Federated Auto Parts has announced that NASCAR driver and Federated spokesman Ken Schrader will be driving in the NASCAR Sprint Cup series in 2012. Federated will sponsor the FAS Lane Racing Sprint Cup entry driven by Schrader in nine races and will serve as an associate sponsor for the remainder of the season.

“We are honored to sponsor Ken Schrader in the NASCAR Sprint Cup series,” says J.R. Bishop, director of racing and event marketing for Federated. “Federated has a long association with Kenny and his race teams, and we are looking forward to an exciting season of Sprint Cup racing.”

In the nine 2012 races, Federated will be the primary sponsor for Schrader and FAS Lane Racing. Locations and dates include Las Vegas (March 11), Martinsville (April 1), Kentucky (June 30), New Hampshire (July 15), Michigan (Aug. 19), Bristol (Aug. 25), Richmond (Sept. 8), Texas (Nov. 4) and Homestead-Miami (Nov. 18).

For more information, visit www.federatedautoparts.com.