State Water Heaters Takes to the Track with Stewart-Haas Racing Partnership

July 8, 2013

ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (July 8, 2013) – State Water Heaters ( announced it has joined forces with title-winning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR). State will serve as the primary sponsor for Ryan Newman during the Goody’s Foot Relief 500 Sprint Cup race in October at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway.

“We’re very proud to welcome State Water Heaters into the Stewart-Haas Racing family,” said SHR co-owner and three-time Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart. “State Water Heaters is an innovative company that prides itself on quality and customer service. Just as they deliver for their customers, we plan to deliver for them – on the track and off. It’s a strong brand that through its partnership with our race team will become even stronger.”

For the other races, State Water Heater will be an associate sponsor of the No. 14 Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Chevrolet SS driven by Stewart and the No. 39 Quicken Loans Chevrolet driven by teammate Newman.

“The State Water Heaters brand has a rich history in the plumbing industry, and over that time we’ve developed strong partnerships with our wholesalers and contractors. State has sponsored motorsports since 2006, and we’re thrilled to join SHR where we’re able to share the excitement of this program with our customers,” said Jeff Storie, senior manager of contractor and brand marketing for State Water Heaters. “We look forward to working with Ryan, Tony and the rest of the SHR team to raise awareness among the legions of NASCAR fans about State brand products and our loyal contractors.”

About State Water Heaters:
State Water Heaters is a leading manufacturer of commercial and residential water heaters. For more than 60 years, State Water Heaters has built dependable, long-lasting water heaters for commercial and residential applications. State remains fixed on manufacturing durable products that last longer. For more information, visit