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Walk-On’s and Panini America will sponsor Gragy Gaulding in the Cup and XFINITY races at Bristol in September. Image from Standout Media Group.

Walk-On’s and Panini America sponsoring Gray Gaulding at Bristol

Standout Management Group (SMG) and NASCAR driver Gray Gaulding are excited to announce Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux as primary Xfinity sponsor for No. 07 Chevrolet Camaro and Panini America as primary NASCAR Cup sponsor for No. 27 Chevrolet Camaro this coming weekend under the lights at Bristol Motor Speedway.

“Watching his 2nd place finish last month at Daytona, our team cannot wait to be back onboard with Gray at Bristol in the No. 07 Walk-On’s Chevrolet Camaro racing in the Food City 300 this Friday night and again with Panini on Saturday night. A walk-on plays for the love of the game, so Gray’s passion on the track is a  perfect fit” stated Brandon Landry, Founder and CEO.

“It is still hard to believe that just a few weeks ago in Daytona that I was able to match my career best finish in all three NASCAR series. I am so proud of what our entire team accomplished last month, but I think my story as a walk-on is really just getting started. I plan to give everything I have as I represent the Walk-On’s and Panini brand and everyone like me who believes in chasing their dreams!”, stated Gray.

In addition to Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux, Panini America, the Official Trading Card of NASCAR will be riding along Friday night as an associate sponsor and will return Saturday as the primary NASCAR Cup Series sponsor of the No. 27 Chevrolet Camaro for the Bass Pro Shops Night Race. The Bristol event will be Panini’s
7th Cup race this year with a season best finish of 25th at Texas Motor Speedway back in July.

“Gray and his team were instrumental last season in helping us establish a strong presence at NASCAR tracks across the country and to educate diehard NASCAR  fans about the many positive aspects of our NASCAR trading cards,” said Jason Howarth, Panini America Vice President of Marketing. “As NASCAR increases the number of fans at the track, we are excited to celebrate sports that fans everywhere are clamoring for and promote our Panini trading card products that help deepen that connection and are available at Walmart, Target, hobby stores nationwide and online at”

“Panini overall has been a great partner for us to work with over these past two years and is really why I have been able to continue competing in this great sport. I am excited to return to Bristol this weekend with all of our fans along with Panini recalling that last year we had a career highlight when NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes rode on my hood and we finished 6th ”, commented Gray.

Additional sponsors for Friday and Saturday races include and Kuykendall Hearing Aid Centers. Make sure to catch all the race action on NBCSN starting at 7:00 PM Eastern Time Friday and 7:30PM Eastern Time Saturday.

—Standout Management Group —