Ferris, the first and only commercial lawnmowers to feature patented suspension technology, has been recognized for the second year as the "Official Zero-Turn Lawnmower" of Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Ferris builds a complete line of innovative and reliable zero-turn, three-wheel riding and walk-behind mowers for the commercial landscaper.

Ferris is the inventor of IS-the only suspension systems available for commercial riding mowers.

"Ferris not only uses motorsports to promote and sell its products, we are also race fans who are inspired by the sport," said Bill Shea, vice president of commercial sales and dealer support for Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group. "We're proud to have our mowers recognized by professionals on the track as well as on the lawn."

"We are very excited to have Ferris return as a great partner of our track and our organization as a whole," said H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler, president and general manager of Charlotte Motor Speedway. "Ferris is a leader in lawn equipment and Charlotte Motor Speedway is a leader in motorsports entertainment, providing Ferris with a strong platform in which to market its product line."

Ferris is a part of the Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group, LLC.

Ferris builds a complete line of innovative and reliable zero-turn, three-wheel riding and walk-behind mowers for the commercial landscaper.

Ferris is the inventor of the IS - the only suspension systems available for commercial riding mowers. For more information, or to locate the nearest dealer, visit www.ferrisindustries.com.

Briggs & Stratton Corporation is the world's largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiary Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group, LLC, is North America's number one manufacturer of portable generators and pressure washers, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lawn and garden and turf care through its SimplicityR, SnapperR, FerrisR and MurrayR brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on all seven continents.

Tickets for the May 17 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race and the May 25 Coca-Cola 600 can be purchased online or by calling the Charlotte Motor Speedway ticket office at 1-800-455-FANS.

Charlotte Motor Speedway, one of the nation's largest sports facilities, is a subsidiary of Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE:TRK), a leading marketer and promoter of motorsports entertainment in the United States.