SOURCE: United States Lawn Mower Racing Association

United States Lawn Mower Racing Association

September 08, 2014 08:04 ET

The 22nd Annual National United States Lawn Mower Racing Championship Will Crown Next Turf Titans

Lawn Mower Racing Hall of Fame Honors World's Fastest Lawn Mower Racing Champion

NORTHBROOK, IL--(Marketwired - Sep 8, 2014) - Engines are revving in anticipation of the United States Lawn Mower Racing Association's (USLMRA) 22nd Annual STA-BIL Keeps Gas Fresh Finals National Lawn Mower Racing Championships. Lawn rangers from across the country will race in bladeless competitions at speeds up to 50mph to determine the ultimate turf warriors. National Champions will be crowned in 11 classes, with winners receiving trophies, bragging rights and garden gnomes. The big event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 at 7 p.m. at the Delaware County Fair located at 236 Pennsylvania Ave. in Delaware, Ohio.

Festivities will also include the 5th annual Induction Ceremony for the USLMRA National Lawn Mower Racing Hall of Fame & Museum of America, a very distinguished honor in the USLMRA. This year, Bobby Cleveland, the STA-BIL ® Engine Answerman™, will take his rightful place among the nation's most revered sod slingers, including the 'Turfinator,' 'Sodzilla' and 'Sir Lawns-A-Lot.' Cleveland is the driver and builder of the world's fastest racing lawn mower, which set a World Land Speed Record of 96.529 mph at the Bonneville Slat Flats in 2010.

About Bobby Cleveland:

  • One of the most decorated Lawn Mower Racing Champions in the history of the STA-BIL National Lawn Mower Racing Series and the U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association
  • 75 First Place victories, STA-BIL Series
  • 9-time National Champion
  • World Record Holder: World Land Speed Record - Lawn Mower
  • Builder of World's First "Monster Mower"
  • World Record Holder: Monster Mower Jumping
  • Cleveland has toured the country as the STA-BIL Engine Answerman since 2006 and has educated thousands of folks from coast to coast on how to protect the things they love, like power sport vehicles, classic cars, boats, RVs, lawn mowers and motorcycles. As a former technician and riding lawn mower designer, he has a passion for sharing his advice experience on how to obtain greater performance out of all things motor.

Founded in 2009, the USLMRA National Lawn Mower Racing Hall of Fame is a place of honor for Turf Titans who have turned a weekend chore into a competitive sport. The USLMRA National Lawn Mower Racing Hall of Fame & Museum of America is located at Miller Lawn and Power, 1299 Harding Highway East State Road 309, Marion, Ohio.

Founded on April Fool's Day 1992 in conjunction with Gold Eagle Co., STA-BIL®'s 22 consecutive years of support is one of America's longest-running motorsports sponsorships. The STA-BIL Keeps Gas Fresh Finals is the culminating event of the 18-race STA-BIL National Lawn Mower Racing Series.

About the U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association
Founded on April 1, 1992, The U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association sanctions and presents organized lawn mower racing across America including the 20-race STA-BIL Lawn and Garden Mower Racing Series, a U.S. Open National Series, Local Traveling Chapters and Home Track Affiliated Clubs, hosting 140 events each year. The USLMRA is the nation's oldest and largest National Lawn Mower Racing Sanctioning Body with more than 800 racers nationwide. Lawn mowers race in several road course classes with all cutting blades removed at speeds from 10-60 mph. Racers compete for trophies, points and bragging rights, never for purse money. The annual STA-BIL Keeps Gas Fresh Finals national championship is televised on Fox Sports Net "Race Freaks" USLMRA sponsors include STA-BIL Fuel Stabilizer, HEET GasLine Antifreeze, Diesel Power!, 104+ Octane Boost, No Leak, Alumaseal, Start Your Engines! and K&N Filters. For mow info please visit www.letsmow.com.

About Gold Eagle Co., Makers of USLMRA Title Sponsor STA-BIL Fuel Stabilizer
For more than 80 years, Gold Eagle® Co. has been an industry pioneer in the production and distribution of aftermarket fluids and additives. We create products that help preserve, protect and enhance the performance of engines everywhere. We are a leader in the product development, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of branded engine performance and maintenance chemicals. Privately held and headquartered in Chicago, Gold Eagle Co. is the manufacturer of leading brands, including STA-BIL® Fuel Stabilizer, HEET® Gas-Line Antifreeze, NO LEAK® Treatments, 104+® Octane Boost, Start Your Engines!®, DieselPower!® Diesel Additives, 303® Aerospace Protectant and 303® Fabric Guard. To view our complete line of Gold Eagle products or learn more about the Company, please visit http://www.goldeagle.com or "like" our STA-BIL, 303 Products, Start Your Engines! or Engine Answerman pages on Facebook. For product questions, please call us at 800-621-1251 or follow us on Twitter @GoldEagleHelp.

All trademarks, service marks and trade names, including STA-BIL®, HEET®, Start Your Engines! ®, NO LEAK®, ALUMASEAL®, Gold Eagle®, DieselPower! ®, Golden Touch®, 104+®, Cool Rides Online® and 303® Products used herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of Gold Eagle Co. The aforesaid families of related marks, images and symbols are the exclusive properties and trademarks of Gold Eagle Co. Any other product or company names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Bruce Kaufman
    "Mr. Mow It All"
    President, U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association
    bruce@letsmow.com
    847.272.2120