ALAN JOHNSON AL-ANABI RACING RETAINS 3-G SPORTS, LLC

Posted by Andy Durham on January 15, 2009 at 5:30 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Company will Manage Media Relations for NHRA Team

***First, Robert Bell to the Grasshoppers, and now Alan Johnson’s in the NHRA. Next thing you know, Ogi Overman will be our new City Manager……All kidding aside, this is a great and well-deserved pick up for Rob Goodman and 3G Spots.*****

BROWNSBURG, Ind. – – Alan Johnson Al-Anabi Racing has signed a multi-year agreement with 3-G Sports, LLC to provide media relations for the new National Hot Rod Association team, it was announced today.

The team will field a Top Fuel dragster driven by Larry Dixon and a Funny Car driven by Del Worsham in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. 3-G Sports founder and president Rob Goodman will manage all media relations for the team.

“We are delighted to partner with 3-G Sports and have Rob Goodman as our director of media relations,” team owner Alan Johnson said. “I worked with Rob in my years with Team Winston and developed a relationship that has developed personally as well as professionally. It will be a pleasure to have him and his company handling this important area of our Alan Johnson Al-Anabi Racing partnership.”

Prior to founding 3-G Sports in 2004, Goodman worked in sports marketing at R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company where he was the manager of Media Relations focusing on the NHRA, NASCAR and PGA TOUR sponsorships. He was the NHRA media contact for the series, then called NHRA Winston Drag Racing, and Team Winston, which fielded a Top Fuel dragster, a Funny Car and a Pro Stock Motorcycle. Previously, Goodman was a weekend sports anchor at WFMY-TV in Greensboro, N.C.

“Alan Johnson Al-Anabi Racing is a fantastic addition to the 3-G Sports family of clients,” Goodman said. “I spent a great deal of time at NHRA events while working at RJR, and it’s nice to be back in the sport. I have known Alan for many years, and I’m looking forward to working with the fantastic group of people he has assembled with the new team. I certainly appreciate Alan’s confidence in my company and me.”

Located in Greensboro, N.C., 3-G Sports is a multi-faceted company that provides media-relations, event management, and sports marketing consulting for a wide array of clients that are both sports and non-sports related. Additional information on 3-G Sports, LLC, including a list of current and former clients, is available at www.3-gsports.com.

Alan Johnson Al-Anabi Racing is a partnership between Alan Johnson and His Highness Sheikh Khalid Bin Hamad Al Thani. At the forefront of this partnership is Al Thani’s goal to promote the domestic and international awareness of Motorsports in the nation of Qatar. Johnson is an eight-time NHRA Top Fuel Championship crew chief. The team is in the process of establishing its website. For additional information on Alan Johnson, please visit www.alanjohnsonperformance.com.


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