Kalahari Resorts and Conventions Extends Partnership With Richard Childress Racing

WELCOME, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#FamilyTime–Richard Childress Racing (RCR) and Kalahari
Resorts and Conventions
have renewed their partnership for the 2017
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Now home to America’s Largest
Indoor Waterpark, Kalahari Resorts will once again serve as the primary
sponsor on Ryan Newman’s No. 31 Chevrolet SS at Pocono Raceway on June
11, 2017, as well as host RCR during its two stops on the Series
schedule in Pennsylvania.

The partnership launched earlier today when Newman unveiled the 2017
Kalahari Resorts and Conventions Chevrolet on the RCR Facebook page,
engaging with race fans and providing details on how they can take
advantage of exclusive
room rates
and promotions happening during the Pocono race weekend
June 10-11.

“Kalahari is my daughters’ favorite place to go when we are racing in
Pocono,” said Ryan Newman, driver of the No. 31 Kalahari Resorts and
Conventions Chevrolet. “It is an ideal destination for families of all
ages to spend time together and have fun. Kalahari is a one-of-a-kind
experience, and everything you could possibly want is there. I’m proud
to have them back with us and providing RCR a great place to stay when
our time at the track is completed.”

Leading up to racing in the Pocono Mountains, fans and potential guests
will have access to social media content showcasing the expanded
220,000-sq.-ft. indoor waterpark that now features 34 attractions,
including a wavepool, an enhanced area for children, an extended lazy
river and adult swim-up bars.

Beyond the waterpark, the resort recently opened an additional 520 rooms
and suites, providing nearly 1,000 on-site accommodations to easily
welcome race fans and teams. The authentically African resort added two
new full-service signature dining experiences — Double Cut Charcoal
Grill and Sortino’s Italian Kitchen and expanded dry-play
and fitness amenities. Its 100,000-sq.-ft. Convention Center remains a
top-of-the-line and state-of-the art facility for business meetings and

“We are excited to partner with Richard Childress Racing to sponsor Ryan
Newman’s No. 31 Chevrolet to bring the spirit of Africa to the Pocono
Raceway two years in a row,” said Todd Nelson, owner, Kalahari Resorts
and Conventions. “We’ve enjoyed getting to know Ryan and his team over
the years while hosting them at our resort, and Ryan embodies the fun
and adventurous spirit of both my family and the resorts.”

For more information on today’s announcement and all that is happening
at RCR, please visit rcrracing.com.
For more information about Kalahari Resorts, please visit www.KalahariResorts.com.

About Kalahari Resorts and Conventions

Kalahari Resorts and Conventions in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin,
Sandusky, Ohio, the Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania, and coming soon to
Round Rock, Texas, delivers a “world-away” waterpark resort and
conference experience beyond expectations. The authentically
African-themed Kalahari Resorts, privately owned by the Nelson family,
is home to America’s largest indoor waterparks. All Kalahari Resorts
feature well-appointed guest rooms, full-service Spa Kalahari, a fully
equipped fitness center, on-site restaurants, unique retail shops and a
state-of-the-art conference center. Kalahari Resorts and Conventions
frequently receives awards and accolades for its guest and convention
services. Recent recognition includes: Condé Nast Traveler’s #1 World’s
Coolest Indoor Waterparks, TripAdvisors’ 2017 Travelers’ Choice Awards,
2017 Wisconsin Meetings’ Best Convention Center, 2016 Family Vacation
Critic Favorite, TripAdvisors’ 2016 Travelers’ Choice Awards, 2015
Reader’s Choice USA Today’s 10 Best Indoor Waterparks, January 2015
OpenTable’s Diners’ Choice Award for Double Cut Grill’s signature dining
experience for the second consecutive year, Silver Star recognition for
Best Family-Friendly Meeting Hotel and Resort in Smart Meeting’s 2014
Smart Stars Awards, Clean the World’s Top 50 Hot Properties in 2013, the
Daily Herald’s 2014 Reader’s Choice Awards for Best Indoor Waterpark,
selection as one of the nation’s Top Family Resorts by Family Fun
magazine for 2013, being named the Best Conference Center in the state
by the Wisconsin Hotel and Lodging Association and selection as the
Corporate Meeting Destination of the Year by Cleveland Business Connects
magazine. For reservation and guest information, call 1-877-KALAHARI
(525-2427) or visit KalahariResorts.com.
To learn more about Kalahari Resorts, members of the media are
encouraged to visit KalahariMedia.com.

About Richard Childress Racing

Richard Childress Racing (rcrracing.com)
is a renowned, performance-driven racing, marketing and manufacturing
organization. RCR has earned more than 200 victories and 17
championships, including six in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series
with the legendary Dale Earnhardt. RCR was the first organization to win
championships in the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR
Camping World Truck Series. Its 2017 Cup Series lineup includes two-time
NASCAR champion Austin Dillon (No. 3 Dow/American Ethanol/AAA
Chevrolet), 2011 Brickyard 400 champion Paul Menard (No. 27 Menards
Chevrolet) and 2008 Daytona 500 champion and 2013 Brickyard 400 winner
Ryan Newman (No. 31 Caterpillar/Grainger Chevrolet). Its XFINITY Series
program includes a multi-driver lineup with Austin Dillon, Ben Kennedy
and Paul Menard (No. 2 Rheem/Menards Chevrolet), a multi-driver lineup
with Ty Dillon and others (No. 3 Bass Pro Shops/Rheem/Red Kap
Chevrolet), Daniel Hemric (No. 21 Chevrolet), Brandon Jones (No. 33
Menards/Nexteer Chevrolet) and Brendan Gaughan (No. 62 South Point Hotel
& Casino/U.S. Cellular Chevrolet).


Jasmon Harper