TruGreen, the nation’s leading lawn care provider, is the official turf care provider of the Chicagoland Speedway®. Through a new partnership with the International Speedway Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select Market: ISCA; OTC Bulletin Board: ISCB) ("ISC"), TruGreen will provide service for the popular NASCAR race track as well several premier motorsports entertainment facilities owned and/or operated by ISC.
“TruGreen is proud to partner with the Chicagoland Speedway, which is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, for many reasons including that we’ve been entrusted to care for the iconic and beloved turf that’s seen by millions of fans,” said Brent Armstrong, vice president of commercial sales at TruGreen. “Every year, races such as those hosted at the Chicagoland Speedway encourage Americans to enjoy time outside with friends, family and a few of their favorite athletes. This partnership further demonstrates our ongoing mission to help more families live life outside while honoring a great American tradition.”
At the Chicagoland Speedway, TruGreen maintains the turf that serves as the centerpiece of the 1.50 mile paved track, where major U.S. racing series take place. Chicagoland Speedway currently conducts races in all three NASCAR national series, including the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, the NASCAR XFINITY Series, and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
Memphis, Tenn.-based TruGreen is the nation’s largest lawn care company, serving more than 2.3 million residential and commercial customers across the United States with lawn, tree and shrub care. TruGreen believes more life should be lived outside and is committed to providing a beautiful lawn to serve as the foundation for outside experiences and lifelong memories. As the leader in the professional lawn care industry, TruGreen helps define responsible lawn care practices, conducts industry-leading education and training for our people, pioneers new application technologies and educates our customers on proper mowing and wise-use watering techniques. Today, there are approximately 260 TruGreen lawn care branches and satellite offices in the United States and Canada. Go to TruGreen.com or facebook.com/TruGreen for more information about TruGreen.
International Speedway Corporation is a leading promoter of motorsports activities, currently promoting more than 100 racing events annually as well as numerous other motorsports-related activities. The Company owns and/or operates 13 of the nation's major motorsports entertainment 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; Auto Club Speedway of Southern CaliforniaSM near Los Angeles; Kansas Speedway® in Kansas City, Kansas; Phoenix International Raceway® in Arizona; Chicagoland Speedway® and Route 66 RacewaySM near Chicago, Illinois; Homestead-Miami SpeedwaySM in Florida; Martinsville Speedway® in Virginia; Darlington Raceway® in South Carolina; and Watkins Glen International® in New York.
The Company also owns and operates Motor Racing NetworkSM, the nation's largest independent sports radio network and Americrown Service CorporationSM, a subsidiary that provides catering services, and food and beverage concessions. In addition, the Company has a 50 percent interest in the Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway. For more information, visit the Company's Web site at www.internationalspeedwaycorporation.com.