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Clutch Defense To Sponsor Clay Greenfield at Talladega

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Clutch Defense To Sponsor Clay Greenfield at Talladega – NASCAR Camping World Truck Series 

Warrenton, MO (October 17, 2013) – Clutch Defense will make its NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut as the primary sponsor of Clay Greenfield and the #68 Dodge during the Fred’s 250 at Talladega Superspeedway on Oct. 19.

CGMClutchD “We are very excited to launch our new survival and home defense company website www.clutchdefense.com in NASCAR with driver Clay Greenfield at Talladega.” said Lloyd Wideman, Principal Owner of Clutch Defense. “NASCAR is the best marketing platform available. Nowhere else in the advertising world are we able to reach this number of ultra-loyal, patriotic Americans. Clay represents the entrepreneurial spirit of our small start-up business and he is one heck of a wheel man.”

Clutch Defense is a Missouri startup company that will offer survival and home defense products, as well as education and instruction in disaster preparedness.

According to National Geographic, over 3 Million people in the United Sates have become “preppers” in the last year. A recent survey asked, “Which of the following, if any, do you think might happen in the United States in the next 25 years?” Earthquakes (64%), hurricanes (63%) and terrorism (55%) are the most feared, followed by financial collapse (51%), and a pandemic (29%) Regardless of the incident, more than 62 percent Americans think the world will experience a major catastrophe in less than 20 years. And nearly three out of every four people (71%) envision a major disaster in their lifetime as an act of God, not man.

“This is a great opportunity for my team.” said Clay Greenfield. “With all the natural disasters that have happened over the past few years, it is evident that people need to be more prepared for any emergency. Partnering with Clutch Defense at Talladega is perfect environment to get noticed as well as to set the corner stone of a long term relationship.”

Clay will carry a decal supporting Ryan and Krissie Newman’s Rescue Ranch, a non-profit animal welfare organization located in Statesville, NC. The Ranch conducts a variety of programs aimed ending pet overpopulation and associated suffering by promoting and providing for the humane care, protection and control of domestic animals.

Fred’s 250 at Talladega Superspeedway will be televised live on FOX Sports 1 on Oct. 19 at 4pm EST.

Motor Racing Network – “The Voice of NASCAR” – will provide live coverage of Saturday’s Fred’s 250 beginning at 3:30 p.m. (ET), with live streaming at MotorRacingNetwork.com

About Clutch Defense: Clutch Defense is a subsidiary of Grey Stone Square Inc. that specializes in providing active duty wear to Law Enforcement and EMS, as well as offering disaster preparedness education, preps and camping gear to the community. For more information on our company, visit http://www.clutchdefense.com Connect with us on our Facebook page atfacebook.com/ClutchDefense, follow our tweets at twitter.com/Clutch_Defense

Greenfield goes to top of charts in Daytona

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Daytona, Fl. – Clay Greenfield and his #68 1-800-PAVEMENT and Titan Tool Dodge were on top of the charts when the night ended in the final practice for the NASCAR Camping World Trucks at Daytona.

In first practice Greenfield was 5th quickest with a lap of 178.688 which was on the fourth and last lap Clay attempted in the first practice session. Clay would pick up the speed in the final practice with a lap of 189.645. The 1-800-PAVEMENT team still must qualify to make today’s race at Daytona. Clay says, once the race starts he has a great drafting truck and looks to improve on last years top 10.

Nighttime is the right time for Clay Greenfield

By: Al Pearce (Autoweek)

_MG_0120Clay Greenfield easily posted the fastest time in Thursday night’s final Camping World Truck Series practice session at Daytona International Speedway. After being fifth in the first session – run in the middle of the day, when it was warm and the track was slick – the Dodge driver was about 11 miles per hour faster in the nighttime session.

His best lap of 189.645 mph easily beat the 188.980 mph of Chevrolet driver Jeb Burton, the fastest driver in the afternoon session. (Greenfield ran 178.688 mph in the afternoon; Burton ran 180.065 mph). Miquel Paludo, in a Chevrolet, was third on Thursday night at 188.873 mph. Ryan Truex was fourth in a Chevy at 188.810 mph and Brennan Newberry in a Chevy was fifth at 188.731 mph in the 90-minute session.

