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2nd Annual USLMRA Performance Mowersports Expo
« on: February 06, 2009, 10:30:35 AM »
USLMRA ANNOUNCES 2nd  ANNUAL
PERFORMANCE MOWERSPORTS EXPO

Glenview, IL – The U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association (USLMRA) www.letwmow.com www.uslmra.com has announced the 2nd Annual Performance Mowersports Expo (PME) to be held during the 17th annual STA-BIL Nationals, Labor Day Weekend, Friday-Sunday, September 4-6, 2009 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Delaware, Ohio.

The Performance Mowersports Expo will bring together manufacturers, suppliers, builders and related product and service providers in the rapidly expanding lawn mower racing industry.

Engines, engine components, chassis, performance products, race equipment and related services will be featured with company representatives on site to discuss, sell to and educate the lawn mower racing community and the public.  Seminars, build clinics, roundtables and guest speakers are also scheduled.

“The first PME was a great success, and the USLMRA is pleased to continue to take the lead in presenting the first ever lawn mower racing industry expo,” noted USLMRA Founder and President Bruce Kaufman.  “Having created nationwide organized lawn mower racing in 1992 and as the nation’s oldest and largest national sanctioning body, the USLMRA is proud to recognize that lawn mower racing has become a growth industry. 

“With 16 years of experience, we are excited about this next area of growth.  Hosting the 2nd Industry Expo at the 17th STA-BIL Nationals will also continue to position our annual Labor Day Weekend event as America’s premier lawn mower racing destination for racers, families and fans.” 

Expo Chairman will be Darrin “Doc” Kuhfeldt of D&B Mowersports, USLMRA/STA-BIL Series racer, USLMRA event announcer and veteran trade show expert.

More companies will be signing on over the next few months.  Companies appearing in 2008 included:
•   Acme Mower sports
•   ARC Racing
•   D&B Mower Sports
•   Gold Eagle Co.
•   G-Team Racing
•   Manny’s Mower Sports Racing
•   Jack’s Small Engine and Generator Service, LLC
•   Mikula Motorsports
•   American Power Sports
•   National Karting Alliance
•   BMI Karting

The USLMRA sanctions and presents organized lawn mower racing across America including the 18-race STA-BIL National Lawn Mower Racing US Points Series and 34 Local Chapters and Clubs hosting more than 110 sanctioned races nationwide.  Events feature riding lawn mowers with cutting blades removed at speeds up to 60 mph.  Lawn mowers race in four road course classes with all cutting blades removed:  Stock  (8 mph), IMOW (20 mph), Prepared (50 mph) and Factory Experimental (60 mph).  USLMRA lawn mower racing is featured on Fox Sports Net, Discovery Channel and Outdoor Channel.

For a PME Registration Application and more information send an e-mail to letsmow@aol.com.

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Performance Mower Sports Industry (PMI) Performance Mowersports Expo (PME):  Copyright 2008, U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association.


Bruce Kaufman
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President, U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association

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Re: 2nd Annual USLMRA Performance Mowersports Expo
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2009, 02:32:24 PM »
Excellent article in Feb 5, 2009  issue of Machine Design, an engineering trade publication.  Really shows off the mechanical ingenuity of our racers!  Four-part video from 2008 STA-BIL Keeps Gas Fresh Finals, Delaware, OH also featured on the Machine Design web site.

USLMRA Performance Mower Sports Expo (PME) Outdoor Channel TV appearances are featured on the 4-Part video now on Machine Design Web Site.

•   Part 3, Mike Cupps, Acme Axles
•   Part 4, Tom Cole ARC Racing

On track TV banners for PME Vendors in videos 1-4 include: 

•   Jack’s Small Engines
•   K&N Filters
•   ARC Racing

Feb 5 article in Machine Design Magazine:

http://machinedesign.com/issue/2009-02-05
http://machinedesign.com/article/on-your-mark-get-set-mow-0202
http://machinedesign.com/video
http://machinedesign.com/video/lawnmower-racing-part-4-0129    TOM COLE, ARC RACING
http://machinedesign.com/video/lawnmower-racing-part-3-0129
http://machinedesign.com/video/lawnmower-racing-part-2-0129
http://machinedesign.com/video/lawnmower-racing-part-1-0129
 
Published on Machine Design (http://machinedesign.com)
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Bruce Kaufman
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President, U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association

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Re: 2nd Annual USLMRA Performance Mowersports Expo
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2009, 10:08:41 PM »
Bruce Kaufman
Mr. Mow It All
President, U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association

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