Southampton | 30 January 2014
WP Group’s specialist motorsport fuel and lubricants division, WP Racing, announced as Official Fuel Supplier to the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship (BSB) for the next 3 years.
The new 3 year agreement between WP Racing and BSB promoter and organiser MSVR consolidates a world leading motorcycle championship with WP Racing’s current supply portfolio of grass-roots karting, top line sportscar and formula championships.
Famed for its close, dramatic and exciting racing, the MCE Insurance backed British Superbike Championship and the supporting categories are widely regarded as one of the best motorcycle racing series in the world, attracting support from legions of fans and worldwide TV and media coverage.
With a history in fuels and lubricants dating back over 50 years, WP Group’s racing division is an industry leader in bespoke trackside testing. As partner to MCE British Superbikes, WP Racing’s team of experts will supply specialist Panta Fuel for all MCRCB British and National Championships backed up with Gas Chromatography fuel analysis equipment and in conjunction with the MCRCB/MSVR Technical Officials will ensure a level playing field for all competitors in the Series.
Darren Borras, Commercial Director from WP Group
"We are honored to add the best motorcycle championship in the United Kingdom to our exclusive supply program. The partnership is a reflection of our expert WP Racing team and its dedication to delivering world class products and service."
Stuart Higgs, Series Director of MCE British Superbikes
"I’m pleased to conclude the official fuel supply agreement with WP Racing using Panta Racing Fuels. It’s essential for the teams that the product, its supply and the support service are of the highest quality and I’m confident that WP Racing can meet that challenge."
The first round of the MCE British Superbike Championship will be at the famous Brands Hatch Circuit from 18 21 April 2014. More information on the Championship can be found at www.britishsuperbike.com
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
Sales contact WP Racing Products
Mobile | +44 (0) 7876 357 837
Lisa Crampton WP Racing
Mobile | +44 (0) 7917 633 180
Laura Stevens MCE British Superbike Championship
Phone | +44 (0) 1474 875 206
Photos courtesy of MCE British Superbike Championship