[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2008/images/07/11/art.nascar.gi.jpg caption="Obama may sponsor a NASCAR car."]SI.com has learned that for the first time in history, a major presidential candidate may sponsor a race car in NASCAR's premier series.
According to sources, Barack Obama's campaign is in talks to become the primary sponsor of BAM Racing's No. 49 Sprint Cup car for the Pocono race on August 3. Details of the agreement are expected to be worked out over the coming days.
UPDATE: Campaign spokeswoman Jen Psaki said no agreement has been reached.
"We get a lot of good ideas every day but there are no such agreements in place at this time," she said.