Mechanix Wear Joins NASCAR Unites - An American Salute with The Original® Patriot Glove

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LOS ANGELES (May 15th, 2012) - Mechanix Wear joins NASCAR Unites - An American Salute, a patriotic initiative bringing the power and passion of the entire sport together to honor the United States military and their families. The industry-wide initiative is an opportunity for fans, drivers, teams, tracks, and sponsors to unite and improve the lives of military families in need across the nation.

Mechanix Wear salutes our nation's heroes with the development of the limited Original® Patriot Glove. NASCAR teams and officials will show their red, white and blue with the limited edition Patriot Glove, starting and ending at two traditional NASCAR events held at Charlotte Motor Speedway (May 26-27, Memorial Day Weekend) and Daytona International Speedway (Independence Day Weekend, July 5-7).

The limited edition Original® Patriot Glove will be available May 18th exclusively at for $24.99 (Sizes S-XXL) with a portion of each glove sale going to NASCAR Unites - An American Salute.

"The entire NASCAR community has a long history of recognizing the efforts of the men and women who serve in our Country's military," said NASCAR President Mike Helton. "With this effort, we continue to rally the NASCAR industry to collectively express our gratitude to those who serve our country and their families. This program will reinforce our sport's commitment to the United States Military while also raising funds to help support military families."

The Original® Patriot Glove will be available at May 18th

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Since the debut of our first high performance work glove at the 1991 Daytona 500, Mechanix Wear has built a reputation as a leader in the hand protection category. As a result of over twenty years of research, development, design and innovation Mechanix Wear now offers a full line of gloves that deliver superior fit, feel and function to your hands. Our mission is to look beyond conventional ideas and continually innovative in the high performance glove category.