PORTLAND, Ore. – May 15, 2013 – Freightliner Trucks in support of NASCAR Race to Green® pledged to plant 1,200 trees with the support of the Arbor Day Foundation. During the month of April, for every Freightliner-transported driver who won a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series™ race, Freightliner Trucks pledged to plant trees that will be replanted in various regions in the United States.
The trees will be planted in areas impacted by natural disasters as identified by the Arbor Day Foundation and NASCAR, including California, Texas, Alabama, Minnesota and the Northeastern Atlantic seaboard.
“Together with NASCAR and the Arbor Day Foundation, Freightliner Trucks is proud to make a positive impact in communities throughout the United States,” said Stacey Premo, motorsports marketing manager for Freightliner Trucks. “From our fuel efficient products to partnerships such as this one, we are dedicated to solutions that benefit the environment.”
As the Official Hauler of NASCAR, Freightliner Trucks transports various NASCAR cars and equipment from race to race, ensuring teams such as Hendrick Motorsports, Joe Gibbs Racing, JTG Dougherty Racing, Michael Waltrip Racing, Penske Racing and Richard Childress Racing are at the track and ready to go on time, every time.
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Freightliner Trucks is a division of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, headquartered in Portland, Oregon, and is the leading heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America. Daimler Trucks North America produces and markets Class 4-8 trucks and is a Daimler company, the world's leading commercial vehicle manufacturer.