Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff to Join Johnny Sauter at GMS Racing in 2016

STATESVILLE, N.C. (February 15, 2016) – Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff will sponsor Johnny Sauter’s No. 21 Chevrolet Silverado for at least five races in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS), beginning with the season opener at Daytona (Fl.) International Speedway.

“Johnny Sauter has shown us, through our partnership over the last few seasons in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, that he has the same passion for driving that we have about our product,” said Dave Savoca, President of Smokey Mountain Chew, Inc. “His competitive nature is a great fit for our brand, and we look forward to supporting him again in 2016 at GMS Racing.”

Smokey Mountain is America’s original and best-selling tobacco-free smokeless brand. Appealing to adult smokeless tobacco consumers who are seeking tobacco-free and nicotine-free alternatives, Smokey Mountain is available in long cut and easy-to-use pouches.

“GMS Racing is thrilled to have Smokey Mountain on board this season. Smokey Mountain has a great history with Johnny and we are glad that this partnership will continue with our organization,” said Bill Lyons, GMS Racing Director of Marketing.

A seasoned NCWTS veteran, Sauter owns 175 starts, 10 wins, five poles, 63 top-five and 102 top-10 finishes over a 12-year NCWTS career. With the leadership of Marcus Richmond, Sauter is a top championship contender heading into his first season with GMS Racing.

“Smokey Mountain has been such a great supporter for the last two years,” said Johnny Sauter, driver of the No. 21 Chevrolet Silverado. “I’m excited to continue this partnership with them at GMS Racing and to carry their colors as we go after a championship.”

The NCWTS takes to the track for the first time in 2016 at Daytona International Speedway for the NextEra Energy Resources 250 on Friday, February 19.

ABOUT SMOKEY MOUNTAIN SNUFF: Smokey Mountain is America’s original and best-selling tobacco-free smokeless brand. Appealing to adult smokeless tobacco consumers who are seeking tobacco-free and nicotine-free alternatives, Smokey Mountain is available in long cut and easy-to-use pouches.

ABOUT GMS RACING, LLC: GMS Racing LLC, competes full-time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series with drivers Johnny Sauter, Spencer Gallagher and Grant Enfinger. Formerly based out of Las Vegas, Nevada, GMS Racing is now housed in a 100,000 square-foot state-of-the-art campus in Statesville, North Carolina.