NASCAR Stars Tony Stewart and Greg Biffle Team up with Office Depot and 3M to Find the Next ‘Official Small Business of NASCAR, Courtesy of Office Depot’

At Office Depot(R), we take care of business - on the race track, in-store and especially with Small Business Owners. From May 1 to May 28, 2011, Small Business Owners have the opportunity to enter the sweepstakes for a chance to win $1 million and be crowned the 2011 Official Small Business of NASCAR(R), Courtesy of Office Depot(R). Small Business Owners can enter at www.OfficeDepotRacing.com.

BOCA RATON, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Small business owners, get ready to think big!

“Official Small Business of NASCAR, Courtesy of Office Depot”

Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, is teaming up with 3M® and NASCAR® stars Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet, and Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 16 3M Ford, to offer the exciting possibility of a $1 million payday for one small business owner through the “Official Small Business of NASCAR, Courtesy of Office Depot” sweepstakes.

The sweepstakes runs from now through May 28 and small business owners can enter online and – new this year – via their SmartPhone at OfficeDepotRacing.com. Two small business owners will be randomly selected as finalists, earning them a $10,000 small business makeover from Office Depot* and a VIP race weekend experience for two – not to mention a chance at the $1 million prize! Plus, as an extra reward to small business owners who participate, Office Depot is giving away one $1,000 Office Depot gift card every day during the sweepstakes entry period.

“I’m very excited to be part of the ‘Official Small Business of NASCAR, Courtesy of Office Depot’ sweepstakes again this year, and to provide an opportunity for hard-working small business owners across the country to win big,” said Stewart, who is a successful entrepreneur with 13 small businesses of his own. “I know first-hand how much hard work, dedication and focus it takes to build a successful business, and I have tremendous respect for small business owners in every field. I hope many of them will take advantage of this