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July 16, 2003

So What's In A Name?

WD is an abbreviation of “water displacement” and 40 because it was on the 40th attempt, in 1953, that the product was created. And since it’s inception WD-40 has never looked back with new uses discovered daily. Their original brief in was to form...

July 03, 2003

WD-40® COMPANY JOINS BILL DAVIS RACING

SAN DIEGO – WD-40 Company announced this week that it has entered into a professional services agreement with NASCAR Winston Cup team Bill Davis Racing. The sponsorship will include the company’s WD-40 brand logo on the uniform of 2002 Daytona 500 ...

February 16, 2003

WD-40® AND WARD BURTON GIVE FANS A PIT'S-EYE VIEW OF EACH RACE

SAN DIEGO – WD-40 and Ward Burton are teaming up to bring NASCAR fans even closer to the action. Fans of Daytona 500 winner Ward Burton now have the chance to get weekly e-mail recaps following each NASCAR Winston Cup race by signing up for Ward’...

January 13, 2003

AMERICANS DECIDE WHICH WD-40® USE KEEPS THEIR STATE WORKING SMOOTHLY

SAN DIEGO - Each of America's 50 states have unique personalities cherished by the people who call their state "home." Now Americans can voice their opinion on what keeps each state working smoothly in the WD-40 Great State Debate. An online poll loca...

December 24, 2002

CONTRACTORS CAN CASH IN ON INDUSTRY KNOW-HOW

SAN DIEGO – Everyone whose jobs include building, repairing, wiring, painting or heating uses trade secrets and helpful hints to help them finish jobs faster and better. Now, sharing those tips could fetch them more than just a pat on the back for a ...

November 14, 2002

WD-40® COMPANY & WARD BURTON RENEW CONTRACT FOR 2003 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SEASON

LAS VEGAS – Nov. 14, 2002 – WD-40 Company and Daytona 500 winner Ward Burton announce they will continue their promotional partnership through the 2003 NASCAR Winston Cup Season. During the 2003 NASCAR racing season, the product used by millions o...

August 09, 2002

WD-40® HELPS CONSUMERS CARE FOR AUTOS

SAN DIEGO — Maintaining an automobile can be a daunting task. For many people, keeping a car or truck running smoothly is a job most often reserved for a professional. But armed with some know-how and a few of the right tools, even those who are not...

March 22, 2002

WARD BURTON JOINS WD-40® FAN CLUB BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Last week, Ward Burton announced he will serve on the Board of Directors for the WD-40Fan Club. WD-40 recently launched its search for seven lucky WD-40Fan Club members to join Burton and other celebrities on its Fan Club Board of Directors. Those fanat...

March 14, 2002

WD-40® FAN CLUB SEARCHES FOR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

A Board of Directors for the WD-40Fan Club?! Believe it. Today, WD-40 launched its search for seven lucky WD-40Fan Club members to sit on its Fan Club Board of Directors. Those fanatical enough to be selected will serve as a voice for Fan Club members...

February 19, 2002

WARD BURTON-NASCAR'S BIGGEST WD-40® AND LAVA® FAN-WINS THE DAYTONA 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—He’s off to a slick start! In his first race since signing a deal with WD-40 and Lava, Ward Burton wins big. At the Daytona 500 no less. Coincidence? We like to think it was because he had the power of WD-40 and Lava on his s...