Race Fans Invited to Vote on Favorite Design Starting Jan. 11
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 11, 2018--
Race fans will soon be able to show off their auto racing pride every
time they open their wallet. As the Official Bank of Daytona
International Speedway® and the DAYTONA 500®, Fifth Third Bank will soon
offer fans the new Daytona International Speedway Debit Card.
This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:
Fifth Third to Debut New Daytona International Speedway® Debit Card (Photo: Business Wire)
Fans are invited to come along for the ride and help select the best
design for the debit card. They can race to 53.com/racing from Jan.
11-25 to view four unique designs and vote for their favorite. The
winning card design will be announced prior to Speedweeks®, which runs
Fifth Third is once again proud to partner with Roush Fenway Racing as a
primary sponsor of Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.’s No. 17 Ford Fusion this year.
Stenhouse captured his first two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series™ wins
while sporting the Fifth Third paint scheme during the 2017 season. His
second win was the CokeZero 400® at Daytona International Speedway in
July. Some of the debit card designs fans can vote for include the No.
17 Fifth Third car.
"We’re proud to partner with Fifth Third Bank on this unique opportunity
to create a Daytona International Speedway Debit Card,” speedway
President Chip Wile said. “Daytona International Speedway is a special
place to race fans as the home of ‘The Great American Race®’ – the
DAYTONA 500. We look forward to seeing the winning card design that will
showcase the world’s only motorsports stadium.”
“We are excited to give motorsports fans another fun way to express
their loyalty and affinity for the place where so many great races and
historic events have occurred – Daytona International Speedway,” stated
David Call, Florida Region President for Fifth Third Bank. “Now they can
carry it in their wallet and be reminded of their favorite sport every
time they use their Fifth Third debit card.”
Voting will take place at www.53.com/racing
Voting will begin on Jan. 11, 2018 (5 weeks and 3 days before the 60th
anniversary of the DAYTONA 500®)
Voting will end at midnight on Jan. 25, 2018
Winning card design will be selected in Feb. 2018
Debit card will be available in April 2018
In April, new and existing customers will be able to add the Daytona
International Speedway Debit Card to any Fifth Third Checking Account1.
Customers can go to their local Fifth Third Banking Center or call
1-866-671-5353 to find the personal checking account that best fits
their needs. They will be able to use the specialty debit card at
millions of locations and access money at over 50,000 fee-free ATMs
nationwide2. To learn more, visit 53.com/Racing.
1 Specialty designs available on any card type.
Debit Card Fees may apply.
2 ATM network is fee free for Fifth Third Bank
customers when using their debit or prepaid card to withdraw cash. When
you use an ATM not owned by us, you may be charged a fee by the ATM
operator or any network used (and you may be charged a fee for a balance
inquiry even if you do not complete a fund transfer). Non-Fifth Third
ATM Transaction: $2.75 per transaction; International Point of Sale/ATM
Transaction Fee: 3.00% of Transaction Amount; Currency Conversion Fee:
0.20% of the Transaction Amount; International ATM Withdrawal: $5.00;
Non-Fifth Third Cash Advance Debit Card Fee: Greater of $5 or 3.00% of
the transaction amount up to a maximum of $10.
About Fifth Third
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company
headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. As of Sept. 30, 2017, the Company had
$142 billion in assets and operated 1,155 full-service Banking Centers
and 2,465 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida,
Tennessee, West Virginia, Georgia and North Carolina. In total, Fifth
Third provides its customers with access to nearly 55,000 fee-free ATMs
across the United States. Fifth Third operates four main businesses:
Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending and Wealth & Asset
Management. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the
Midwest and, as of Sept. 30, 2017, had $348 billion in assets under
care, of which it managed $36 billion for individuals, corporations and
not-for-profit organizations through its Trust and Registered Investment
Advisory businesses. Investor
information and press
releases can be viewed at www.53.com.
Fifth Third’s common stock is traded on the Nasdaq® Global Select Market
under the symbol “FITB.” Fifth Third Bank was established in 1858.
About the Daytona International Speedway
Daytona International Speedway is the world’s only motorsports stadium
and was awarded SportsBusiness Journal’s prestigious Sports Business
Award for Sports Facility of the Year in 2016. Daytona International
Speedway is the home of "The Great American Race” – the DAYTONA 500.
Though the season-opening Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series event garners
most of the attention – as well as the largest audience in motorsports –
the approximately 500-acre motorsports complex, also known as the “World
Center of Racing,” boasts the most diverse schedule of racing on the
globe. In addition to at least nine major event weekends, the Speedway
grounds are also used extensively for events that include concerts,
civic and social gatherings, car shows, photo shoots, production vehicle
testing and police motorcycle training.
The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR) is the
sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States.
NASCAR consists of three national series (the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup
Series™, NASCAR XFINITY Series™, and NASCAR Camping World Truck
Series™), four regional series, one local grassroots series and three
international series. The International Motor Sports Association™
(IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the
premier U.S. sports car series. Based in Daytona Beach, Fla., with
offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than
1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe. For
more information visit www.NASCAR.com
and follow NASCAR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat
(‘NASCAR’). For race tickets, visit www.NASCAR.com/tickets.
View source version on businesswire.com: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180111006170/en/
Source: Fifth Third Bancorp
Fifth Third Bancorp
Barb Scherer, 407-999-3042