Ravenol to Partner Bamboo Engineering in 2013
Oil and Lubricant manufacturer, RAVENOL have confirmed their commitment to support Bamboo Engineering as technical lubricant partner to the team’s 2013 FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) and their 2013 GP3 Series Championship Campaigns.
RAVENOL announced today their support of Bamboo Engineering and their drivers James Nash and Alex MacDowall for the 2013 season. RAVENOL will also be putting branding on the cars of the newly announced Bamboo GP3 team. RAVENOL, one of the largest independent oil and lubricant manufacturers in Germany, specialises in developing and manufacturing high performance oils and lubricants for the automotive, motorsport and motorcycle markets and have a comprehensive history of motorsport activities working across formulas including WRC, BTCC, BRC, Sports Car and Truck Racing, Motorcycle and Power Boat Racing.
The deal will see RAVENOL branding on the WTCC and GP3 cars, as well as on teamwear, race suits and all other team items. RAVENOL will also act as lubricant technical partner to the team offering their vast knowledge and experience of racing lubricants to Bamboo’s 2013 efforts. RAVENOL have also applied the knowledge and experience gained from Motorsport into their retail products, offering the consumer exactly the same advanced technology as the race team.
Brian Chase – Managing Director Ravenol UK, “Motorsport is in our blood and we are dedicated to applying our technical skills to Bamboo Engineering’s racing projects. We’re confident that our premium products can give Bamboo an edge and we’re looking forward to a long and happy future together.” A feeling echoed by Martin Huning, Motorsport Director at RAVENOL’s parent company in Germany “We are very pleased at the thought of working with such a highly committed and professional team as Bamboo Engineering and are looking forward to working closely together with their race engineers to further develop our high performance lubricants.”
Richard Coleman - Chief Executive Bamboo Engineering “We’re thrilled to have signed a long term deal with RAVENOL. Their technical prowess is going to be a real asset to our racing campaigns. We enjoy working with professional and reliable partners and to develop a relationship where both parties can extract the most from the sponsorship programme. It is great that we have signed up with RAVENOL for a substantial period of time as this gives stability to the partnership and allows both sides to develop a true understanding of each other’s needs.”
The first event in the 2013 WTCC calendar takes place at Monza in Italy in March. Full coverage can be found on British Eurosport including live television coverage of all qualifying sessions and races in the 24-race Championship.