Miller Racing Group shirt worn by co-owner Leonard W. Miller

Description (Brief):

Miller Racing Group shirt worn by co-owner Leonard W. Miller. The Miller Racing Group was an African American racing team owned by father and son, Leonard W. and Leonard T. Miller. This shirt was worn at public relation events around the country from 2003-2006. Miller Racing Group was an African American racing team owned by father and son Leonard W. and Leonard T. Miller. MRG was sponsored by Dr. Pepper from 2001-2003 and delivered Dr. Pepper its first corporate win in the brand's history. The team competed in the NASCAR Late Model Stock Weekly Racing Series throughout the southeast. After the 2003 season, the Millers did not have a corporate sponsor for MRG and sustained the team with their personal funds and resources.

User: Miller, Leonard W.

Location: Currently not on view

Name Of Sport: auto racingLevel Of Sport: ProfessionalWeb Subject: African American

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Credit Line: Gift of Leonard W. Miller

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2016.0359.20Accession Number: 2016.0359Catalog Number: 2016.0359.20

Object Name: auto racing shirt

Physical Description: fabric, cotton (overall material)Measurements: overall: 34 1/2 in x 25 1/2 in; 87.63 cm x 64.77 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-c177-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1824827

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