Think Mowing is Tough? Try the Speedway’s Steep Slopes

Updated Feb 27, 2013

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Anyone who has ever felt a pang of envy over a neighbor’s new riding lawn mower can understand the emotions of a turf grass expert watching a remote control mower working the slope of the high banks at Daytona International Speedway.

During a recent national Sports Turf Managers Association convention, a busload of experts watched the mower and its operator at work for more than a half hour while waiting for another tour group.

“Everybody was just amazed,” said Jeff Salmond, sports turf manager at the University of Oklahoma. “It was just the coolest thing ever.”

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By Dinah Voyles Pulver

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