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WP Group Announces Official Partnership with Donington Park Circuit

 22nd Mar 2013

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WP Group (WP) is proud to become the official fuel and lubricant partner to Donington Park Racing Ltd (Donington). Announced today, this agreement will leverage the technical and commercial strengths of both companies whilst creating a range of brand and promotional opportunities.


Centred on two of WP Group’s best known divisions, the Mobil Service Centre and WP Racing logos will be displayed throughout the Donington venue. Darren Borras, WP Group’s Commercial Director comments ‘the partnership will combine Donington’s celebrated and respected name in the motorsport arena, with the technical expertise and quality race products supplied by WP Group’,


With a history that spans almost 80 years, Donington has been home to some of the best motorcycle races in the world. This year will see the return of British Superbikes, National Motorcycle Race Championships and the popular Ron Haslam Race School. The new partnership will look to leverage these longstanding relationships in motorsport to develop WP’s presence as a fuel and lubricant partner across the specialist motorcycle arena.


In celebration of the partnership and in conjunction with the coveted ‘The Racing School’, Mobil Service Centre will be host to several high speed driving experiences throughout the year. Harriet Phillips, Marketing Coordinator for WP Group comments ‘our relationship with, ‘The Racing School’ will provide a fantastic opportunity to award our consumer and corporate fan-base with experiences catered for the adrenaline junkies in all of us’.


Sponsor to British GT/F3, Clio Cup, Legends and British SuperOne, 2013 will see an action-packed calendar of events for WP Group. David Fairchild, WP Group’s Managing Director concludes; ‘we look forward to another enthralling year of motorsport action ahead. On behalf of everyone at WP Group, we welcome Donington on board’.


*Picture: Darren Borras Commercial Director WP Group (left), with CEO of Donington (right).

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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