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SBD Global/January 29, 2013/Marketing and Sponsorship
Casey Stoner Signs One-Year Deal To Drive V8 Supercar, Adds Pirtek As Co-Sponsor
Published January 29, 2013
STONER'S SPONSOR: Former V8 Supercars championship-winning sponsor Pirtek will co-sponsor Stoner's Red Bull Holden in the Dunlop Series. Stoner confirmed his entry into the full seven-round Dunlop Series making the switch from MotoGP. Stoner's Red Bull/Pirtek livery is set to be unveiled Feb. 27. Pirtek Group GM Stephen Dutton said that the chance to partner with Stoner was the catalyst for re-entering the sport. Dutton said, "We have always been keen to play a role in the development of young talent, whether that is in the general community or on the race track, football field, golf course or athletics track" (Pirtek).