BUSCH: Tommy Baldwin Racing re-inks sponsor

STA-RITE continues sponsorship with Tommy Baldwin Racing Mooresville, NC (January 16, 2003) - After a successful pilot program with TBR in 2002, STA-RITE has agreed to renew their sponsorship with a limited program for the 2003 NASCAR Busch...

STA-RITE continues sponsorship with Tommy Baldwin Racing

Mooresville, NC (January 16, 2003) - After a successful pilot program with TBR in 2002, STA-RITE has agreed to renew their sponsorship with a limited program for the 2003 NASCAR Busch Series with Rookie of the Year contender Damon Lusk behind the wheel.

Although a specific schedule is still being fine-tuned, STA-RITE will race the TBR Dodge in the Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway on February 15th for the "Koolerz 300".

"The over-whelming response from our customers after last season's pilot programs at Richmond and Atlanta played a big role in expanding the STA-RITE race program in 2003," said STA-RITE's Dan Mansfield.

Lusk, 25, ran two races for TBR last season at Richmond and Atlanta. His well-rounded background perfectly fit with TBR's mission and both driver and team are looking forward to a strong 2003.

"We're just really excited about our future," said co-owner Tommy Baldwin, "We know Damon is going to make it all the way to the top of this sport and we are very confident in his abilities. Having STA-RITE working hard to support us again is just what we needed to advance our team, Damon's career and ultimately, STA-RITE's marketability and brand awareness."

STA-RITE will be the primary sponsor starting in Daytona. They are eager to continue with the development of the TBR program.

"Everyone at STA-RITE can't say enough about the whole Tommy Baldwin Race Team and Damon Lusk," added Mansfield. "The STA-RITE nationwide dealers and distributors are ready to get behind Damon and TBR to strengthen and grow the STA-RITE brand awareness through our NASCAR programs."

Headquartered in Delavan, Wisconsin, STA-RITE is the only pump company that manufactures a complete line of water systems pumps and Fibrewound and Steel Pressure Tanks. The company is a leading worldwide manufacturer of pumps and water processing equipment for the water systems, irrigation, pool/spa and filtration markets.

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