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September 21, 2015 08:04 ET

STA-BIL 360 Performance National Lawn Mower Racing Championships Gears Up at Charlotte Motor Speedway Fall Auto Fair

Renowned Lawn Mower Racers Inducted Into Hall of Fame

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Sep 21, 2015) -  The smell of fresh cut grass will soon be a distant memory, but there is still time to get your mow on as Gold Eagle Co., makers of America's #1 selling brand of fuel stabilizers and ethanol treatments, STA-BIL®, and the U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association (USLMRA) take to the turf for the STA-BIL 360° Performance Nationals. The 23rd annual national championship will feature Turf Titans and Sod Slingers of lawn mower racing fame from across the country as they go head to head at the Fall Auto Fair at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

The STA-BIL 360° Performance Nationals will determine champions in 11 classes who race at speeds of up to 60 mph with all blades removed. Racers compete for trophies, glory and bragging rights.

Racers from 20 states are scheduled to compete including sod slingers from the Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Mason-Dixon, Michigan and Tennessee Lawn Racing Associations, as well as from local lawn mower racing tracks across the country. The lineup will include famed racers, including The Ace of Blades, The Garden Gangster, Turfinator and Sodzilla. 

The Fall Auto Fair will also feature the national Terra Cross Championships, Sept. 26-27 and the annual induction ceremonies for the USLMRA Lawn Mower Racing Hall of Fame. The 7th annual USLMRA Lawn Mower Racing Hall of Fame will induct two new members on Sunday, Sept. 27:

  • The Mikula Family
    The Mikula Family of Grand Rapids, MI will be recognized for hosting the annual Huntington's Disease Race For Research, which raised more than $120,000 over its 12-year run which ended in 2014. Huntington's disease is a devastating, hereditary, degenerative brain disorder for which there is no effective treatment or cure. The efforts of the Mikula family, and for many years in partnership with the Michigan Lawn Mower Racing Association, are unlike any other activity in USLMRA history. The Mikula family has been honored by the Huntington's Disease Society of America for their efforts, have had honors and accolades bestowed upon them within their community and beyond and have taken a place of high esteem within the USLMRA racing community.
  • Jim and Janet (The Lawn Blonde) Witt
    Lawn mower racing is a family sport. This husband and wife duo loved the sport more than anything no matter what obstacles in life stood in their way. Jim Witt was National USLMRA Tech Director, and his late wife, Janet, was beloved by racers across America. Several years ago the Lawn Blonde the lost her battle with cancer and those who knew her lost a member of the lawn mower racing family who was loved and respected by all. 

About Gold Eagle Co.
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 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.

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About the USLMRA
Founded on April 1, 1992, the USLMRA sanctions and presents organized lawn mower racing across America including the 18-race STA-BIL National Lawn Mower Racing Series and a network of 50 Local Chapters and Affiliated Clubs hosting more than 250 sanctioned races nationwide every year. STA-BIL lawn mower racers compete in ten classes with all cutting blades removed for trophies, points and bragging rights.

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.

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About STA-BIL 360° Performance
STA-BIL®, America's #1 fuel stabilizer offers the industry's latest technology featuring 5-in-1 engine performance boosting benefits, while providing customers the same STA-BIL fuel stabilization and protection they have known and trusted for decades.

The new STA-BIL 360° line is designed to support consumers seeking ultimate performance in the automotive, boating, powersports and small engine categories. STA-BIL 360° technology prevents corrosion above the fuel line by releasing a vapor that coats all metal parts of the fuel system, including the fuel tank, fuel sending unit, valves, carburetor, and fuel injectors with a microscopically thin corrosion preventing shield.

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