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WP Group - Official Fuel & Lubricants Partner to Thruxton Motorsport Centre

 2nd Apr 2013

WP Group (WP) is proud to become the official fuel and lubricant supplier to Thruxton Motorsport Centre (Thruxton) and Driving Experience School.

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This exciting new partnership will see the WP Group brand and its operating divisions; WP Racing, Mobil Service Centre and WP Heating, displayed throughout the Motorsport Centre to include the main grandstand, karting tracks and driving experience cars.


Lisette Norman ­ Lubricants Sales and Marketing Manager comments, ‘As the quickest circuit in the UK and host to some of the greatest national motorsport championships, we are proud to align our brand with Thruxton. The Thruxton name fits perfectly with our fast-emerging race fuels and lubricants division and we look forward to a long and successful partnership’.


Darren Borras ­ Group Commercial Director at WP continues, ‘we are excited about this partnership which will combine Thruxton’s long and successful history in the Motorsport arena, with the technical expertise and quality race products supplied by WP Group. Well respected in their field, we’re delighted that Thruxton has put their trust in us to support them for the forthcoming seasons’.


Both WP and Thruxton are looking forward to a busy season ahead. Kicking off the season with their ‘Easter Revival’ event during the weekend, Thruxton saw the return of the historic F2 along with a number of impressive championship vehicles including Formula Ford 1600 & 2000, 70s & Historic Road Sports, Classic Racing Cars, Historic Touring Cars, Formula Junior and GT & Sports Racing.


With several new sponsorship and supply agreements in place, the WP Group logos will be seen at championships right around the UK including the British SuperOne, British GT and Formula 3, Legends Series and Renault Clio Cup.


WP’s Managing Director ­ David Fairchild concludes, ‘on behalf of everyone at WP Group, we welcome the partnership with Thruxton Motorsport Centre and look forward to the thrills, spills and camaraderie that will be the 2013 race season’.


Italian supercars webKeep an eye out for the release of our upcoming competition where we will be giving away an Italian Supercar experience for one lucky individual to take to the Thruxton Circuit in two of the worlds most renowned and respected supercars ­ the Ferrari 458 Italia and the Lamborghini Aventador!




Editors Notes

The WP Group, headquartered near Southampton in Hampshire, is a leading independent distributor of fuels and lubricants, with group revenues of £200m-plus and employing 100 people. Based out of the Fawley Esso Refinery, WP Group offers a complete portfolio of products and bespoke service solutions across each of its eight trading divisions ­ Industrial, Aviation, Agricultural, Heating, Automotive, Commercial, Motorsport and Marine.


With a 50-year heritage, WP Group is the supplier and support specialist of choice to thousands of businesses across the UK. To find out more about how the WP Group can help you, click on to www.thewp-group.co.uk


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