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Repco Supersprint 2020.

Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Repco take naming rights to opening round at The Bend.

The opening event of this month’s Virgin Australia Supercars Championship at The Bend in South Australia, will be known as the Repco SuperSprint. The announcement extends the automotive parts giant’s strong footprint on the Australian and New Zealand motorsport landscape, which dates back to the 1940s, 50s and 60s when Repco built engines.

Wayne Bryant, Executive General Manager (Repco AU) said: “Repco is delighted to partner with Supercars to sponsor the SuperSprint opening round at The Bend Motorsport Park.” “Repco has a strong network of stores in South Australia market and we are excited to be supporting Supercars, the teams and importantly the fans at this event.” “We’re thrilled Repco has expanded their support of Supercars into the naming rights of this event,” Supercars General Manager – Commercial, Jamie Black said. “As a company that continues to grow its presence in Supercars, Repco is a natural fit as naming rights partner for one of this month’s SuperSprint events. We are delighted to have them onboard.”

Repco is the Official Automotive Parts Retailer of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship and a leading sponsor of two-time defending Champion Scott McLaughlin and Fabian Coulthard’s Shell V-Power Racing Team.

Repco’s partnership also provides substantial digital presence in various Supercars assets including website, social media platforms, app and fan communications.

From 2021 Repco will also have naming rights to Supercars iconic event, the Bathurst 1000 until at least 2025.

The Repco SuperSprint at The Bend will run 19-20 September ahead of the OTR SuperSprint the following weekend.

Ticketing information for both events is available online at The Bend.com.au and available through Ticketek.