Brad Keselowski, Violet Defense partner for 2022 NASCAR season at Roush Fenway Racing

Violet Defense becomes the first new sponsor of the No. 6 car with Brad Keselowski takes over the seat next year

Brad Keselowski will move into an owner/driver role for the 2022 season. He’ll become the full-time driver of the No. 6 as well as a co-owner of Roush Fenway Racing.

Violet Defense – an Orlando-based germ-killing company with patented UV technology has singed with the team. The new sponsor will make their debut this weekend on the No. 17 with Chris Buescher and later be featured on the No. 6 with driver Ryan Newman.

The sponsorship deal extends through the end of the 2023 racing season. They will be on the No. 6 when Brad Keselowski takes over the seat next year.

This marks the first new sponsor to sign with the newest driver at Roush Fenway Racing.

The team stated via a release, “As part of the partnership, Violet Defense will also be identifying opportunities to protect the Roush Fenway team with its UV disinfection technology, both at the track and at their headquarters operations in Concord, N.C.”

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Violet Defense - NASCAR - Chris Buescher
Violet Defense – NASCAR – Chris Buescher

Roush Fenway Racing comments

“We are excited to be supporting the Roush Fenway team, both on and off the track,” said Terrance Berland, CEO of Violet Defense. “It is our goal to continue to find new and innovative ways to deploy our UV disinfection solutions to help keep the athletes and staff healthy and at the top of their game. And we’re thrilled to have the opportunity to be part of Brad’s inaugural season with the team, and look forward to the energy around his arrival.”

“We’re thrilled to welcome Violet Defense to the Roush Fenway family,” said Steve Newmark, President of Roush Fenway Racing. “Their expertise as a company is a perfect fit for us on the track and off, and their services are especially critical during times like these. Their messaging and branding will undoubtedly stand out at their upcoming races, and we look forward to working with their team this fall and for years to come.”

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Violet Defense - NASCAR Sponsor
Violet Defense – NASCAR Sponsor

Violet Defense
NASCAR Schedule (2021)

September 26, 2021
Las Vegas Motor Speedway
No. 17 – Chris Buescher

October 3, 2021
Talladega Superspeedway
No. 17 – Chris Buescher

October 17, 2021
Texas Motor Speedway
No. 6 – Ryan Newman

October 24, 2021
Kansas Speedway
No 6 – Ryan Newman

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