BJ McLeod Reunites With Batteries Plus At Kentucky

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Officials from B.J. McLeod Motorsports (@teamBJMcLeod) announced today that Batteries Plus Bulbs® will return as the primary marketing partner for driver B.J. McLeod (@BJMcLeod78) in Saturday night’s 300 at Kentucky Speedway.

Batteries Plus Bulbs® returns to the team after backing the Mooresville, North Carolina-based team in the first three NASCAR XFINITY Series races of the season at Daytona International Speedway, Atlanta Motor Speedway and Las Vegas Motor Speedway respectively.

McLeod opened the partnership up with a respectable 24thplace finish in the season-opening PowerShares QQQ 300 at Daytona.

Batteries Plus Bulbs® is the nation’s largest and fastest-growing battery, light bulb and smartphone/ tablet repair source with a nationwide network of stores. With access to nearly 60,000 batteries, light bulbs and accessories, Batteries Plus Bulbs has the widest selection of products available and offers unmatched services to retail and business consumers.

The company also offers on-site repairs for iPhone®, iPad®and iPod® Apple® devices, most Samsung® devices and many more. On-site repair services include battery replacements, fixing cracked screens, charge ports, and buttons, among others.

“I’m stoked to have Batteries Plus Bulbs return to B.J. McLeod Motorsports this weekend at Kentucky Speedway,” said McLeod. “We really enjoyed our partnership with them earlier this season and I’m honored to have the chance to represent them again.

“We’ve made many improvements to our team since the beginning of the season and I’m eager to get rolling in Kentucky and allow them to see the changes firsthand. It’s awesome to have them back!”

Russ Reynolds, the chief executive officer for Batteries Plus Bulbs®, says the Hartland, Wisconsin-based company is thrilled to return to B.J. McLeod Motorsports and re-connect with the NASCAR fan base.

“Having been an entrepreneur, like our hundreds of franchisees, B.J. brings dedication and drive to the racetrack each day. It’s this passionate spirit, which aligns with Batteries Plus Bulbs’ company philosophy,” Reynolds said. “We’re excited to be back and wish B.J. and the team the best of luck this weekend.”

For more on B.J. McLeod, please visit his official Facebook page, while also visiting the team’s brand new website Additionally, the team is growing their presence on Twitter, with the team’s new account @teamBJMcLeod. McLeod also utilizes his personal twitter too, @BJMcLeod78. Show your support with the team by mentioning our new hash tag #BJ78Nation.

The 300 (150 Laps / 300 Miles) is the 27th of 33 NASCAR XFINITY Series on the 2016 schedule. Practice beginsFriday, Sept. 23 from 3:30 p.m. – 4:25 p.m. A final practice session has been set for later in the day set to launch at 6:00 p.m. through 7:25 p.m. Qualifying is set for race day, Saturday, Sept. 24 beginning at 4:45 p.m. The 40-car field will take the green flag later that night shortly after 8:00 p.m. with live coverage on NBC Sports Network, Performance Racing Network (Radio) and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (Satellite Radio, Channel 90). All times are local (Eastern).


Batteries Plus Bulbs, founded in 1988 and headquartered in Hartland, Wisc. is a leading omni-channel retailer of batteries, light bulbs and smartphone repair services for the direct-to-consumer and commercial channels. Through a nationwide network of stores, the Company offers a differentiated value proposition of unrivaled product selection, in-stock availability and customer service. Batteries Plus Bulbs is owned by Freeman Spogli, a private equity firm based in Los Angeles and New York City.  To learn more about one of Forbes® Top 10 Best Franchises in America for the past three years, visit


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