PARK RIDGE, N.J., Aug. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the No. 22 Hertz Ford Mustang's win at Watkins Glen International, driven by defending Sprint Cup Champion Brad Keselowski, Hertz (NYSE: HTZ) is offering NASCAR Race Fans $22 off their next weekly rental with Hertz. This is Keselowski's first win in the Hertz Ford Mustang and his 18th Nationwide Series win driving the No. 22 for Penske Racing.
"Brad has shown his passion and skill for driving at Watkins Glen in the past," commented Mark P. Frissora, Hertz Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "At Hertz we value such commitment and strive to deliver it to each and every customer, just like Brad did this weekend. Hertz is pleased to offer race fans a special discount in honor of the team's win."
Brad Keselowski took the lead for the final time with 41 laps to go. Over the final run, Keselowski was able to pull away from the field, earning his fourth Nationwide Series win of the season. It was Keselowski's 24th-career Nationwide Series victory.
"I'm thrilled to continue the success of the No. 22 Hertz Ford Mustang by winning the Zippo 200," commented Penske Racing driver Brad Keselowski. "Our winning wouldn't have been possible without the work and dedication of the entire team. It was wonderful that, together, we were all able to keep the No. 22 Hertz Ford Mustang traveling at the speed of Hertz for the third time this year." On Saturday afternoon, Keselowski led 46 of the 82 laps helping him win for the first time in the Hertz Ford Mustang and has helped move the No. 22 to within five points of first place in the NASCAR Nationwide Series Owner's Standings.
To receive the Penske Racing Win discount, customers must mention Promotion Code (PC#): 183234 to receive $22 off their next weekly Hertz rental. The Win discount can be combined with the special Hertz Racing Discount Program (mention corporate discount number -- CDP#: 2222222 at time of reservation) for extra savings. The Racing discounts are subject to all applicable terms and conditions and blackout dates may apply.
Hertz is committed to offering its customers the most technologically innovative products and services available to keep customers "Traveling at the Speed of Hertz." This includes Hertz 'Carfirmations'; 'Gold Choice', which gives Gold members the power to keep the car they reserved or simply choose a different car from the Gold Choice area; and e-Return, with the fastest car rental drop-off that includes an email receipt within hours. These are all complimentary services for Hertz Gold Plus Rewards members, which is currently free to join. In addition, Hertz continues to expand the presence of its ExpressRent Interactive Kiosks that let customers rent a car, with or without a reservation, through a live, face-to-face video kiosk.
About Penske Racing
Penske Racing is one of the most successful teams in the history of professional sports. Competing in a variety of disciplines, cars owned and prepared by Penske Racing have produced 372 major race wins, 430 pole positions and 24 National Championships, including the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series title. The team has also earned a record 15 Indianapolis 500 victories in its storied history. For more information about Penske Racing, please visit www.penskeracing.com.
Hertz operates its car rental business through the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty brands from approximately 10,400 corporate, licensee and franchisee locations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and New Zealand. Hertz is the largest worldwide airport general use car rental brand, operating from approximately 8,800 corporate and licensee locations in approximately 150 countries. Hertz is the number one airport car rental brand in the U.S. and at 111 major airports in Europe. Dollar and Thrifty have approximately 1,580 corporate and franchisee locations in approximately 80 countries. Hertz is an inaugural member of Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards Hall of Fame and was recently named, for the thirteenth time, by the magazine's readers as the Best Car Rental Agency. Hertz was also voted the Best Overall Car Rental Company in Zagat's 2012/13 U.S. Car Rental Survey, earning top honors in 14 additional categories, and the Company swept the global awards for Best Rewards Program and Best Overall Benefits from FlyerTalk.com. Product and services such as Hertz Gold Plus Rewards, NeverLost®, and unique cars and SUVs offered through the Company's Adrenaline, Prestige and Green Traveler Collections, set Hertz apart from the competition. Additionally, Hertz owns the vehicle leasing and fleet management leader Donlen Corporation and operates the Hertz On Demand car sharing business. The Company also owns a leading North American equipment rental business, Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation, which includes Hertz Entertainment Services.
SOURCE The Hertz Corporation