Columbus, Ohio, September 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Root, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROOT), a leading insurance technology provider and parent company of Root Insurance Company, announced that in Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series, the #45 Root Insurance Toyota Camry TRD, driven by 23XI Racing driver Bubba Wallace, will showcase a paint scheme In honor of the lives lost on September 11, 2001.
The red, white, and blue design, featuring the 9/11 Never Forget badge, will compete at the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City on Sunday, September 11. Wallace will wear a custom fire suit and helmet that matches the car’s paint scheme. Root will deliver the helmet to a fan the following week.
“We are proud of our ability to honor the victims of 9/11, and we are grateful to have partners at Bubba and 23 XI Racing who also believe in the importance of remembering and honoring this day,” said Root Marketing Director, BC Silver.
About Bubba Wallace:
In 2018, Bubba Wallace became a full-time driver in the inaugural NASCAR Cup Series. On October 4, 2021 at Talladega Superspeedway, Wallace became the first African-American driver in over 50 years to win a NASCAR Cup Series race.
About 23XI Racing
23XI Racing – Announced the 23rd – Founded by NBA legend Michael Jordan and three-time Daytona 500 winner Denny Hamlin in 2020. With rising NASCAR star Bubba Wallace selected to drive the #23 Toyota Camry TRD, the team made a NASCAR debut for the Cup Series at the 2021 Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway. Wallace made history on October 4, 2021, when he won his first Cup Series win, became the second African American to win the Cup Series, and 23XI Racing took his first ever win. 23XI Racing expanded into a two-car organization in 2022 with Cup Series champion Kurt Bosch driving the #45 Toyota Camry TRD.
About root lock:
Founded in 2015 and headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Root, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROOT) is the parent company of Root Insurance Company. Root is revolutionizing insurance through data science and technology to provide consumers with a personalized, easy and fair experience. Root has nearly 11 million app downloads and has collected more than 18 billion miles of driving data to inform their insurance offerings.
Root is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, with renters insurance available in Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, Nevada, Ohio, Tennessee, and Utah, and auto insurance is currently available for drivers in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia , Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin . Auto insurance is insured by Root Property and Casualty Insurance Company in some states and also by Redpoint County Mutual Insurance Company in Texas.
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