Guaranteed Rate Sponsors Dave Richards in NHRA Mello Yello Nitro Funny Car Series
September 23, 2020 – Paul Richards Racing is excited to announce that Guaranteed Rate, one of the largest retail mortgage lenders in the United States, will be the primary partner on Dave Richards’ Ford Mustang for the NHRA Mello Yello Nitro Funny Car Series race in Gainesville, Fla., September 25-27.
“Guaranteed Rate is proud to sponsor Dave Richards at NHRA’s iconic Funny Car Series,” said Guaranteed Rate Chief Marketing Officer Steve Moffat. “We look forward to being part of this sport with such a loyal fan base, and to do so with a team that has deep history and roots in drag racing.”
“We are thrilled to welcome Guaranteed Rate to the team and NHRA at Gainesville,” said driver Dave Richards “Gainesville is my home track and we will have a lot of family and friends in attendance this weekend cheering us on. We are thankful to everyone at Guaranteed Rate for supporting our team and hope that we can hoist the Wally at the end of the weekend!”
The 51st annual AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals begins on Saturday, September 26 with two qualifying sessions at 12:45 and 5:00 p.m. (ET). Race day will be on Sunday, September 27 starting at 11:00 a.m. (ET).
About Guaranteed Rate Companies
The Guaranteed Rate Companies, which includes Guaranteed Rate, Inc., Guaranteed Rate Affinity, LLC, and Proper Rate, LLC, has more than 9,000 employees in over 750 offices across the United States. Headquartered in Chicago, Guaranteed Rate Companies is one of the largest retail mortgage lenders in the United States, funding over $73 billion in 2020. Founded in 2000 and licensed in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., Guaranteed Rate Companies has helped homeowners nationwide with home purchase loans and refinances. The company has established itself as an industry leader by introducing innovative technology, offering low rates and delivering unparalleled customer service. 2017 marked the launch of Guaranteed Rate Affinity, LLC, a mortgage origination joint venture between Guaranteed Rate, Inc. and Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in residential real estate franchising and brokerage. In 2020, the company launched Proper Rate, LLC, a mortgage origination joint venture between Guaranteed Rate, Inc. and @properties, one of the nation's largest residential brokerage firms. Collectively, the Guaranteed Rate Companies have earned honors and awards including: Top Lender for Online Service for 2018 by U.S. News & World Report; Best Mortgage Lender for Online Loans and Best Mortgage Lender for Refinancing by NerdWallet for 2021; HousingWire’s 2020 Tech100 award for the company’s industry-leading FlashClose SM technology; No. 3 ranking in Scotsman Guide's Top Retail Mortgage Lenders 2019; Chicago Agent Magazine’s Lender of the Year for five consecutive years; Chicago Tribune's Top Workplaces list for seven consecutive years. Visit rate.com for more information.
About Paul Richards Racing
Paul Richards Racing is family owned, NHRA Mello Yello Nitro Funny Car team from Wellington, Fla. Brothers, Dave, Paul, Brian and Michael carry on the tradition of the their father Gary Richards who traveled the Northeast in the 1960s and 1970s. Visit PaulRichardsRacing.com and become a fan on Facebook @richardsracing and Instagram @paulrichardsracing.