SPONSORSHIP
OPPORTUNITIES

Expand your brand with Bad Apples Racing.

  • Chicago major market hub

  • Exposure opportunities on the Chain O'Lakes, Blarney Island, the Ozarks, Lucas Oil Stadium, and Lake Lucas.

  • Nationally televised and live streamed KDBA sanctioned events at Lucas Oil Speedway

  • Mid-market NIDBA radio broadcasts, live from Blarney Island 

  • Winningest Drag Boat "Street Racing" Team over multiple generations

  • Culturally, religiously, and gender diverse 

  • 5 drivers x 6 boats x 20+ events x 4+ classes = amplified exposure no individual driver can offer

 

Custom Sponsorship

Your brand is unique and your sponsorship opportunities should be too. Work with our team to build a mutually beneficial, one-of-a-kind sponsorship experience for the upcoming season. We work closely with businesses who choose to support specific elements of our race program while ensuring maximum brand exposure. Submit the form below with your custom concept and budget.

Sample Opportunities:

  • Sponsor the team or a race series

  • Logo placement, web presence, and/or social media campaigns

  • Pop-up shade structures displayed in pit at televised events

  • Professional photos with your logo or products

  • Travel accommodations, trailers, equipment

  • Safety inspections and equipment 

  • Parts, products, and fuel

  • Team apparel and gear 

  • Promotional giveaways 

  • Logoed Pit Banners

  • Local Shine & Show event May-Sept (i.e. display one team boat and meet a driver at a Chicagoland corporate event)

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Platinum $30,000

  • Logo displayed on all team boats, pit pontoon, pit flags, and more

  • Logoed shade structures for nationally televised KDBA pit events

  • 80+ Sponsorship mentions as all drivers leave NIDBA and KDBA pits 

  • Logoed race suits for all drivers &  logoed crew uniforms

  • Professional photoshoot representing your brand sponsorship

  • 4 Invitations to NIDBA Thunder on the Chain

  • 1 Shine & Show event (local only, May - Sept)

  • Logo and url displayed on Bad Apples website

  • Sponsor spotlight on all Social Media Channels

  • Promotional giveaways 

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Gold $20,000

  • Pick 2: Logo displayed on all team boats, pit pontoon, pit flags, or tent

  • Pick 1: Sponsorship mentions as drivers leave KDBA or NIDBA pits

  • Logoed patch on all team driver suits

  • Crew and drivers pictured using branded products and/or apparel 

  • 4 Invitations to NIDBA Thunder on the Chain

  • Logo and url displayed on Bad Apples website

  • Sponsor spotlight on all Social Media Channels

  • Promotional giveaways 

4

Silver $10,000

  • Pick 2: Logo displayed on pit pontoon, pit flags, or tent

  • Pick 1: Sponsorship mentions as drivers leave KDBA or NIDBA pits

  • Crew and drivers pictured using branded products and/or apparel 

  • 2 Invitations to NIDBA Thunder on the Chain

  • Logo and url displayed on Bad Apples website

  • Sponsor spotlight on all Social Media Channels

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Bronze $5000

  • Pick 1: Sponsorship mentions as drivers leave KDBA or NIDBA pits

  • Crew and drivers pictured using branded products and/or apparel 

  • Logo and url displayed on Bad Apples website

  • Sponsor spotlight on all Social Media Channels

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Let's Work Together

Thanks for submitting a sponsorship inquiry!We'll be in touch.