Racing Lawn Mowers – No Foolin’! U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association Celebrates April Fool’s Day Weekend With Garden Gnomes and Racing Mowers

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The U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association (USLMRA) marks its’ 19th Birthday on April Fool’s Day by announcing a strategic partnership with GnomeFrenzy.com and hosting a grass kicking party at the Potomac Speedway in Budds Creek, Maryland for Opening Weekend of the 2011 STA-BIL Lawn & Garden Mower Racing Series.

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Lawn mower racer Kevin Penne always has Garden Gnomes on hand for good luck. No foolin'!

No foolin’! Racing lawn mowers and garden gnomes is a perfect partnership,” said Bruce Kaufman, “Mr. Mow It All,” U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association President. “Lawn mower racers compete for trophies, glory and bragging rights and now Garden Gnomes.

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The U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association USLMRA marks its’ 19th Birthday on April Fool’s Day by announcing a strategic partnership with GnomeFrenzy.com and hosting grass kicking party at the Potomac Speedway in Budds Creek, Maryland for Opening Weekend of the 2011 STA-BIL Lawn & Garden Mower Racing Series.

“No foolin’! Racing lawn mowers and garden gnomes is a perfect partnership,” said Bruce Kaufman, “Mr. Mow It All,” U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association President. “Lawn mower racers have always competed for trophies, glory and bragging rights. Now they will also compete for garden gnomes.”

Established on April 1, 1992, the U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association is the nations’ oldest and largest national lawn mower racing sanctioning body gaining mowmentum each year for its’ 21-race STA-BIL Lawn & Garden Mower Racing Series and network of 50 Local Clubs hosting more than 140 sanctioned races in 37 states.

http://www.GnomeFrenzy.com makes it their business to provide the perfect lawn gnome for home or garden, whether it is a traditional garden gnome, or an NCAA, NFL or MLB-themed lawn statue. They also offer custom garden gnomes for Breast Cancer Awareness

To mark its’ April 1 birthday, Potomac Speedway will host two days of STA-BIL Series races, Saturday-Sunday, April 2-3, and will celebrate April Fools’ Day with free surprise foolishness at 7:00 PM, Friday April 1 at the track, 27963 Budds Creek Road, Budds Creek, MD 20659. Race admission is $8.00, free for kids eight and under. Racing begins on Saturday, April 2 at 7:00PM with gates open at 4:00PM and Sunday, April 3 at 1:00PM with gates open at 11:00AM.

“What better way to celebrate April Fool’s Day than at the racetrack with some racing mowers and lawn gnomes?” added Kaufman. “It’s Opening Weekend so bring it – the mow the merrier!”

The U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association presents organized events across America at fairs, festivals, racetracks, municipalities and non-profit venues. Racing mowers compete with cutting blades removed at speeds up to 60 mph in seven classes: Juniors (15 mph), IMOW (20 mph), Prepared (50 mph) and Factory Experimental (60 mph). There is no purse money in lawn mower racing, which keeps the sport safe, fun and affordable.

2011 STA-BIL Lawn & Garden Mower Racing Series

April 2-3, Potomac Speedway, Mechanicsville, MD
April 16-17, Windy Hill Mower Speedway, McDonough, GA
May 21, Young Farmers Race, Berrien Springs, MI
June 11, Englewood Lions Club, Englewood, TN
June 24-25, Nostalgia Days, Zion, IL
July 2-3, 4th of July Festival Estacada, OR
July 16-17, Huntington’s Disease Race For Research, Sparta, MI
August 5-6, Bowles Farms, Clements, MD
August 20, Westmoreland Fair, Greensburg, PA
August 20, Englewood Lions Club, Englewood, TN
September 3, STA-BIL Nationals, Delaware, OH
September 4, U.S. Open, Delaware, OH

USLMRA sponsors include STA-BIL Fuel Stabilizer and STA-BIL Ethanol Treatment, http://www.goldeagle.com and the EZ Lift Rider Ramp and Hand-E Hauler from Blitz USA http://www.blitzusa.com and K&N Filters knfilters.com.

For mow information visit http://www.letsmow.com

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