ERJ staff report (BC)
Burton upon Trent, UK – Pirelli has signed a minimum three-year deal to sponsor Porsche Club Great Britain.
As well as supporting the Club financially, the company will supply tires and furnish on-event technical expertise.
Pirelli will be present at several Club fixtures over the season, including the Club’s national event to be held this year at the Silverstone Classic Festival (26-28 July 2013), the Goodwood Festival of Speed in July and the Classic Motor Show at the National Exhibition Centre, Birminigham in November.
The agreement also makes Pirelli the official tire supplier to the Porsche Club Championship, a 16-race series for production-based Porsches.
Porsche Club Great Britain’s motorsport manager, Steve Kevlin, said: “Renewing the Porsche Club relationship with Pirelli will be good for the Club’s competitors and our motorsport overall. A move to slick tires will increase the level of competition and improve lap times. We look forward to the next three years [of sponsorship] providing stability to the Club’s motorsport.” concluded Kevlin.
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