GearWrench® Extends Sponsorship of Fastenal Race Team
BALTIMORE (April 1, 2010) — GearWrench®, a premier hand tool brand from Danaher Tool Group, announced its continued support of the Fastenal Racing Team as it kicks off another exciting NASCAR season with Carl Edwards behind the wheel of the No. 60 Ford Fusion. This marks the fifth year of GearWrench’s sponsorship of Fastenal racing.
As part of the 2010 agreement, GearWrench will sponsor seven Nationwide Series races. The sponsorship begins on April 17 at the Texas Motor Speedway and will continue through September.
“GearWrench tools are put to the test by professional technicians and mechanics in the most demanding environments,” said Kenneth Escoe, vice president of marketing for GearWrench. “GearWrench is proud to continue its support of the Fastenal team as we know many NASCAR fans understand just how critical innovative hand tools are to improving productivity, whether it's in a professional racing setting or in a garage."
A longtime favorite of the automotive industry and race enthusiasts alike, GearWrench tools are recognized for improving productivity, increasing torque, eliminating excess bulk, and working efficiently within tight spaces.
For a complete schedule of 2010 races go to http://www.fastenalracing.com/schedule/.
Since 1967 Fastenal [NASDAQ: FAST] has grown from a small-town fastener store into North America’s largest fastener distributor and one of the world’s leading full-line industrial supply distributors. Each of Fastenal’s 2,300+ stores is a full-service, one-stop source for a vast range of industrial and construction products — 100% focused on meeting local customers’ supply needs, backed by the company’s global distribution strength. This local service model enables Fastenal stores to tailor inventory to anticipate local demand while providing personal, flexible service that’s recognized as the industry standard. To learn more about Fastenal’s people, products, services and solutions, visit www.fastenal.com.
GearWrench is a premier hand tool brand from Danaher Tool Group, one of the largest hand tool manufacturers in the world. Since the launch of the original patented 5-degree ratcheting wrench, the GearWrench brand has continuously led the industry with breakthroughs in pass-thru ratchets, sockets, screw/nut drivers, pliers and specialty tools. More than 100 million GearWrench products have been "Professionally Tested" throughout the world. Additional information about GearWrench is available online at www.gearwrench.com.
Danaher, a diversified technology leader, designs, manufactures and markets innovative products and services with strong brand names and significant market positions. Driven by strong core values and a foundation provided by the Danaher Business System, Danaher's associates are pursuing a focused strategy aimed at creating a Premiere Global Enterprise. Additional information about Danaher is available online at www.danaher.com.