Since 2006 State Water Heaters, a leading manufacturer of commercial and residential water heaters, has partnered with top racing teams to engage fans across the nation.

The qualities it takes to be successful on the track — toughness, consistency and reliability — are the same values built into every State product.

From the roaring engines of the Monster Energy Series to exciting regional race events, the State Water Heaters racing team isn’t just a NASCAR sponsor, we’re racing fans.

Over the years, we’ve partnered with drivers like racing legend Ward Burton and NASCAR champion Kurt Busch.

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State enters NASCAR Sprint Cup racing with Kevin Lepage, driver of the #61 State Water Heaters Ford Fusion.

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2007 NASCAR Darlington  


State begins it’s first-ever full season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup series with Ward Burton and the legendary Morgan-McClure Motorsports team to field the #4 State Water Heaters Chevy SS.

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State moves to Haas CNC Racing for the ’08 NASCAR Sprint Cup season with Scott Riggs driving the #66 State Water Heaters Chevy SS.

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State partners with the Nashville-based Baker Curb Racing to field the #27 State Water Heaters Ford Fusion in the NASCAR Nationwide Series for veteran Jason Keller.

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2010 – 2011

State partners with Jeb Burton and the #27 Chevy to race in several late model series races around the southeastern United States.

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State and the Burton family partner to run the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. NASCAR legend Ward Burton raced the #27 State Water Heaters Chevy Silverado at Daytona before turning the truck over to son Jeb for the remainder of the year.

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Ryan Newman and the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series #39 State Water Heaters Chevrolet Photoshoot  


State roars back into the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with driver Ryan “Rocket Man” Newman and Stewart-Haas Racing. Ryan drove the #39 State Water Heaters Chevy SS at Dover and Martinsville. The State logo visits victory lane for the first time as Newman wins the Brickyard 400 Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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2014 NSCS #41 State Water Heaters Photoshoot  


State partners with Stewart-Haas Racing once again and teams with NASCAR Champion Kurt Busch to field the #41 State Water Heaters/Haas Automation Chevy SS in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The State logo visits victory lane for a second time when Busch wins at the Martinsville Speedway in Virginia.

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