Johnny Sauter, Timothy Peters, Rick Crawford, Jeff Agnew and Matt Crafton completed the top-10. Ty Dillon and teammate Brendan Gaughan were 11th and 12th, defending series champion James Buescher was 13th, four-time champion Ron Hornaday Jr. was 18th, Ryan Blaney was 19th and Kyle Busch was 20th. Recent ARCA 200 winner John Wes Townley was 22nd, two-time champion Todd Bodine was 26th and Darrell Wallace Jr. was 29th.

Teams will qualify Friday at 1:40 p.m. and start their season-opening, 100-lap, 250-mile race at 7:30 p.m.. John King, who was 10th in the first practice session and 31st in the second, is the defending race champion. David Starr will use a backup truck after crashing his primary in Thursday’s second practice.
Read more: http://www.autoweek.com/article/20130221/nascar03/130229934#ixzz2hebRpBXz
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Clay Greenfield wheels fastest Truck at Daytona

Clay Greenfield wheels fastest Truck at Daytona

News-Journal / David Tucker
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STAFF WRITER

_MG_0114DAYTONA BEACH – Clay Greenfield, driver of the No. 68 RAM, turned in the fastest time of two practices for the Camping World Truck Series at Daytona International Speedway on Thursday.

Greenfield posted a speed of 189.645 during the second practice for Friday’s NextEra Energy Resources 250.

Only two-tenths of a second separated the top six trucks in that practice. Jeb Burton drove the No. 4 Chevy a top speed of 188.98 to finish second fastest in practice. Miguel Paludo was third fastest in the No. 32 Duroline Chevrolet.

Thirty-nine trucks practiced during the session, which was briefly red-flagged when driver David Starr blew a tire in the No. 81 Chevy.

Burton also had the fastest average lap speed (180.065 mph) in the first truck practice of the day.

Thirty-five drivers turned laps in the morning session.

Darrell Wallace Jr. was second fastest (179.648 mph) in the No. 54 Toyota, followed by defending champion James Buescher (179.354 mph) in the No. 31 Chevy.

U.S. Pavement Services and 1-800-PAVEMENT to Sponsor Clay Greenfield at Daytona International Speedway

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U.S. Pavement Services and 1-800-PAVEMENT to Sponsor Clay Greenfield at Daytona International Speedway, on February 22, at 7:00 PM

Screen Shot 2013-02-14 at 2.26.32 AM(Woburn, MA) — February 13, 2013 — U.S. Pavement Services and 1-800-PAVEMENT are pleased to announce their sponsorship of Clay Greenfield and the #68 Dodge Ram at the NextEra Energy Resources 250 truck series race in Daytona Beach, Fla., on February 22.

The hard-racing, tough trucks of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series take to the high banks on the night that produces some of Daytona’s closest racing. This year, the black and yellow 1-800-PAVEMENT and U.S. Pavement Services logos will adorn Clay’s No. 68 truck for the 100-lap Camping World Truck Series race.

“1-800-PAVEMENT and U.S. Pavement Services are proud to sponsor the incredibly talented Clay Greenfield at this year’s Daytona truck series race,” said Mike Musto, president and founder, U.S. Pavement Services and 1-800-PAVEMENT. “Clay is a great guy and this sponsorship is a natural fit, since he is also 1-800-PAVEMENT Network member.”

Greenfield will be reunited with crew chief Danny Gill. Gill gave Clay his first driving opportunity in the series when he was owner of Team Gill Racing. Gill has worked with some of the most recognized drivers in truck series, such as Dennis Setzer, Johnny Benson and Steve Park.

“My team is very appreciative of 1-800-PAVEMENT for their support,” said driver Clay Greenfield. “Coming off a top 10 finish from last year, I am looking forward to having another strong run for U.S. Pavement Services. The competition at Daytona is tough. This is the biggest race of the year and teams go all out to make this race. We are no different. Thanks to Mike at U.S. Pavement Services, we are able to go out there and race as hard as we can.”

