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FedEx Revs up the FedEx Race Time Promotion for Small Business Customers

March 26, 2010

FedEx has launched the FedEx Race Time Promotion allowing eligible small business customers the opportunity to have their logo placed on the #11 FedEx car during a nationally televised NASCAR race.

Ultimately, three small business customers will have the opportunity to win a grand auction bid to have their logo placed on the #11 FedEx car driven by Denny Hamlin during the Sylvania 300 at the New Hampshire race on Sept. 19, 2010.

Leading up the grand auction, eligible FedEx small business customers will be able to earn points for shipping that can be redeemed against limited quantity items or used to bid in weekly auctions or in the grand auction scheduled to begin on July 19, 2010.

Small businesses are the backbone of the global economy and FedEx is committed to their success.  In the U.S. alone, there are 23 million small businesses and 98 percent of all U.S. firms have less than 100 employees.  These firms are responsible for 98 percent of all new jobs in American, employ over 50 percent of the private sector workforce and are responsible for over 97 percent of all exported goods.  In the last year alone, the small business segment at FedEx has grown more than 6 percent. 

FedEx offers a variety of services to help small businesses grow and prosper.  Our services include reliable shipping solutions, a full array of printing and graphics services to support the unique business needs of small businesses, savings with a variety of partners and expert advice. 

For more information on FedEx Race Time, visit www.fedex.com/racetime and for additional information on FedEx small business services, visit the FedEx Small Business Center at http://www.fedex.com/us/smallbusiness.

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