Good Sam Entitlement Sponsorship of Two NASCAR Series Races at Pocono Raceway

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July 21, 2011

Good Sam Sponsors 625 Miles of NASCAR Racing Action at Pocono


Long Pond, PA (July 21, 2011) – Good Sam, the world’s largest RV owners community, and Pocono International Raceway, announced the sponsorship of  the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and

NASCAR Camping World Series races at Pocono Raceway on August 6-7 , 2011.  The Sprint Cup Series event will be titled the Good Sam RV Insurance 500 and the Camping World Truck Series event will be titled the Good Sam RV Emergency Road Service 125.

“We are proud to partner with the Pocono Raceway for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and NASCAR Sprint Cup races,” said Marcus Lemonis, Chairman and CEO of Camping World & Good Sam. “This is a great opportunity to sponsor the race weekend and to expose race goers to our broad selection of camping and tailgating products, which will be available at the Raceway at our on-site Camping World stores.”


Founded in 1966, the Good Sam Club is loosely-based on the biblical Good Samaritan who offered to help a traveler in need. Good Sam’s now-iconic halo and wide grin still signify camaraderie among members and their willingness to offer aid to fellow RVers. Today, the Good Sam Club is offering benefits such as 10 percent discounts at thousands of Good Sam Parks nationwide.  The Good Sam Parks are inspected and rated annually according to an exclusive Triple Rating System to ensure each park is clean, safe and comfortable plus meeting quality standards.  The Good Sam Club also offers savings on RV insurance, road service, accessories, repairs, RV publications and more.  New additional benefits are free camping certificates, the Golden Halo Savings program and additional Good Sam Parks across the country.


Membership in the Good Sam includes: guaranteed savings and discounts; fun, fellowship and VIP treatment; support, help and advocacy when you need it; and indispensable tools and resources. The discounts alone more than pay for your membership and the Good Sam Club satisfaction guarantee covers everything else included in your membership: the travel tools, technical tips, member forums, Highways magazine and all the perks that enhance your RV experience; making it safer, more practical and easier. Good Sam RV Emergency Road Service is the best value on the market today and the Good Sam RV Insurance is the most comprehensive RV insurance available and is designed for RVs, not autos.

“It is an honor and a privilege for Pocono Raceway to partner with Good Sam, the industry leader when it comes to RV products and services,” said Brandon Igdalsky, President, Pocono Raceway. “The RV locations at the track will be filled with Good Sam members. Our race fans will also have the availability to see  new camping and tailgating products .”

The Good Sam RV Emergency Road Service 125 will air live on SPEED at 1 p.m. ET on Saturday. August 6, 2011.  The Good Sam RV Insurance 500 will air live on ESPN at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday, August 7, 2011. For ticket information, visit or call toll free 1-800-RACEWAY (1-800-722-3929)


Contact: Diana Rosa / SVP of Communications, Camping World

847-229-6425  [email protected]

Contact: Bob Pleban / VP, Pocono Raceway, 570-646-2300 [email protected]

About Camping World & Good Sam Club

Camping World,, is America’s #1 source for RVs, camping accessories, RV maintenance and repair, and the Good Sam Club,, is the world’s largest RV owners organization, offering helpful technical tips, vacation planning, extended warranties, magazine subscriptions,roadside assistance and more to serve the outdoor enthusiast. Both Camping World and Good Sam Club were founded in 1966 and are partnered together today to offer more to those who love the RV lifestyle, with one-stop shopping and resources for everything RV and outdoor.


Camping World features over 8,000 quality products located at over 75 SuperCenters nationwide, easy online and catalog shopping as well as a wide selection of new and used trailers and motorhomes from top RV manufacturers. Good Sam Club members receive cost-saving benefits and services, plus loads of valuable RV information and travel tips to get you ready for your next adventure. The Good Sam Club also represents more than 2,000 local RV chapters designed to bring RVers together from similar geographic regions for group camping excursions.


About Pocono Raceway

“The Tricky Triangle” is host to two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards races each year and added a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race in 2010.  Pocono Raceway’s 2.5-mile triangular design makes it truly unique.  Pocono is the only track on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Circuit with three turns, three different radii and three variant degrees of banking.  All that ensures our fans will enjoy some serious action, meanwhile presenting a competitive challenge to the world’s best drivers and their crew chiefs.  Pocono strives to create a family atmosphere with increased focus on the Fan Experience.  We are Pocono Raceway and this is “The Tricky Triangle.”

In business for over 50 years, Pocono Raceway is family-owned and situated in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.  We are located within 300 miles of one-third of the U.S. population and within 90 miles of New York City and Philadelphia.  Pocono Raceway is and always will be an attractive option for NASCAR and race fans alike.


Pocono Raceway is the world’s largest solar powered sports facility. The Raceway developed a 25 acre, three megawatt solar farm that provides the energy needs of the Raceway as well as adding electricity to the local power grid.


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