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Fort Mill’s Champion Machinery announces NASCAR team sponsorship

Fort Mill-based Champion Machinery, a national machine tool distributor, announced an agreement with Premium Motorsports of Mooresville to sponsor the #98 NASCAR Sprint Cup car driven by Timmy Hill.
Fort Mill-based Champion Machinery, a national machine tool distributor, announced an agreement with Premium Motorsports of Mooresville to sponsor the #98 NASCAR Sprint Cup car driven by Timmy Hill. Champion Machinery

Here are some happenings on the local small-business scene:

Charlotte-based agency Wheelhouse Media’s documentary, “House of Love,” is featured in a FoxNews.com profile. The film project follows the daily lives of a Greensboro family, where the dad cares for his wife and twin sons who have serious medical conditions. Read the FoxNews.com profile here.

Adam Colborne of Wheelhouse Media describes the agency this way: “We are a team of producers, directors, creatives, writers, editors, marketers and technologists with a deep and diverse array of production, brand and agency experience.”

Colborne says clients include Abbott Pharmaceuticals, Ashley Furniture, Bank of America, Belk, DR Horton, Natty Greene's Brewing Co., Valvoline and others.

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Fort Mill-based Champion Machinery, a national machine tool distributor, announced an agreement with Premium Motorsports of Mooresville to sponsor the #98 NASCAR Sprint Cup car driven by Timmy Hill.

The company says Champion Machinery is the first CNC machine tool distributor to join the ranks of machine tool manufacturers in support of a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race team.

“In both racing and manufacturing, innovative technology produces speed and performance,” Dale Danahey, owner and president, said in a statement.

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HeadTrainer, a mobile app designed to enhance athletes’ performances by improving their mental functions, is the result of a team of Charlotte-based professionals working with the Duke Sports Science Institute, according to the company.

According to HeadTrainer, the app is designed to improve athletes’ cognitive skills through digital workouts that focus on memory, processing speed, focus/concentration, visual-spatial awareness and decision making.

Its website touts endorsements from world-class athletes, including soccer player Alex Morgan, Dale Earnhardt Jr., NFL star Richard Sherman, tennis star Caroline Wozniacki and professional surfer Alana Blanchard.

Find the app in the Apple app store or on Google Play.

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