WD-40® COMPANY & WARD BURTON RENEW CONTRACT FOR 2003 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SEASON
November 14, 2002
LAS VEGAS – Nov. 14, 2002 –
During the 2003 NASCAR racing season, the product used by millions of consumers to solve problems on their cars and trucks will be continue to be marketed through programs involving Burton. This will be the second year of an endorsement and advertising agreement between
"Our brands are a perfect fit with NASCAR and its drivers — auto enthusiasts and mechanics rely on our products to help maintain their vehicles," said Garry Ridge, president and CEO of
"I’m excited to be a part of a company like
Burton, of South Boston, Va., is an eight-year veteran of the NASCAR Winston Cup ranks. He has five career victories, including a win this year at Darlington Raceway on Sept. 2. Burton, 40, has finished among the top 20 in the NASCAR Winston Cup points standings each of the last three seasons.
Burton, who resides on his farm in Central Virginia with his wife and children, established the Ward Burton Wildlife Foundation in 1996. The not-for-profit enterprise manages wildlife and land projects and works with groups to help educate future generations about natural resources.
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