Driver Chris Bristol to Pilot Chevrolet Car
VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Good Neighbor Pharmacy(R) (GNP) today announced that it has joined with Diversified Racing Solutions (DRS) to enter the NASCAR(R) Nationwide Series in 2008 with the goal of competing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2010. In the five-year agreement, GNP will lend its community pharmacy brand as the flagship sponsor; the venture will be primarily funded by associate sponsor relationships; and DRS will be responsible for the racing team. In addition, GNP will fund country-wide community outreach activities that compliment the racing schedule.
"The branding of the Good Neighbor Pharmacy car demonstrates AmerisourceBergen's commitment to independent pharmacy and NASCAR," said Dave Neu, Senior Vice President of Retail Sales and Marketing for AmerisourceBergen, GNP's parent company. "We are excited about the potential visibility that NASCAR will bring to the over 2,700 Good Neighbor Pharmacies across the country."
Randy Fenley, President and owner of DRS, said, "The team at Diversified Racing Solutions is confident that our flagship sponsor, Good Neighbor Pharmacy, shares our commitment and passion for the NASCAR competition. We are thrilled at the opportunity to work with such a highly regarded brand and to share Chris Bristol driving for the Good Neighbor Pharmacy Chevrolet for many seasons to come."
About Good Neighbor Pharmacy and AmerisourceBergen
Good Neighbor Pharmacy, an AmerisourceBergen program, is a network of nearly 2,800 independently owned and operated community pharmacies. AmerisourceBergen is one of the world's largest pharmaceutical services companies serving the United States, Canada and selected global markets. Servicing both pharmaceutical manufacturers and healthcare providers in the pharmaceutical supply channel, the Company provides drug distribution and related services designed to reduce costs and improve patient outcomes. AmerisourceBergen's service solutions range from pharmacy automation and pharmaceutical packaging to reimbursement and pharmaceutical consulting services. With more than $66 billion in annualized revenue, AmerisourceBergen is headquartered in Valley Forge, PA, and employs more than 11,500 people. AmerisourceBergen is ranked #29 on the Fortune 500 list. For more information, go to http://www.amerisourcebergen.com.
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