Coming into the season, Koch had a 20 race deal with a primary sponsor, Riseupandregister.com. ESPN pulled the organization’
Following the controversy, Blake, who is committed to his Christianity and supports a number of Christian charities, told a national TV audience it is unfortunate he lost his sponsor, but he wasn’t going to back away from his beliefs. Blake was left searching for a new sponsor. A NASCAR driver needs a sponsor to improve the quality of car they’re driving, increasing their chances of success on raceday.
In Darlington, Dr. Sexton has provided Blake a raceway rescue. “What happened to Blake was unfair. Blake stood for his belief in Christ and with the good deeds he is doing through his faith, above all else. I think someone like that should be supported”.
• Dr. Gregory Sexton
Time and location may vary
• NASCAR Nationwide Series Driver Blake Koch
Blake is available in and around Darlington Raceway after 3pm Thursday May 10th & Friday May 11th in the morning and afternoon
Support Material Available:
• Transcript of voicemail left by ESPN Executive rejecting original sponsor’s ad.
• You can follow Blake on twitter @blakekochracing or Facebook by clicking here
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