JEFFERSON, GA – Gresham Motorsports Park (GMP) today announced PPGPAINTS stores and TOP GUN® sealants as the title partners of its Pro Late Model event taking place on September 13, 2014.

 

With thousands of spectators anticipated to attend, the newly named PPG Paints Top Gun Sealants 100 event is national in stature as the race will be telecast on a tape-delayed basis into more than 109 million homes across the United States and the Caribbean.

 

“PPG Industries is one of the oldest and most respected companies in America,” said GMP general manager John Close. “To have a global company with the stature of PPG, and an outstanding manufacturing firm like Tower Sealants, partner with GMP is a real honor.”

 

PPG Industries, which owns PPG Paints stores and sells Top Gun products, was founded in 1883 as Pittsburgh Plate Glass by Captain John B. Ford and John Pitcairn near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Today, as the leading global supplier of paints, coatings and specialty materials, PPG helps customers worldwide in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company.

 

Top Gun products by PPG are leading caulks and sealants available at all PPG Paints store locations across North America. Each Top Gun product delivers high-level performance for a wide range of applications suited for any size job.

 

“The PPG Paints Top Gun Sealants 100 event is an ideal opportunity to increase the visibility and awareness of our PPG Paints stores and PPG’s impressive portfolio of products and services for both the professional and consumer customer,” said Ken West, PPG director of adhesives and sealants, architectural coatings, North America.

 

The PPG Paints Top Gun Sealants 100 event will feature one of the most exciting pavement oval track racing classes in the country – Pro Late Models – as well as 30-lap main events in the ultra-competitive GMP Outlaw Late Model and Pro Truck divisions.

Adult grandstand admission for the PPG Paints Top Gun Sealants 100 event is just $20 while Senior/Military individuals are $15 each. Students 13-17 are $10 while children 12 and under are free.

 

For more information about the PPG Paints Top Gun Sealants 100 event – and all the other 2014 events at Gresham Motorsports Park – please access www.racegmp.com.

 

About Gresham Motorsports Park

 

Gresham Motorsports Park is located east of Atlanta, just off I-85 at Exit 140, in Jefferson, GA.

 

In 2014, GMP will host multiple events including four Pro and Super Late Model events – including the 31st-Annual World Crown 300. Gresham Motorsports Park will also feature eight ‘Stockerama’ events where seven divisions – Outlaw Late Models, Trucks, Legends, Bandoleros, Renegade Street Stocks, Sportsman Stocks and FWD’s (Front Wheel Drives) – will compete on both the GMP ½- and ¼-Mile ovals all on one night.

For more information about the entire 2014 Gresham Motorsports Park racing season – please visit the Schedule page www.racegmp.com.

 

You can also follow GMP on Facebook @ Gresham Motorsports Park and on Twitter @ GreshamMP.

 

PPG: BRINGING INNOVATION TO THE SURFACE.®
PPG Industries’ vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty materials company. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in nearly 70 countries around the world. Reported net sales in 2013 were $15.1 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol:PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com and follow @PPGIndustries on Twitter.

 

Top Gun is a registered trademark of PPG Architectural Finishes, Inc.  PPG Paints is a trademark and Bringing innovation to the surface is a registered trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.  

PPG, Top Gun Become Title Sponsors of Sept GMP PLM Race