AkzoNobel to Back SS Green Light Racing

Mooresville, NC – June 30, 2011 – SS Green Light Racing is proud to announce they have partnered with the largest global supplier of paints and coatings for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kentucky 225 on July 7th at the Kentucky Speedway.

David Starr and the SS Green Light Racing Team will feature AkzoNobel on the hood of the No. 81 Toyota Tundra on the Thursday evening race that kicks off the first-ever Sprint Cup race at the mile and a half speedway just outside of Cincinnati.

AkzoNobel supplies industries and consumers worldwide with innovative products and they are passionate about developing sustainable answers for their customers. The worldwide portfolio includes well-known brands such as Glidden, Dulux, Sikkens, Liquid Nails and Eka. AkzoNobel is also a major supplier of more than 2000 specialty chemicals to industries worldwide.

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“The whole SS Green Light Team is excited to have AkzoNobel on our Toyota at Kentucky,” Starr said. “I know they have been a partner with our owner Ken Smith and his company ASI Limited for a long time and I’ve been around this business long enough to know the value of long-term relationships. I’m going to do my best to put the AkzoNobel/ASI Limited No. 81 up-front at Kentucky so we can continue to grow.”

“AkzoNobel has been a great supporter of our racing program for many years,” said SS Green Light Racing owner Ken Smith. “ASI Limited and AkzoNobel have had a longstanding relationship and they understand the values of business to business partnerships. The entire SS Green Light Racing team is proud to feature AkzoNobel on our Toyota at Kentucky.”

In addition to the NCWTS, AkzoNobel has been involved in Formula 1 racing for the last several years utilizing motorsports to help develop extreme environment technology for industrial applications.

“Ken Smith and the entire ASI Limited team have been excellent partners with AkzoNobel for several years and understand the benefits of partnering with quality people and companies to better service and support our businesses and industry,” explained Ben Mitchell of AkzoNobel’s building products coatings division. “I look forward to continuing our relationship both on and off the track for many years to come.”

AkzoNobel is the world’s largest paint and coatings manufacturer, based in the Netherlands is a multicultural organization-serving customer’s throughout the world.  AkzoNobel employs nearly 60,000 people and conducts their activities in operating subsidiaries in more than eighty countries.

For more information regarding AkzoNobel’s building products coatings headquartered in Columbus, OH visit our website at www.akzonobel.com/ccna

ASI Limited is a leader in the Building Enclosure and Ornamental Metals industry. Indianapolis based ASI Limited’s ability to take a project from it’s inception to its completion separates them from their competition. In 2003, the Ornamental Division was established as a national supplier of ornate products. Currently the Ornamental Division is supplying materials for many United States Embassies overseas and projects throughout the country. ASI will be partnering with their customers in the NCWTS to continue to build relationship and teamwork.

For more information visit www.asilimted.com

SS Green Light Racing is one of the most tenured teams in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series with over 250 consecutive starts. 2010 was the best ever for the team with two drivers finishing in the top-ten in the point standings. Owners Ken Smith and Bobby Dotter have assembled a talented crew for the 2011 season with four-time series winner David Starr behind the wheel of the teams Toyota Tundra race trucks.

For more information about SS Green Light Racing visit www.SSRacingonline.com or email pr@ssracingonline.com.

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