Rheem Manufacturing Company will continue its relationship with Kevin Harvick in 2012, sponsoring the Richard Childress Racing driver and his No. 29 Chevy for 10 Sprint Cup events. Rheem will appear as a major associate sponsor for the remaining 26 races. Rheem will also continue its co-sponsorship of RCR’s No. 33 Nationwide Series team driven by Paul Menard and others, appearing on the car in 12 N’Wide events.
Rheem also signed an agreement with Eddie Sharp Racing to sponsor that team’s No. 33 Camping World Truck Series team for the entire season with driver Cale Gale. As part of the agreement, ESR has formed a technical alliance with RCR in which RCR will provide ESR with engineering, testing, and technical assistance. ESR will also receive factory support and support from Earnhardt Childress Engines.