MBNA Corp., which issues affinity credit cards for Nascar and other motor sports organizations, has signed a multiyear agreement to become a principal sponsor of the Joe Gibbs auto racing team and its various members.

Starting in 1999, MBNA will be the primary sponsor of Bobby Labonte and J.D. Gibbs in the Nascar Busch Series, Cory McClenathan's NHRA Top Fuel dragster, and Coy Gibbs' Nascar All Pro Series.

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