Igloo was kind enough to send me one of their NASCAR-branded Playmate coolers. I was sent the NASCAR-branded model. Due to the COVID-19 lockdowns, I have not had an opportunity to use the cooler yet. But I was impressed with its construction and ease of access. As the photos show, the cooler is brightly-colored and eye-catching. It’s supposed to be able to hold nine (9) standard size cans of your beverage of choice. I have owned an Igloo Playmate cooler for more than 35 years, and it has kept many a can of soda cold at the races. I recommend these to any racing fan who wants to show their NASCAR loyalty at the track, or at the family picnic.
The original press release follows.
Today, Igloo and NASCAR® announced the debut of five NASCAR-branded Playmate coolers. Featuring custom artwork inspired by drivers, cars and Daytona International Speedway — launching with the DAYTONA 500 and the start of the 2021 season — this special-edition Playmate series licensed by NASCAR is available on February 14 at igloocoolers.com/nascar.
“Teaming up with NASCAR has been the ride of a lifetime,” said Brian Garofalow, Chief Marketing Officer at Igloo. “Seeing thousands of our coolers used at tailgating events of every race tells us our fans are NASCAR fans, which makes it so exciting to give them a product they will love! With a variety of NASCAR-centric designs, we know these Playmates will get off to a fast start, especially with the much-anticipated DAYTONA 500.”
Designed with true NASCAR fans in mind, each of the five new Playmate Pal coolers — with capacity for up to nine 12-ounce cans — features custom artwork on the classic tent top. The starting lineup includes: The NASCAR Stock Car Evolution Playmate Pal which depicts the iconic NASCAR logo and how racing vehicles have changed over the years; the NASCAR Daytona International Speedway Playmate Pal that pays tribute to the legendary track that has hosted the season-opening race of the NASCAR Cup Series since 1982; and the Driver Series of Playmate Pal coolers inspired by the fire suits (complete with sponsor logos, car number and signature) worn by champion drivers Kyle Busch, Chase Elliott and Kevin Harvick.
All five Playmate Pal coolers within this special-edition collection licensed by NASCAR are available on February 14 for $39.99 each, while supplies last.
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The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States and owner of 16 of the nation’s major motorsports entertainment facilities. NASCAR consists of three national series (NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR Xfinity Series™, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™), four regional series (ARCA Menards Series, ARCA Menards Series East & West and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour), one local grassroots series (NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series) and three international series (NASCAR Pinty’s Series, NASCAR Peak Mexico Series, NASCAR Whelen Euro Series). The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. NASCAR also owns Motor Racing Network, Racing Electronics and ONE DAYTONA. Based in Daytona Beach, Florida, with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe. For more information visit http://www.NASCAR.com
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