Klein Tools Announces "Race and Win" Contest Winners

Grand Prize Winner Receives Four Tickets to any IndyCar® Series Race and
a $1,000 American Express Gift Card

CHICAGO - December 2005 - Klein Tools has announced the winners of its 2005
"Race and Win" promotion.

Tied into its sponsorship of Andretti Green Racing, the Klein Tools racing-themed contest randomly selected participants to win prizes. Participants entered the contest by visiting

Klein Tools' Web site (www.kleintools.com/racing) from April 1 through October 16.
The winners are:

oSef Alcazar, Culver City, CA, was the grand-prize winner of four tickets to any 2006 IndyCar race and a $1,000 American Express gift card.

o Catherine Melvin, Windham, ME, was the first-place winner of two tickets to any 2006 IndyCar race and a $500 American Express gift card at the end of the 2005 racing season.

oDonald Vroman, Mokena, IL, was the second-place winner of $1,000 worth of Klein Tools products of his choice.

o Manuel Butron, Pasadena, CA, was the third-place winner of $500 worth of Klein Tools products of his choice.

In addition to the above prize winners, the contest randomly awarded weekly prizes of
Klein Tools racing jackets valued at approximately $200 retail, and daily prizes of Klein Tools racing shirts.

"Our second year of the 'Race and Win' contest drew 25 percent more participants than
the first year," said Debbie Hilander, marketing manager, Klein Tools. "The success of our contest parallels the success that Klein Tools-sponsored Andretti Green Racing team experienced this year."

"Congratulations to all of our winners!" she added.

Klein Tools, which employs approximately 1,000 people nationwide, began its motor sports association in 1994 to support the marketing efforts of the company and its distributorship in key markets. The association has continuously flourished, resulting in an impressive increase in exposure for Klein Tools both domestically and internationally.

Klein Tools is a family-owned and operated company which has been in business since 1857, designing, developing, producing and marketing professional quality tools and protective equipment to meet the demanding needs of trade professionals. For more information, contact Klein Tools, P.O. Box 599033, Chicago, IL 60659-9033. Phone: (800) 553-4676. Fax: (847) 745-4612. www.kleintools.com.


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