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PPG Architectural Coatings Named Presenting Sponsor of Pro Late Model Racing at New Smyrna Speedway

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Liquid Nails car and Top Gun Sealants 100 race announced.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH – The officials at New Smyrna Speedway in Florida announced this week that PPG Architectural Coatings will be the title sponsor for the Pro Late Models Races at the World Series of Asphalt. The Pro Late models will run a seven race series titled, “PPG Architectural Coatings Racing Series.”

“We are very excited to have PPG Architectural Coatings as a partner,” said Kim Brown, general manager, New Smyrna Speedway. “With PPG’s involvement, we have enhanced the pro late model schedule, which will now attract even more competition from around the country.”

As part of the partnership, the Thursday, February 17 night Pro Late Model race, the highlight of the series which consists of a 100 lap race, will be titled, “PPG TOP GUN® Sealants 100”, and will feature the TOP GUN 300 car. In addition, PPG will debut its new LIQUID NAILS® brand car in the race on Tuesday, February 17.

“The PPG Architectural Racing Series is an ideal opportunity to increase the visibility and awareness of PPG’s impressive portfolio of products and services for professional results,” said Ken West, director – specialty products, PPG Architectural Coatings.

The PPG Architectural Racing Series begins on Friday, February 13 and concludes on Saturday, February 21. For more information, visit

New Smyrna Speedway is a high-banked, half-mile paved oval track located five miles west of New Smyrna Beach, Florida, and 10 miles south of Daytona Beach, Florida. The World Series of Asphalt provides nine consecutive nights of racing that lures the top talent from around the country. Divisions for the 2015 World Series of Asphalt include; Super Late Models, Pro Late Models, Pro Trucks, ACT , IMCA Mods, NASCAR Tour Type Mods, and the NASCAR K & N Pro Series.

About Liquid Nails and Top Gun
For more than 45 years, consumers have relied on the Liquid Nails brand to deliver outstanding long-term durability, adhesions and impact-resistant bonds. The product line includes a broad range of adhesives, sealants and home repair products with project-specific formulas to tackle the toughest jobsite challenges. Consumers can find Liquid Nails products at all PPG PAINTS™ stores, major hardware stores, building centers, lumber yards, home centers and mass merchants nationwide. Each Top Gun product delivers high-level performance for a wide range of applications suited for any size job.
About PPG Architectural Coatings
PPG Architectural Coatings is an industry leader in residential and commercial coatings and products. The business produces paints, stains and specialty coatings and products marketed under well-recognized lines such as FLOOD®, GLIDDEN®, GLIDDEN PROFESSIONAL®, HOMAX®, Liquid Nails, MANOR HALL®, OLYMPIC®, and PPG PITTSBURGH PAINTS® brands. Its distribution network includes more than 15,000 touchpoints in the U.S. and Canada through company-owned stores, independent dealer locations and all major home improvement centers.
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 and follow @PPGIndustries on Twitter.

Top Gun, Liquid Nails, Flood, Glidden, Glidden Professional, Homax, Manor Hall, Olympic and PPG Pittsburgh Pants are registered trademarks of the PPG Group of Companies. PPG Paints is a trademark and Bringing innovation to the surface is a registered trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.

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