootout at Chicagoland Speedway, all six drivers are still very alive in the competition and have a chance to be named Sprint Cup champion in November at Homestead-Miami Speedway, including four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion and driver of the No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet SS, Jeff Gordon.
We are honored that these Axalta-sponsored teams have wins in nearly half of all the points races this year (13 of 27). We could not be more proud. It s been a magical year for Axalta Racing.
Axalta is proud to partner with both Hendrick Motorsports and Stewart-Haas Racing. Each race team sports Axalta s brilliant paint colors on its racecars. The six cars and drivers include four from Hendrick Motorsports: No. 24 Jeff Gordon; No. 5 Kasey Kahne; No. 48 Jimmie Johnson; No. 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. and from Stewart-Haas Racing: No. 4 Kevin Harvick and No. 41 Kurt Busch.
We started the season feeling very confident that our paint could find its way to Victory Lane many times during the season, said Wade Robinson, Axalta Strategic Marketing and Racing Director. We are honored that these Axalta-sponsored teams have wins in nearly half of all the points races this year (13 of 27). We could not be more proud. It s been a magical year for Axalta Racing.
Axalta Coating Systems is The Official Finish of Hendrick Motorsports and The Official Finish of Stewart-Haas Racing.
Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions. From light OEM vehicles, automotive refinish and commercial vehicles to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials we coat to last longer. With more than 145 years of experience in the coatings industry, the 12,000 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 120,000 customers in 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology. For more information visit axaltacoatingsystems.com and follow us @axalta on twitter.
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