For only $5, now you, too, can have your name painted on a NASCAR stock car.
The Charlotte 2012 convention committee has launched a “Powered by the American People” campaign that promises contributors of any amount that their names will be listed as sponsors on the Democratic National Convention racing car.
An email blast with the pitch, signed by reknowned NASCAR promoter H.A. “Humpy” Wheeler, went out Thursday and the promotion leads the convention’s web site.
Charlotte is the home of the NASCAR hall of fame, so it’s a natural fit. Of course, the racing league also has been the subject of fodder used against Mitt Romney in the presidential campaign.
The GOP hopeful said in February, “I have some great friends who are NASCAR team owners,” and Dems immediately latched onto the statement as proof that Romney is out of touch with regular voters.
Here’s the full pitch from Wheeler: