Scott Free Racing, the father-and-son offshore racing team that will be competing in the Super Vee Xtreme class in the American Power Boat Association Offshore Championship Series, announced the signing of a new partnership agreement with ITW Global Brands’ Spray Nine product line this week.
The Scott Free Racing team of Stephen and Steve Kildahl picked up a new sponsor—Spray Nine—for the 2019 APBA Offshore Championship series. Photo by Pete Boden/Shoot 2 Thrill Pix
The deal will see Scott Free Racing demonstrate the use of the Spray Nine Marine products on the boat and team equipment this season.
“Spray Nine is very excited to be partnering with Scott Free Racing in 2019,” said Erika Marko, associate brand manager of ITW Global Brands. “Stephen and Steve Kildahl have proven themselves in the sport of offshore racing over the years. The Scott Free Racing team will be showcasing the power of Spray Nine Marine cleaners in their intended environment.”
According to a press release, Spray Nine has more than 60 years of experience providing specialty cleaners with unmatched performance, speed and economy. Spray Nine’s traditional and marine cleaning products are used throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. The brand offers Marine Spray Nine and Marine Grez-Off that are specifically designed to clean, degrease and disinfect both above and below deck. Whether it’s mold and mildew, yellowing or grease on an engine, Marine Spray Nine (click image at right to enlarge) tackles the toughest jobs.
As part of the partnership, Spray Nine and the Scott Free Racing Team, which competes as the No. 2 Boatfloater.com in the team’s canopied 29-foot Extreme V-bottom, will be creating unique video and social content to further activate within the avid boater fan base.
“We are excited to be able to represent the Spray Nine brand on the offshore circuit this year,” said Stephen Kildahl, VP and driver of Scott Free Racing. “We had the privilege of working with Spray Nine last year as a technical partner and are very happy to be growing our partnership and increasing awareness about the benefits of the product line.”
Scott Free Racing plans to kick off the season May 17-19 in Cocoa Beach, Fla., for the first round of the APBA Offshore Championship series produced by the Offshore Powerboat Association and Powerboat P1 organizations.
“The team’s continued passion and dedication to the sport and its fans mirrors the dedication that Spray Nine strives to provide to our customers,” Marko said. “Our family at Spray Nine wishes Scott Free Racing the best of luck in the upcoming season as they continue to dominate the competition.”
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