Supercars has re-endorsed Victoria because of Australia’s motorsport capital, even saying an extended sponsorship deal for next month’s Phillip Island round.

For the fifth consecutive year, WD-forty will preserve the naming rights to Supercars’ event at the world-renowned oceanside circuit.

Returning to a sprint racing format, the WD-40 Phillip Island SuperSprint will run on the scenic Victorian circuit from 12-14 April.

Announcing the renewal, Supercars chief executive Sean Seamer recounted the south-jap mainland state’s pre-eminent position.


“Victoria is considered the home of Australian motorsport, a heartland of the game, and where many of our teams and drivers live,” Seamer stated. “It is likewise the handiest country to host four Supercars events.”

The others are at Albert Park in the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix and at Winton and Sandown.

Next is Queensland with 3 Supercars events, and New South Wales and South Australia with two each.

As nicely because of the F1 Australian GP, Victoria is domestic to the MotoGP and superbikes international championship rounds at Phillip Island.

Next month’s event is the 30th for the Australian Touring Car Championship/Virgin Australia Supercars Championship at Phillip Island.

It has been the scene of a number of the sport’s finest victories through legends Peter Brock, Allan Moffat, Colin Bond, Allan Grice, Larry Perkins, Craig Lowndes, and Mark Skaife.

“The Virgin Australia Supercars Championship is thrilled to show off Phillip Island on a global degree via bringing the arena’s great traveling car racing to Victoria,” Seamer stated. “The WD-40 Phillip Island SuperSprint promises to be a weekend of remarkable racing and fantastic motion for those at the song and watching around the sector.

“WD-forty has been a high-quality partner during the last 5 years at one of the world’s quality racing circuits and one in every of our very favorite activities.”

Added Nick Roberts, WD-forty organization’s well-known supervisor: “Supercars remains the precise healthy for the WD-forty manufacturers, and we are excited to be concerned with the long-lasting Phillip Island circuit.

“We know that many WD-forty brand customers are passionate about what they do, be that during alternate, DIY or recreation and that identical spirit is shared with Supercars.

“This year, we can be focusing on the launch of the brand new WD-forty Specialist Automotive range on the WD-40 Phillip Island SuperSprint.”

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