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RV Retailer the ‘Motorcoach Partner’ of Petty GMS

May 11, 2022

Donny O’Banion, right, president of Motor Home Specialists, with NASCAR legend Richard Petty.

STATESVILLE, N.C. – Petty GMS announced today (May 11) a partnership with RV Retailer LLC (RVR), a leading recreational vehicle retail company with 97 stores in 30 states, to become the “Official Motorcoach Partner” of its NASCAR Cup Series team for both sales and service.

“RV Retailer is proud to be associated with one of the sports all-time winning legends in Richard Petty along with his winning team in Petty GMS,” said Jon Ferrando, chief executive officer and president of RV Retailer.

“This relationship deepens our roots with our enthusiast base of customers we seek to serve in and around NASCAR. The engagement level of RVers at NASCAR events is incredible to see, as races have seen thousands attend NASCAR events live in their RV from race to race for a great family experience,” Ferrando added.

Whether visiting a state-of-the-art RV repair and service center or shopping for a new or used motorhome or towable trailer for your next grand adventure, RV Retailer strives to provide an exceptional experience. No matter where the journey begins, RV Retailer is ready to help get you on the road and ready to explore.

“Partnering with RV Retailer allows our front office team to have a place to base operations from while at the track each weekend,” said Mike Beam, president of Petty GMS. “In addition, we will utilize the luxury motorcoach to host and entertain our partners. RV Retailer looks to provide an exceptional experience for all of their guests, and this partnership will allow us to do the same in return.”

The NASCAR Cup Series season continues this weekend at Kansas Speedway, with Petty GMS drivers Ty Dillon and Erik Jones taking to the Kansas high banks at 3 p.m. ET, Sunday, May 15. Watch live television coverage on FOX, while the Motor Racing Network and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Channel 90 carry the radio broadcast.

About RV Retailer

RV Retailer is a leading recreational vehicle retail company in the United States with a focus on providing an outstanding experience for recreational vehicle customers in new and used sales, service and parts, and customer financial services.

RV Retailer has 96 RV stores in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, and Wyoming.

Regional store brands include: RV One Superstores, Motor Home Specialist, ExploreUSA, Sonny’s Camp-N-Travel, Cousins RV, Camper Clinic, Lifestyle RVs, Family RV Group, Northgate RV, Tom’s Camperland and Blue Dog RV, which sell a wide range of new and used RV brands with thousands of RVs in inventory.

RV Retailer is led by co-founders Ferrando and John Rizzo, executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer. Ferrando and Rizzo were instrumental in building America’s largest automotive retailer from start-up to over $20 billion in revenue. RV Retailer’s leadership team has over 250 years of automotive and RV retail industry experience.