Superior Essex Communications, the manufacturer and supplier of communications cable in North America, is partnering with professional racecar driver Noah Gragson as he competes in his first full-time season racing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) as a member of JR Motorsports, the company said.
Gragson began racing at just 13 years of age, and coming off his stellar 2018 season, expectations are high for him this year. He enters the opening round of the 2019 NXS Playoffs as the eighth seed, just 50 points shy of the series lead. The 20-year-old driver races with a championship-caliber team behind him as begins his pursuit of both the championship cup and the Rookie of the Year title. The NXS Playoffs begin on Friday, September 20, at 7:30 p.m. ET, taking place under the lights at Richmond Raceway in Virginia.
Additionally, in honor of the start of NXS Playoffs, Superior Essex Communications is excited to unveil the new look of the redesigned No. 9 Chevrolet Camaro that will race this weekend at Richmond Raceway, an International Speedway Corporation (ISC) track, where Superior Essex optical fiber cable enables communications to the track´s massive scoreboard and handles other communications needs as well. The vehicle´s new look prominently features Superior Essex logos on the hood, rear quarter panels and other locations on the racecar, as well as displays our partnerships with JR Motorsports and Switch data centers.
To view the Superior Essex racecar unveiling video, visit JR Motorsports.
Superior Essex Communications is the manufacturer and supplier of communications cable in North America. It is on the forefront of innovation through Power over Ethernet, Intelligent Buildings and Cities, 5G Fiber infrastructure including Hybrid and Composite solutions, as well as technological advancements being made at its Product Development Center. Superior Essex Communications is also setting the pace on sustainability by being the first and only company with a Zero Waste to Landfill Certification at its Hoisington (KS) plant; the first wire and cable producer to contribute points to LEED certification, and the first to offer verified sustainable cables in over 50 products. Superior Essex Communications is Everywhere You Live and Work®. Additional information is available at http://superioressexcommunications.com.