The NextEnergy 250 at Daytona will air live on the Speed Channel Friday, February 21st at 7:00 PM EST / 4:00 PM PST. For more information on the NextEnergy 250 please visit: http://www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com/Tickets-Events/Events/2013/NextEra-Energy-Resources-250/NextEra-Energy-Resources-250.aspx

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About U.S. Pavement Services, Inc.:

Since 1985, U.S. Pavement Services has been providing the most comprehensive and professional pavement services in the industry. U.S. Pavement is the leading provider of: paving; sealcoating; crack filling; line striping; and asphalt and concrete services, in the United States. The Company has experienced strong growth over the past years, as well as 30% growth in 2011. Their clients include major national office complexes, restaurant chains, educational institutions, hospitals, retail properties, and hotel chains throughout the United States. To learn more, visit U.S. Pavement Services online at www.uspavement.com.

About Clay Greenfield:

Clay Greenfield is a small business owner in rural Tennessee who splits time working in the paving industry and driving in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. This truck series veteran has a degree in Business and a career best finish of 10th at Daytona International Speedway. Since he began racing in 1997, Clay has competed locally, as well as in the UARA/STARS Series, NASCAR Late Models and the ARCA ReMax Series. Over the course of his career he has won 7 Championships, 2 Rookie of the Year Awards and been voted Most Popular Driver. Away from the track, Clay donates his time to as the Director Of Media for the Dawn Stanfill Foundation. A children’s charity benefiting families affected by pediatric cancer.

CGM Partnering together on and off track with Titan Tool & Star Road Guard

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No. 68 TITAN TOOL POWRLINER/ STAR ROAD GUARD DODGE 

GREENFIELD BACK AT BRISTOL:

With only five starts so far this year in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series 2012 Season, Clay Greenfield is excited to return to Bristol and is hopeful for a Top 15 finish. “Bristol is my best track “, said Greenfield. “I am excited to return there, being a short- track racer; I feel I have my best chances at Bristol. I raced there in 2010 and finished 16th, so I am hoping for an equal if not better finish for my team this time.

PARTNERING TOGETHER ON AND OFF TRACK – TITAN TOOL POWRLINER AND STAR ROAD GUARD

Clay Greenfield works to race. As the saying goes, “Don’t quit your day job”, it would be impossible for Greenfield to quit his day job if he wanted to continue to race. Unlike most of the guys who race week in and week out in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS), which is their only career, that isn’t so for the Clarksville, TN native Greenfield. Greenfield works hard with his day job as the owner of an asphalt company, just so that he can make enough money in his “day job” to race in the NCWTS. Greenfield only makes about a dozen of the races each year as the cost to actually run a truck continues to increase. “In this economy it makes it tough for me to race more races, I started my own NCWTS race team this year so that I can control my own destiny some as well as work on my race trucks back at my shop after work in the evenings.” I have a couple of really good guys that help me out, we are a small team doing the best we can, but at least I am out here living my dream”. Greenfield could never make his dreams come true if it was not for great partners off the track like Titan Tool and Star Road Guard who make it happen for him on-track.

“I have a couple of key sponsors on board this week for me that I use everyday in my asphalt business that have partnered with me for this race.” Said Greenfield. “ Titan Tool PowrLiner offers the highest quality paint sprayers available, I am proud to be partnering with them for the race at Bristol as well as using their equipment everyday in my asphalt business”.

“My company has also been using Star Seal products for over 20 years. I want to thank them for using my race team to promote Star Road-Guard the newest line of their industry leading seal coating products. It will be awesome to show them a good time and a good finish in Bristol”.

We are proud to be a partner in Clay’s striping business with our PowrLiner striping products”. Said John Hurt, Sr. Account Manager at Titan Tool. “We are also excited to partner with Clay as a sponsor of his #68 Titan Tool Powrliner/Star Guard Dodge Ram for the upcoming truck race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Clay is great to work with and all of us here at Titan are looking forward to cheering him on.”

“ We are thrilled to be a part of Clay’s program here at Bristol, said Monte Collins, of Star Road Guard. We have had a long-term relationship with the Greenfields, and taking it to the next level partnering with his race program just made total sense for our business.”

NCWTS SET-UP SHOW FEATURE- Clay Greenfield and his #68 Titan Tool PowrLiner/Star Road Guard Dodge will be featured this coming Wednesday August 22, 2012 on the pre-race Set Up show hosted by Krista Voda. This feature will enable fans to see just how Greenfield is able to make his dreams of being a NASCAR driver become reality as Rick Allen and Phil Parsons visit his shop back in Clarksville, TN.

