Behind every winning team is a winning system. For the second consecutive year, Gladiator® GarageWorks will be making a pit stop at the A.J. Foyt Racing Garage for the Indianapolis 500® Race at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The leader in garage organization will help the A.J. Foyt racing team focus on its tradition of winning by organizing its tools and equipment during the team's stay at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
"To win a race as prestigious and rigorous as the Indy 500, we need to make sure our crew can find all the tools they need in the garage to ensure peak performance of our Indy cars," said A.J. Foyt, the first four-time winner of the Indianapolis 500® race and owner of A.J. Foyt Racing. "The Gladiator® GarageWorks system takes the checkered flag when it comes to organization and we're thrilled to have their products back in our garage this year."
Gladiator brand has provided A.J. Foyt Racing with a variety of work benches, flooring, and storage solutions - all suitable for consumers looking to organize their garage. In addition, A.J. Foyt Racing will have the Chillerator® Garage Refrigerator, which keeps drinks cool and matches the tread-plate design of the GearBoxes, GearDrawers, Tall GearBox Lockers and Tile Flooring in the garage.
"In a speed sport like racing, every second counts. This also applies to our consumers who are strapped for time between work, family and personal obligations," said Lou Ann Schafer, senior marketing manager, Gladiator® GarageWorks. "Gladiator brand systems help professional racing teams and everyday garage owners to take charge and organize their space to save time by knowing their belongings are at their fingertips always."
The Gladiator brand-clad A.J. Foyt Racing garages will be on display at Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the course of the Indianapolis 500 beginning May 16. The exclusive garage area will be open to the public on Wednesday, May 26, during American Family Insurance 500 Festival Community Day, where consumers can enter a scavenger hunt for a chance to win Gladiator® GarageWorks' Classic Series 5-Drawer Roll-Away, Classic 9-Drawer Tool or Classic 3-Drawer Intermediate Chest.
Gladiator® GarageWorks' sponsorship as the garage provider of A.J. Foyt Racing will culminate with the Gladiator brand logo appearing on the No. 14 ABC Supply car driven by Vitor Meira, who finished second in the 2008 Indianapolis 500.
The Indianapolis 500 runs on Sunday, May 30, 2010, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. For more information, please visit www.GladiatorGW.com.
About A.J. Foyt Racing
A.J. Foyt Racing, located 20 miles northwest of Houston, has been competing at the top levels of motorsports since 1965, over 40 years. With Foyt driving, his team won two Indianapolis 500s and three national Indy car championships. Since his retirement from driving in 1993, the team has continued to win, claiming two more national titles and the 1999 Indianapolis 500 with driver Kenny Brack.
About Gladiator® GarageWorks
Gladiator® GarageWorks is the leader in garage organization delivering innovative solutions that allow garage owners to organize their space in a way that suits their individual storage needs. It is the only garage organization system to offer coordinated appliances designed for the harsh garage environment.
Gladiator® GarageWorks offers a Premier pre-assembled line and Ready-to-Assemble line for do-it-yourselfers. Products are available through local garage dealers, retailers including Sears and Lowe's or via www.GladiatorGW.com.
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