FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SegPay, a global leader in online payment processing returns to the track at Homestead-Miami Speedway. SegPay is the primary sponsor of Garrett Smithley, an up-and-coming NASCAR driver, who will be make his Xfinity Series debut in the #70 SegPay Chevy. Look for SegPay's orange and blue race car as it rounds the track in Homestead during the Ford EcoBoost 300 this Saturday, November 21st at 2:45pm. Coverage of the race will air on NBC.
"The Ford EcoBoost 300 in an important race for drivers, as the last race of the 2015 season it is also the last chance for drivers to show what they're made of," said Cathy Beardsley, president and CEO of SegPay. "At SegPay we show what we're made of everyday putting our customers first as we safely handle all their transactions and protect them from fraudulent activity with our state of the art fraud mitigation system."
SegPay became a major sponsor of Garrett Smithley Racing in 2015. This is the third race that Smithley will be driving the fully branded SegPay race vehicle during the 2015 NASCAR season. Smithley competed in the SegPay branded race truck in both the Pocono 150 in August and the NextEra Energy Resources 250 in February. The sponsorship includes both on-track and online racing sanctioned by NASCAR.
"This is the last race of the season, the one where the most promising and seasoned drivers battle for the series championship," said Smithley. "I'm so proud to get the opportunity to be on the track among them and to be backed by SegPay, one of the fastest payment processors on the planet."
The partnership has helped accelerate SegPay's move into rapidly expanding segments of e-commerce, including online gaming. The company believes that the mainstream appeal of NASCAR will allow online consumers to become more familiar with the payment processor.
"Just like NASCAR drivers, we want consumers to associate Segpay with speed and accuracy along with allowing them to become more familiar with the SegPay brand," said Beardsley. "We're so proud of Garrett's progress this year and can't wait to see how he finishes the season."
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SegPay is a global leader in online payment processing. Since 2005, SegPay has offered online merchants a state-of-the-art billing platform that provides real time payment processing around the globe. SegPay helps protect online merchants with its proprietary Fraud Mitigation System™ and provides unmatched customer service and support. For more information on the company, visit http://www.segpay.com/.
About Garrett Smithley
Garrett Smithley is an up-and-coming NASCAR race car driver currently ranked to compete in the XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series levels. Smithley began his racing career in 2007, driving Bandolero cars on short tracks in his adopted home state of Georgia. His natural talent helped him win several races and progress to compete in the ultra-competitive Legend Car series where he won four championships. Smithley made his stock car debut in 2013 at the ARCA by Menards National Racing Series. When not racing, Smithley is a lead instructor at the Richard Petty Driving Experience.
For more information visit http://garrettsmithley.com/ or follow him on his personal social media channels.
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