FUN FACTS ABOUT CLAY GREENFIELD:

Clay is getting a late start to his NASCAR career because he put himself through college and earned a degree in business from Austin Peay State University.

When he is away from the track, Clay serves as Director of Media for The Dawn Stanfill Foundation, a children’s charity benefiting families affected by pediatric cancer. Visit www.thedawnstanfillfoundation.com for more information.

For information about Clay Greenfield and Clay Greenfield Motorsports, please visit www.claygreenfield.com. For sponsorship inquiries, contact cgreenfield84@aol.com. Twitter: @claygreenfield

ABOUT TITAN TOOL:

The Leader in Airless Spray Technologies

As the leader in airless spray technology, Titan offers world-class, end-to-end solutions for the industry. Our wide range of sprayers all feature intelligent tool specifically designed to exceed your needs.

Performance and versatility are the hallmark of our products – from indoor to outdoor rigs, gas to electric, paint to all kinds of coatings and finishes. We develop our sprayers in direct response to industry demand and build them to be high performance and long lasting with very little downtime. www.titantool.com

ABOUT STAR ROAD GUARD:

A specialty coating, designed for road surfaces that have deteriorated over years of use. It is an outstanding asphalt emulsion-based pavement coating that is far superior in performance when compared to the conventional surface treatments. It is formulated with tough rubber/polymers, specialty chemicals and select minerals fillers, which impact flexibility and durability to the coated pavement surfaces. To maximize the performance properties, the rubber/polymers is hot-blended during the manufacturing process.

Star Road Guard is a product of Hercules Sealcoat Manufacturing, Inc. www.starroadguard.com

Clay Greenfield Motorsports fields two trucks in Kentucky

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Clay Greenfield Motorsports fields two trucks in Kentucky
By: Mike Curran
Photos By: Shaun Foster & Mike Curran
Sparta, Ky – Clay Greenfield wasn’t planning on making the trip to Kentucky Speedway just a few short weeks ago, instead  his Clay Greenfield Motorsports team fielded two trucks in the 2nd Annual UNOH 225. Clay would drive his #68 @claygreenfield Dodge Ram and Scott Riggs would be behind the wheel of the #86 CGM RAM.

Both trucks had solid lap speeds in the two practice sessions, which enabled the teams to both qualify into the race. Clay had his best qualifying effort of the 2012 season with his 21st place run with a lap time of 32.260 at 167.39 mph and Scott Riggs turned in a 32nd place qualifying run of 32.715 at 165.062 mph.

At the start of the race Riggs’ truck started to get hot under the pace laps, with outside temperatures reaching the 100-degree mark Mother Nature took her toll on the #86 truck.  Riggs had to park the truck from overheating, ending his day at a great run. Meanwhile, Greenfield kept his truck out of harms way as cautions were breading cautions. Clay paced himself gaining knowledge of what his truck needed to have a successful finish. Greenfield found himself two laps down but with 104 laps remaining, the call was made to keep Clay out on a caution. The resulting wave -around brought Clay within one lap of the leaders. A caution falling on lap 110, just a few laps later, allowed Greenfield to get NASCAR’s free pass around (The Lucky Dog) for being the first truck a lap down. The Lucky Dog put Clay back on the lead lap with just 40 laps remaining in the race. Greenfield would restart in the 18th position and remain there for the final laps and finish of the race.

Greenfield finishes 31st at Martinsville after sway bar failure

Martinsville, VA – Clay Greenfield rolled into Martinsville Speedway 9th in the points standings after a 10th place finish in the season opener at Daytona in February. Greenfield was 27th in both practices on Friday at the half-mile track in Martinsville. Clay said the truck was a little tight right off the truck but the team lead by crew chief Gene Patient has gotten the truck a lot better. Greenfield went into qualifying needing to qualify in on time. Clay’s best lap of 20.349 was enough to secure him the 29th starting spot for the Kroger 250 at Martinsville.

Clay came on the radio to his crew on the pace laps of the race saying that it felt as if he had a flat tire. It was later to be found that his problem was an issue with the sway bar. Clay battled his ill handling truck as long as he could, Clay would have to park his truck after completing 151 of the 250 laps due to an issue with the sway bar. Clay finished 31st in the race and left Martinsville 13th in the NASCAR Camping World Truck standings.
Up next – Rockingham Speedway on April 15th, 2012