Hermie Sadler & TNA, have been working together in various ways starting in 2002 when TNA was just getting started in a he had a feud with Ron Killings. He joined commentary on various occation ususally for X Division Matches.
He promoted UWF Wrestling Shows primarily in the SE US featuring TNA stars, and co-promoted early TNA house shows in Philadelpia, PA & in NJ. One early house show effort made news by being canceled day of show by local officials which some said was the result of influence by CT based WWE.
Hermie was the promoter of record for TNA on the recent successful TNA House Show in Wilson, NC that drew a reported 1200.
There is even a Hermie Sadler TNA Trading Card
Hermie and TNA President Dixie Carter are good friends.
Here’s TNA’s release on their latest sponsorship of Hermie Sadler’s racing:
TOTAL NONSTOP ACTION (TNA) WRESTLING TO SPONSOR DRIVER HERMIE SADLER THIS SATURDAY IN NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES RACE
TNA PERSONALITY AND SPEED ANALYST SADLER WILL DRIVE SPECIAL TNA WRESTLINGTRUCK IN THE KROGER 250 AT MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY
Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling will partner with longtime TNA personality and NASCAR analyst Hermie Sadler as the primary sponsor for Sadler’s entry in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 250 at 2 p.m. ET Saturday on FOX at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Virginia.
Sadler, the 1993 NASCAR Nationwide Series Rookie of the Year and current analyst for SPEED, will enter the first of three scheduled races he plans to drive this year. Sadler previously drove the TNA Wrestling truck at Martinsville in 2008.
"I am really looking forward to getting back on the track this weekend at Martinsville. There’s no pressure as far as points this time, just to go out there, race hard, and hopefully get a good finish,” Sadler said.
TNA has teamed up with Sadler on multiple occasions, including in 2008 when Sadler welcomed NASCAR drivers Juan Pablo Montoya and Reed Sorensen to the “iMPACT Zone” at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida to appear on “TNA iMPACT” on Spike (Thursdays 9 p.m. ET/PT).
“TNA has long enjoyed a great partnership with Hermie and the NASCAR community, and serving as a primary sponsor in the truck series is a great way to show our support to the racing community and it fans, who are part of the extended TNA family,” TNA President Dixie Carter said.