SAN ANTONIO, TX – March 22, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – VP Racing Fuels today announced it has been named the Official Fuel of both the Irish Drift Championship and British Drift Championship series. Under the agreement, VP will provide trackside fuel service for each event and post contingency awards of 100, 50 and 25 for first, second and third-place finishers respectively. Awards will be distributed in euros for the Irish series and pounds for the British championship, and drivers must use VP fuel to be eligible.
As part of its fuel service, VP will offer a pre-order program in which all participants will have the opportunity to order fuel in advance and have it delivered to each event. Drivers for both series will be contacted directly and provided with forms for use in placing pre-orders. Questions regarding fuel orders for both series can be directed to email@example.com or by calling (BDC) 07720 086931 or (IDC) 087-2190808.
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“VP is now recognized by many as the world leader in race fuel technology, with a catalog of more than 70 fuel blends and a growing roster of VP-fueled champions across the entire spectrum of motor-sports,” said Dave Egan. “We are delighted that VP Racing have now added Irish/UK professional drifting to that spectrum by joining the IDC/BDC for a three-year primary partnership. I have no doubt their expertise and globally-renowned products will benefit each driver on the grid. We are extremely humbled by the commitment they have shown to the future of IDC/BDC and are looking forward to working side-by-side in the future.”
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“We’re very pleased to add both the IDC and the BDC to the list of VP sponsored series,” said Marc Wesler, International Sales Manager for VP Racing Fuels. “Dave Egan and his team are well-respected in the industry and very passionate about the drift community. We’re confident they’ll represent the VP Racing Fuels brand well and look forward to growing our brands together.”
About VP Racing Fuels
VP Racing Fuels is best known as the World Leader in Race Fuel Technology™, fueling champions in virtually every form of motorsport on land, sea and air since 1975. VP is the Official Racing Fuel of the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Formula Drift, Pirelli World Challenge, AMA Supercross, NMRA, NMCA, World of Outlaws Sprint Cars and Late Models, PDRA and Rally America, among more than 60 VP-sponsored series and sanctioning bodies.
As part of its retail branding program, gas stations and convenience stores across the U.S. are being branded as VP Racing Fuels, with each providing distribution for VP’s other product lines, including ethanol-free VP Small Engine Fuels, formulated for 2- and 4-cycle outdoor power equipment; VP Madditive® performance chemicals; VP PowerWash™ and more. VP also markets VP PowerMaster® hobby fuels for R/C racing. More information is available online at VPRacingFuels.com
Source: VP Racing Fuels