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WP Racing Extend Long Standing Renault UK Clio Cup Partnership

 4th Feb 2014


WP Group’s specialist motorsport fuel and lubricants division, WP Racing, seals partnership as official fuel and lubricant supplier to the Renault UK Clio Cup for twelfth consecutive year.


WP Racing’s long-standing relationship with Renault UK and Renault Sport enters its 12th year as both see exciting growth and greater opportunities to showcase their strengths. This year’s Renault UK Clio Cup will feature the brand new Clio Renaultsport 200 Turbo EDC, which is not only an astoundingly great looking road and race car, but it’s ready to offer even greater action that the Championship is renowned for.


The 1.6 litre turbo-powered, 220bhp-producing Renault engine will be fed by WP Racing’s specialist Renault spec fuel and ELF lubricants. The Championship, known as the breeding grounds for tomorrow’s Touring Car and Sports Car champions will be serviced by WP Racing’s team of experts and industry leading bespoke trackside testing. With some races having grids set with only 1.5 seconds between first place and the 20th car on the grid, WP Racing will ensure a level playing field for all competitors in the Series.


Ian Watson, BARC, Renault UK Clio Cup Promoter

"The BARC are delighted to have been able to agree a deal to make use of the expertise of the WP Racing for the provision of fuel and lubricants to the Renault UK Clio Cup. The service provided is always of the highest quality and we look forward to our teams being well looked after over the next two years as the championship moves into a new era."


Darren Borras, Commercial Director from WP Group

"Having such a long standing partnership with a respected brand such as Renault Sport reaffirms WP Group’s specialist motorsport division objectives: continuing to deliver expert services, fuel testing and quality, well priced product. WP Racing will always strive to develop, improve and assist our partners with their racing endeavors, and are honored to be chosen to continue and develop this relationship further.”

The first round of the Renault UK Clio Cup Championship will be supporting the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at the famous Brands Hatch Circuit from 29 ­ 30 March 2014, and will also feature live on ITV4. More information on the Championship can be found at http://www.renaultsport.co.uk/championships/cliocup/overview




About WP Group

Headquartered at ExxonMobil’s Fawley refinery, WP Group is a fully integrated Fuels, Lubricants and Engineering Services company. With sustainability at its core, WP Group work in partnership with customers and supply partners across eight distinct business sectors to identify efficiency savings and deliver measurable long-term solutions

Employing over 100 people and with group revenues exceeding £200M annually, WP Group is listed as one of southern England’s largest privately owned companies.  For more information on WP Group or the eight specialist divisions; Industrial, Aviation, Agricultural, Heating, Automotive, Commercial, Racing and Marine; visit www.thewp-group.co.uk


About the BARC

The BARC, established in 1912, is Britain’s largest motor sport club. Originally based at Brooklands and Goodwood before moving to Thruxton, the BARC runs over 30 championships at more than 60 meetings during each year including circuit racing, hill-climbs, sprints and rally-cross. The BARC also operates three circuits; Croft, Pembrey and Thruxton and has its own marshals’ training scheme. For further information on the BARC visit: www.barc.net


Sales contact ­ WP Racing Products

Anthony Webb

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