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Premium Motorsports Pays Tribute to U. S. First Responders Association with Dr. Jaz



Mooresville, NC (September 13, 2017) – Premium Motorsports and driver, Gray Gaulding will utilize the hood of the No.55 Toyota Camry to honor and raise awareness to the U.S. First Responders Association this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, ‘Tales of the Turtle 400’.


Dr. Kenneth Jazdzewski (Dr. Jaz), a Dentist at Heritage Dental PC, in Antioch IL, has a love for his practice, his family, NASCAR racing and the U.S. First Responders Association. Dr. Jaz’s cousin, Ronald Szarzynski, a retired fire chief was an enthusiast NASCAR fan who often went to the races with Dr. Jaz and family. Unfortunately, Ronald passed away from Pancreatic Cancer. The doctor and Ronald’s son, Ronny Szarzynski, wanted to honor his memory with a purple pancreatic cancer awareness ribbon on the #55 but they also wanted to do something more to raise awareness for the first responders who do their best to save as many lives as they can every day, as they tried to do for Ronald.


I’ve been involved in a couple of smaller sponsorships in the past with another team, but this time I wanted it to be bigger. It’s so cool and we’re more involved with this sponsorship than we were in the past when we had my office, ‘Heritage Dental’ on a car in the Xfinity Series last year, so we’re really excited and looking forward to this weekend. My cousins’ son, Ronny (Szarzynski) had the idea about putting the pancreatic awareness ribbon on the car. I thought it was a great idea so he and I decided to be co-sponsors on the car. We probably won’t leave the track until Monday morning. For us, this is all about paying tribute to the first responders and remembering Ronald” – Dr. Kenneth Jazdzewski


Their Purpose:
The purpose of the United States First Responders Association is to advance the profession of fire, emergency, police and military services through proactive community leadership, education, advocacy, policy, procedure, and guidelines that would best help all emergency services provide aid to the citizens of the United States and worldwide.

Their Mission: brings together personnel from many diverse fields where they can share their knowledge and expertise as well as form a closer bond of fellowship between its members with our focus primarily on: Training, Tactics, Safety, Education and community outreach.

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The ‘Tales of the Turtles 400’ will take place at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday, September 17th at 3:00PM ET. Race fans can tune-in to NBCSN for race coverage and follow @premiummotorsports on Twitter for updates throughout the weekend.

About Premium Motorsports:

Premium Motorsports is an American professional stock car racing team that currently competes in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. The team fields the No.15 Toyota Camry and Chevrolet SS full-time and the No.55 Toyota Camry and Chevrolet SS in The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. In the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, the team fields the No.49 Chevy Silverado. 

Premium Motorsports is seeking partners for continued success on all levels. For more information regarding available partnerships, contact Stacey Carlson.

Premium Motorsports Contacts:
Stacey Carlson
Mobile: 216-337-4052
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Jen Calandrillo
Public Relations
Office: 980-444-0208
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