Remington to Sponsor SPEED GT at Mid-Ohio and Road America

TOPEKA, Kan. (June 30, 2008) €“Already a familiar name in SPCCA Pro Racing SPEED World Challenge through its sponsorship of the Cadillac SPEED GT team, Remington Shaving & Grooming will continue to expand its involvement in the series by sponsoring the SCCA SPEED GT races at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, July 17 €“ 20, and Road America, August 8 €“ 10, just down the road from the company headquarters.Based in Madison, Wis., Remington Shaving & Grooming manufactures high-precision hair care, shaving and personal grooming products. €œWe are thrilled to have the Remington name associated with the SCCA SPEED GT races at Mid-Ohio and Road America,€ Remington VP, Global Branding and NA Marketing, Jim Heidenreich said. €œOur products are all about giving consumers a shave as close as a World Challenge race, so I think race fans will appreciate our presence at the track. Hopefully we€™ll get them all rooting for a Team Remington Cadillac one-two finish!€€œIt€™s great to have a name like Remington as a race sponsor,€ SCCA Pro Racing President Bob Wildberger said. €œI expect Remington to take full advantage of the exposure they€™ll gain at Mid-Ohio and Road America; two tracks with a reputation for tremendous fan turnouts.€Both weekends will feature Remington product samples and demonstrations. Mid-Ohio and Road America are set to have the cleanest shaven fans of the season. Remington Shaving & Grooming, a division of Spectrum Brands, proudly presents SCCA SPEED GT at Mid-Ohio will air on SPEED July 25 at 2:00 p.m. (EDT) and Road America will be broadcast by SPEED, Aug. 20, at noon (EDT). For more information visit