HAMPTON, Georgia (February 25, 2016) – – Fresh off their first race together last weekend at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway, officials from B.J. McLeod Motorsports and Batteries Plus Bulbs® announced today they will expand their presence for Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race from Atlanta (Ga.) Motor Speedway.
In addition to adorning their logos on the No. 78 Ford Mustang with driver B.J. McLeod, the Hartland, Wisconsin-based company will also back the team’s second entry, the No. 99 Ford Mustang with driver Todd Peck in the Heads Up Georgia 250.
Batteries Plus Bulbs® is the nation’s largest and fastest-growing battery, light bulb and smartphone/ tablet repair source with a nationwide network of stores. With access to nearly 60,000 batteries, light bulbs and accessories, Batteries Plus Bulbs has the widest selection of products available and offers unmatched services to retail and business consumers.
The company also offers on-site repairs for iPhone®, iPad® and iPod® Apple® devices, most Samsung® devices and many more. On-site repair services include battery replacements, and fixing cracked screens, charge ports, and buttons, among others.
“We are incredibly thankful to everyone at Batteries Plus Bulbs® for their double support of B.J. McLeod Motorsports this weekend at Atlanta,” said team principal B.J. McLeod. “For our first race together at Daytona, we met our goals of finishing the race and gaining great exposure for Batteries Plus Bulbs®.
“With their decision to partner with Todd and be a part of our second entry, we have twice the opportunity to bring them more exposure in their new entry into the XFINITY Series and we look forward to two satisfying performances this weekend.”
“Just can’t thank B.J., the team and of course Batteries Plus Bulbs® for the opportunity,” offered Peck. “I’m looking forward to getting back in an XFINITY Series car, especially on a bigger track and delivering a solid finish.”
For more on B.J. McLeod, please visit his official Facebook page, while also visiting the team’s new website atBJMcLeodMotorsports.com. Additionally, the team is growing their presence on Twitter, with the team’s new account @teamBJMcLeod. McLeod also utilizes his personal twitter too, @BJMcLeod78.
The Heads Up Georgia 250 (120 laps / 300 miles) is the second of 33 NASCAR XFINITY Series on the 2016 schedule. Practice begins on Friday, February 26 from 9:00 a.m. – 9:55 a.m. A second practice has been etched in from 12:30 p.m. – 1:25 p.m., while a final session is set for 2:30 p.m. – 3:55 p.m. Qualifying is set for race day, Saturday, February 27 beginning at 8:35 a.m.The 40-car field will take the green flag shortly after 1:30 p.m. with live coverage on FOX Sports 1, the Performance Racing Network (Radio) and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (Satellite Radio, Channel 90).
About Batteries Plus Bulbs:
Batteries Plus Bulbs (batteriesplus.com), was the first organization to respond to the evolving needs of the replacement battery market beginning in 1988. Today, Batteries Plus Bulbs is the nation’s largest and fastest-growing battery, light bulb and smartphone/tablet repair source with a nationwide network of over 675 stores. With access to more than 60,000 types of batteries, light bulbs and accessories, we offer unmatched products and services to consumers, businesses and government entities at the national and local levels. Batteries Plus Bulbs continues to reign as the undisputed leader in the expanding $32 billion U.S. battery replacement market, the growing $22 billion U.S. light bulb replacement market, and the $2.4 billion smartphone repair market.