WELCOME, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Richard Childress Racing is pleased to announce a partnership with Kalahari Resorts and Conventions that will have the World’s Coolest Indoor Waterparks serve as the primary sponsor on Ryan Newman’s No. 31 Chevrolet SS at Pocono Raceway on June 5, 2016.
The partnership will highlight the recently opened African-themed 100,000 sq. ft. indoor waterpark in the Pocono Mountains that features a retractable roof, stand-up surfing or body boarding on the FlowRider, the Anaconda and Swahili Swirl waterslides, a relaxing Lazy River, indoor/outdoor family hot tubs and much more for adults and children alike.
“We could not be more excited to partner with Richard Childress Racing to sponsor Ryan Newman’s No. 31 Chevrolet to bring the spirit of Africa to the Pocono Raceway,” said Todd Nelson, owner, Kalahari Resorts and Conventions. “The Pocono Mountains have been incredibly welcoming, and we continue to find new ways to partner with and support the area.”
Kalahari Resorts and Conventions provides a world-away experience that has something for everyone all under one roof. The Poconos location features 457 rooms and suites, three full-service dining restaurants, a 30,000 sq. ft. Family Entertainment Center, as well as the Spa Kalahari and Salon for relaxation and rejuvenation. The 100,000 sq. ft. Convention Center allows for both meeting spaces, as well as events large and small, with award-winning catering and state-of-the-art technology available to guests.
“We are pleased to partner with Kalahari Resorts and Conventions for the Pocono race weekend and to play an integral part in helping to promote Pennsylvania’s largest indoor waterpark,” said Torrey Galida, president of Richard Childress Racing. “The resort brings a mix of family fun and provides a top-of-the-line facility for business meetings and events.”
Kalahari Resorts and Conventions are full-service vacation destinations with three locations in Sandusky, Ohio; Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin and Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania.
For additional information on today’s announcement and all that’s happening at RCR, please visit rcrracing.com.
About Kalahari Resort and Conventions: Kalahari Resorts in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, Sandusky, Ohio, and coming soon to the Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania, deliver a “world-away” waterpark resort and conference experience beyond expectations. The authentically African-themed Kalahari Resorts, privately owned by the Nelson family, are home to America’s largest indoor waterparks. All Kalahari Resorts feature well-appointed guest rooms, full-service Spa Kalahari, a fully equipped fitness center, on-site restaurants, unique retail shops and a state-of-the-art conference center. Kalahari Resorts and Convention Centers frequently receives awards and accolades for our guest and convention services. Recent recognition includes: Condé Nast Traveler’s #1 World’s Coolest Indoor Waterparks, 2015 Reader’s Choice USA Today’s 10 Best Indoor Waterparks, TripAdvisors’ 2016 Travelers’ Choice Awards, Silver Star recognition for Best Family-Friendly Meeting Hotel and Resort in Smart Meeting’s 2014 Smart Stars Awards, Clean the World’s Top 50 Hot Properties in 2013, January 2015 OpenTable’s Diners’ Choice Award for Double Cut Grill’s signature dining experience for the second consecutive year, the Daily Herald’s 2014 Reader’s Choice Awards for Best Indoor Waterpark, selection as one of the nation’s Top Family Resorts by Family Fun magazine for 2013, being named the Best Conference Center in the state by the Wisconsin Hotel and Lodging Association and selection as the Corporate Meeting Destination of the Year by Cleveland Business Connects magazine. For reservation and guest information, call 1-877-KALAHARI (525-2427) or visit: KalahariResorts.com. To learn more about Kalahari Resorts, members of the media are encouraged to visit KalahariMedia.com.
About Richard Childress Racing: Richard Childress Racing (rcrracing.com) is a renowned, performance-driven racing, marketing and manufacturing organization. RCR has earned more than 200 victories and 15 championships, including six in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with the legendary Dale Earnhardt. RCR was the first organization to win championships in the Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Its 2016 Sprint Cup Series lineup includes two-time NASCAR champion Austin Dillon (No. 3 Dow/American Ethanol/Cheerios/AAA Chevrolet), 2011 Brickyard 400 champion Paul Menard (No. 27 Menards Chevrolet) and 2008 Daytona 500 champion and 2013 Brickyard 400 winner Ryan Newman (No. 31 Caterpillar/Grainger /WIX Filters Chevrolet). Its XFINITY Series program includes a multi-driver lineup with Austin Dillon and Paul Menard (No. 2 Rheem/Menards Chevrolet), 2012 Camping World Truck Series Rookie of the Year Ty Dillon (No. 3 Bass Pro Shops/Rheem/WESCO/Red Kap Chevrolet), Rookie of the Year contender Brandon Jones (No. 33 Menards/Nexteer Chevrolet) and Brendan Gaughan (No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino/WIX Filters Chevrolet).