I gotta show some NASCAR love to my friends and neighbors who work at the Auto - Owners headquarters building at Creyts and 496. They had some big news this week.

Auto Owners Insurance, headquartered in Lansing, will be sponsoring the No. 51 car, driven by Justin Allgaier, for two races this year - the Atlanta race on August 31st and the Martinsville race on October 26th.


Congratulations to everybody involved. I'm available for executive chaperone duty on those weekends.

Here's the press release (with an artist's rendition of the car) from HScott Motorsports.


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