Updated: Mar 8, 2019
Wicked Cushion and Dave Blaney Racing Welcomes J&B Medical for the 2019 Race Season
New York, NY (FEBRUARY 12, 2019) - Wicked Cushion, LLC announced today that it has arranged and is party to a new sponsorship agreement for Dave Blaney Racing. Wicked Cushion and Dave Blaney Racing signed a sponsorship agreement with J&B Medical for the 2019 season. J&B Medical is a global leader in consumer medical supply distribution and will be featured prominently on the top wing sideboards of the DB Racing #98 sprint car.
Dave and the #98 sprint car is scheduled for 40+ appearances in 2019, with the World of Outlaws and All-Star Circuit of Champions sanctioning the majority of events on his schedule. In addition to J&B Medical, Blaney’s partners for the 2019 season include Mohawk Northeast, the Ryan Blaney Foundation, Heavy Duty Industrial Services, Bill Davis Trucking, Beltline Body Shop and Wicked Cushion.
“Wicked Cushion is thrilled to facilitate this relationship and connect this great company with one of the most successful drivers in sprint car history” said Matthew Henninger, founder of Wicked Cushion. “We are really passionate about bringing new business and products to dirt track racing and we are really excited that J&B Medical has recognized the value dirt track motorsports can have in reaching their customers in an ever-changing healthcare climate.”
As one of the fastest growing and most successful medical distribution companies in the world, J & B Medical distributes a wide range of medical supplies to variety of markets, including medical facilities, pharmacies, company benefit programs, Medicaid/Medicare programs and government institutions, while J&B’s telemedicine company, HNC, provides care virtually, to millions of patients around the world.
“We are very excited to be introducing our company to the dedicated fans of dirt track racing,” said Stephen Shaya, M.D. Chief Medical Officer of J&B Medical. “this is a new marketing avenue for J&B so we are very happy to be working with experienced members of the racing community such as Wicked Cushion and Dave Blaney.
“We are happy to be back with Wicked Cushion for another season and really see the value they bring to motorsports. This new sponsorship is a great example of that.” said Dave Blaney. “We’re looking forward to having J&B Medical on board and working with them over the 2019 season,”
About J&B Medical Supply:
J & B Medical is a family-owned and privately held women-certified global data and health care solutions company that was founded in 1996 by Dr. Fawzi and Mary Shaya. Our 16 different business enterprises run the gamut from medical distribution (from 953 manufacturers to customers in 48 states and 28 countries) to specialty distribution like veterinary and emergency medical supplies to one of the largest providers of consumable medical products to patient’s homes in the United States. Our programs have been nationally and internationally recognized for improving clinical outcomes and quality and providing significant cost savings. In addition, HNC, our telemedicine company, is providing care virtually to millions of patients globally. J & B is a platform of purpose and possibilities. www.jandbmedical.com.
About Wicked Cushion
New York City based Wicked Cushion is a cross-aspect marketing platform and whose goal is to promote all forms of dirt track racing while helping to support the drivers, leagues, and facilities that work so hard to entertain race fans. The Wicked Cushion platform works to introduce innovative products, brands and companies to dirt track racing and the overlooked value of dirt track Motorsports and eSports. Wicked Cushion also, develops and distributes innovative consumer brands such as Wicked Energy Gum. www.wicked-cushion.com www.wickedenerguygum.com
About Dave Blaney Racing
One of the most respected and successful sprint car drivers in history, Dave Blaney has won championships with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series and the USAC Silver Crown Series. He won numerous with marquee events such as the Knoxville Nationals, the King’s Royal and Historical Big One at Eldora Speedway, the Chili Bowl Nationals and the Gold Cup Race of Champions all before committing to a full time NASCAR career in 1998. After his retirement from NASCAR, Dave returned to his love for sprint car racing and in 2018, competed in his first full-time sprint car season since leaving NASCAR.