The Toro Company and the Toro Giving Program Partners with Talladega Superspeedway
Toro Named the Exclusive Supplier of Turfgrass Maintenance Equipment
The Toro Company has entered into a relationship as the "Exclusive Supplier of Turfgrass Maintenance Equipment" with Talladega Superspeedway.
"Toro is proud to be associated with Talladega Superspeedway," said Peter Moeller, director of sports fields and grounds marketing at Toro. "Toro equipment will be present at Talladega, from mowing the turf with Toro mowers to transporting tools and supplies with the Workman utility vehicles." The Toro Giving Program will provide three Workman 1110 utility vehicles, several walk mowers and riding mowers, including the Groundsmaster® 580-D, the wide area rotary mower with a 16' width of cut for maximum productivity.
"Talladega Superspeedway is the largest, fastest, most competitive motorsports facility in the world," said Grant Lynch, President at Talladega Superspeedway. "We have the reputation for being the best in the business, so a partnership with Toro is a natural fit. We are thrilled to bring Toro on board with us and look forward to all of the opportunities this will bring."
Toro Named Exclusive Supplier of Turfgrass Maintenance Equipment to Talladega Superspeedway
Toro's equipment and expertise are also utilized at a variety of other athletic venues including all outdoor Super Bowl venues, the University of Notre Dame, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, soccer's World Cup and Disney's Wide World of Sports complex.
For more information on Toro parts and equipment, visit www.toro.com; contact your local Toro distributor at 800-803-8676; or write to Toro Commercial Equipment at 8111 Lyndale Avenue South, Bloomington, MN 55420.
About The Toro Company
The Toro Company (NYSE: TTC) is a leading worldwide provider of outdoor beautification products, support services and integrated solutions. With sales of $1.8 billion in 2006, Toro is committed to providing environmentally responsible products of customer-valued quality and innovation. Since 1914, the company has built a tradition of excellence around a number of strong brands that serve a customer base that includes golf course superintendents, groundskeepers, sports field managers, landscape and irrigation contractors, fruit and vegetable growers, and homeowners. The Toro Company is headquartered at 8111 Lyndale Avenue in Bloomington, Minn. Visit the company Web site at www.thetorocompany.com.
About Talladega Superspeedway
Talladega Superspeedway is owned by International Superspeedway Corporation (ISC), a leading promoter of motorsports activities in the United States, currently promoting more than 100 events annually. The Company owns and/or operates 12 of the nation's major motorsports facilities, including Daytona International Speedway in Florida (home of the Daytona 500); Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama; Michigan International Speedway located outside Detroit; Richmond International Raceway in Virginia; California Speedway near Los Angeles; Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas; Phoenix International Raceway in Arizona; Homestead-Miami Speedway in Florida; Martinsville Speedway in Virginia; Darlington Raceway in South Carolina; Watkins Glen International in New York; and Nazareth Speedway in Pennsylvania. Other track interests include an indirect 37.5% interest in Raceway Associates, LLC, which owns and operates Chicagoland Speedway and Route 66 Raceway near Chicago, Illinois. The Company also owns and operates MRN Radio, the nation's largest independent sports radio network; DAYTONA USA, the "Ultimate Motorsports Attraction" in Daytona Beach, Florida, the official attraction of NASCAR; and subsidiaries which provide catering services, food and beverage concessions, and produce and market
motorsports-related merchandise under the trade name "Americrown." For more information, visit the Company's Web site at www.iscmotorsports.com.