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XPEL To Protect Team Rollcentre During 73rd Le Mans 24 Hour

Published On 6/7/2005


– World’s Most Famous Endurance Race –
– 30-Piece Paint Protection Kit –

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, June 7, 2005…XPEL Technologies Corp. (CNQ: XPEL.U) announced today that the prestigious Rollcentre Team’s 24 Hours of Le Mans entry will be protected by an XPEL Paint Protection kit during the upcoming 73rd running of the event held at Circuit de la Sarthe near Le Mans, France.

Organized by the Automobile Club de L’Ouest (A.C.O.), the first race was held on May 26, 1923 and has since been run annually during the month of June, with the exceptions being 1956 (July) and 1968 (September), and was cancelled only in 1936 due to the economy and during the second World War from 1940 to 1948. Traditionally, the race starts at 16:00, and is run on a non-permanent track, which is over 13 km (8.1 miles) long, using mostly normal country roads.

XPEL’s European Distributor Mr. Tom Wakeford of Paintshield Ltd., stated, “Both our U.K. and France operations contributed to the design and installation of the XPEL product for Rollcentre’s LMP1 (Le Mans Prototype), which is an impressive 30-piece paint protection kit, custom-made for the world’s most famous endurance race. This will be the very first XPEL kit design utilizing 3M Paint Protection Film to participate in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Naturally, we wish Martin Short and his team every success.”

Rollcentre’s Managing Director and team driver Martin Short, commented, “We are extremely pleased with the service and attention to detail provided by XPEL’s U.K. and France operations. With XPEL’s perfect-fitting designs, our team has the ability to self-install these kits before each race during the season, giving our vehicles maximum paint protection during these punishing events.”

XPEL Technologies Corp. (, publicly traded on the Canadian Trading and Quotation System Exchange, is the worldwide leader in the electronic delivery of top automotive aftermarket products, utilizing the Internet as an integral component for its design, manufacturing, distribution and customer relationship strategies. The Company’s DAP software utility offers Dealers the industry’s most efficient and productive tool set for better serving customers with “best of breed” solutions in real-time. XPEL has clear advantages over the competition through its proprietary corporate framework consisting of an expansive library of installation-friendly window tint, paint and headlight protection products, coupled with a unique web-based remote manufacturing and distribution software, superior installation training curriculum and facilities, and established and growing sales distribution channels.

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