Safety-Kleen Expands Trackside Environmental Services for American Drag
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<p>PLANO, Texas, <span class="xn-chron">April 27</span> /CNW/ -- Drag racing and environmental responsibility are now working hand-in-hand thanks to an extended relationship between Safety-Kleen and the American Drag Racing League (ADRL). Throughout 2010, Safety-Kleen will provide environmental services and work with ADRL tracks and teams, including all nine U.S. national events, to implement a variety of green initiatives aimed at reducing drag racing's environmental impact.</p>
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<p>Safety-Kleen is the Official Environmental Service Provider for the ADRL tour and is the presenting sponsor of the ADRL event at the <span class="xn-location">Houston</span> Raceway Park.</p>
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<p>Safety-Kleen will provide environmental services at South <span class="xn-location">Georgia</span> Motorsports Park, Virginia Motorsports Park, U.S. 131 Motorsports Park, Heartland Park <span class="xn-location">Topeka</span>, <span class="xn-location">Houston</span> Raceway Park, Gateway International, Rockingham, Summit Motorsports Park, and Texas Motorplex.</p>
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<p>At each track, Safety-Kleen will promote responsible collection of all used oil, fuels, solvent, oil filter and absorbent materials, much of which will be recycled, and will be on site at racing events to offer race teams various environmentally-friendly cleaning and absorbent products.</p>
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<p>"Safety-Kleen and the American Drag Racing League and their teams have had a long-term relationship and we are excited to see it expanded to include a solid program for environmental responsibility," said <span class="xn-person">Eric Zimmer</span>, executive vice president of sales and marketing for Safety-Kleen. "Both the tracks and the teams recognize the need for implementing higher standards for recycling and re-use, and Safety-Kleen is here to support them."</p>
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<p>"Safety-Kleen is a friend of racing and particularly a friend of the ADRL," said ADRL Executive Vice <span class="xn-person">President Jeff Fortune</span>. "Together we can reduce the sport's impact on the environment and help promote the safe and responsible collection of used automotive fluids at our tracks."</p>
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    About ARDL
    
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<p>Based in O'Fallon, Missouri, the American Drag Racing League is the nation's premier sanctioning body for the sport of eighth-mile drag racing. Now in its sixth year, the ADRL plays host to the country's top professional drag racers as they compete for one of auto racing's most prized rewards - the Minuteman - which is handed out to each event's class winner. The five categories featured in the ADRL's all-professional show are Extreme Pro Stock, Pro Extreme Motorcycle, Flowmaster Extreme 10.5, Pro Nitrous and Pro Extreme, the quickest full-bodied class in all of drag racing. In 2010, the ADRL tour schedule will consist of nine national events run throughout the <span class="xn-location">United States</span>. For more information, visit <a href="http://www.adrl.us">http://www.adrl.us</a>.</p>
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    About Safety-Kleen
    
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<p>Safety-Kleen is a leading North American used oil recycling and re-refining, parts cleaning and environmental solutions company, with approximately 4,200 employees serving approximately 330,000 customer locations in the <span class="xn-location">United States</span>, <span class="xn-location">Canada</span>, <span class="xn-location">Mexico</span> and <span class="xn-location">Puerto Rico</span>. Safety-Kleen provides a broad set of environmentally responsible products and services that help keep North American businesses in balance with the environment. For more information, please visit or <a href="http://www.safety-kleen.com">www.safety-kleen.com</a> or call (800) 669-5740.</p>
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For further information: For further information: Jeff Anderson, +1-972-265-2507, for Safety-Kleen Web Site: http://www.adrl.us http://www.safety-kleen.com

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