At 100 years old Draper Tools remains as committed as ever to growth and opportunities to drive the brand forward. That’s why we’re pleased to announce a new motorsport partnership with Excelr8 Motorsport, who will be racing in the new season of the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC).
Excelr8 is successful team taking on the BTCC for the first time in 2019 and we’re thrilled to be partnering with them for this exciting venture. In the BTCC, Excelr8 will campaign the well-known MG6 in 2019 before designing their own car for 2020. Here’s a look at the Draper sponsored car, driven by Rob Smith.
Draper Tools will be supplying the team with a range of high-quality automotive tools and equipment to help maintain its fleet of race cars. The Excelr8 technicians are in good company here, the Draper Tools automotive range is used by several expert mechanics including the team at Caterham Cars and Santapod Raceway.
Speaking about the partnership Justina Williams, Team Owner of Excelr8 Motorsport commented:
“We are very proud to have this fantastic opportunity to be working with the Great British business Draper Tools, in order to develop and promote their brand to millions of people via our BTCC race programme, along with working together to develop key client and supplier relationships. To be chosen by Draper Tools as their Brand Partner in BTCC for 2019 and beyond is a privilege and we are truly excited to welcome Draper to the Excelr8 family.”
The British Touring Car Championship is one of the most renowned and successful motor racing championships in the world, with millions of fans globally. Naturally, everyone at Draper Tools is delighted to be a part of this word-famous motorsport series. We can’t wait for the season to begin in April, we’ll be cheering on the Excelr8 drivers at every race! Tune into ITV to watch all the action from the BTCC.