Tommy’s Express Announces Sponsorship of Historic NASCAR Racer, Bill Lester
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Tommy’s Express Announces Sponsorship of Historic NASCAR Racer, Bill Lester

Tommy’s Express partners with historic racer, Bill Lester, as he returns to the race track in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Atlanta Motor Speedway

March 16, 2021 // // HOLLAND Mich. - National car wash brand, Tommy’s Express is pleased to announce that it will be entering into the world of NASCAR and motorsports for the first time by partnering up with historic NASCAR driver, Bill Lester in the upcoming NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Fr8 Auctions 200 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway on March 20, 2021.

Bill Lester has been a huge player in NASCAR’s story as the 4th African American driver to ever compete in the top level of the sport and one of only seven to date. Wanting to come back to the track, Lester’s team reached out and keeping true to their slogan, “not just a car wash” Tommy’s Express jumped on the opportunity to make it happen.

“It’s amazing to realize that I will soon be back to racing behind the wheel of a NASCAR Truck,” said Lester. “It’s been more than a few years since my last race in the series, but to have a strong partner like Tommy’s Express joining me is quite a feather in my cap. I look forward to competing at Atlanta Motor Speedway on the 20th and hope to make all the folks from Tommy’s Express proud.”

Now, Tommy’s Express iconic oval branding will be a part of the David Gilliand Racing Team (DGR) and on the #17 DGR Camping World/Ford Dealers/Tommy’s Express Ford F-150. Together, Tommy’s Express and Bill Lester are sure to make a winning combination.

“We’re thrilled to join exceptional brands with the Atlanta Area Ford Dealers and Camping World as sponsors of Bill Lester’s #17 Ford F-150 for this upcoming race. It’s a great partnership and exceptional opportunity to support an amazing driver like Lester, who is an integral part of NASCAR history. We’re proud to be a part of his return after 14 years and are eager to be a part of his success.” said Tommy’s Express President Ryan Essenburg.

To get more information or if you would like to schedule an interview with a member of Tommy’s Express team, please contact: Bob Flavin, Tommy Car Wash Systems Marketing Manager, at or (616)795-9926.

About Tommy’s Express

Tommy’s Express locations have become a fan-favorite car care destination in cities around the United States. Built around the Totally Tommy site model initially developed by Tommy Car Wash System, Tommy’s Express has set a new standard for modern and professional car washing since 2016 thanks to their innovative building designs, customer experience, convenience and wash quality.

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About Bill Lester

Bill Lester is living history, being one of only seven African Americans who have raced in the NASCAR Cup series. Formally trained as an electrical engineer and computer scientist, Bill spent 15 years working for Hewlett-Packard Company, but left the high-tech industry to follow his childhood dream of becoming a professional race car driver. By believing in himself and taking the necessary risks, Bill became an auto racing pioneer at the age of 40 and his professional career lasted over a decade at the top levels in the sport. Bill’s unique story outlines a road less traveled and is an inspiration to all who hear it. He enjoys sharing his proven practices for success with the goal of motivating others to live their best life.

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Bob Flavin
Marketing Manager


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