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Miller Racing Group Inc. brandlogo decal

Miller Racing Group Inc. brand/logo decal

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Description (Brief)
Miller Racing Group Inc.'s brand/logo decal identification for NASCAR Late Model Stock competition in the southeast from 1994-2006. This decal/logo was affixed on all of the race cars and the race shop front door. The patch graphics represent an African American driver denoted by the black handgrip on the steering wheel. 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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
auto racing decal
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 in x 5 1/2 in; 15.24 cm x 13.97 cm
ID Number
2016.0308.09
accession number
2016.0308
catalog number
2016.0308.09
subject
auto racing
Professional
African American
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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