Silver Bullet, NASCAR united

September 25th, 2007 | Posted by Real Beer

Molson Coors Brewing Co., the third-largest U.S. brewer, has outbid Anheuser-Busch for the rights of official beer sponsor of NASCAR auto racing. This means Coors Light – aka The Silver Bullet – replaces Budweiser.

Budweiser had been the official beer of NASCAR since 1998. It also had sponsored Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s No. 8 since he entered the Cup series in 1999. The beer will remain in the top series next year as the sponsor of Kasey Kahne’s No. 9 Dodge.

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