Michigan Economic Development Corporation to sponsor Michigan race

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation will sponsor the Sprint Cup race Aug. 21 at Michigan International Speedway. The race will be called the Pure Michigan 400 as part of the group’s current campaign.

“This partnership will bring our Pure Michigan message to millions of NASCAR fans nationwide,’’ said Michael Finney, Michigan Economic Development Corporation president and CEO.

The race entitlement agreement is a one-year deal.

“Michigan International Speedway and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation want people to come to this state and see all the wonderful things it has to offer – beautiful landscapes, fun activities year-round and awesome NASCAR racing," said MIS President Roger Curtis.

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