Turkington, recognised by many road racing fans for their support of International road racing legend Phillip McCallen, will provide title sponsorship for Thursday evening’s Superstock race at this year’s FonaCAB & Nicholl Oils North West 200.
Production 1000cc machinery-based competition never fails to excite, thrill, compel those witnessing up close battles between the crème de la crème of pure road racing.
Speaking today about the decision to back Superstock NW200 action alongside reflecting on Turkington’s unique relationship with one of Northern Ireland’s biggest sporting events, Operations Director for Turkington, Gary Turkington stated:
“Not only did Turkington sponsor the Superbike race in 1991 but through Harry Turkington we kindly donated the famous ‘Turkington Tunnel’.
Following the careful assembly of the 70 tonnes jigsaw puzzle, the new tunnel was warmly welcomed as a major safety improvement by providing safer and easier access from the paddock to the grid.
Over 30 years on, we have cemented our relationship with the fantastic NW200 team, coming back to support and sponsor the Superstock race.”
Mervyn Whyte MBE, NW200 Event Director added;
“Turkington are old friends of the North West 200 and we are delighted to have the company back on board.
Their company livery has been to the fore during significant moments in the history of the NW200 and will be back on display in 2022.”
Quotes courtesy of Stephen Davison
Photo credit Stephen Davison
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