Sponsors have been instrumental in racing since the beginning, with corporate sponsorship a major factor for any racing team today. Normally, these corporations sponsor a car, or team of cars, from the same car owner.
In 1978, however, ( three years after sponsoring their first car in 1976 ) 1st National City Traveler's Checks, sponsored the cars of Al Unser, Johnny Rutherford, and Johnny Parsons, giving them three top ten finishers, including the winning car of Al Unser.
What gives here?
Also, after winning on only their third try, they dropped out of racing in 1979