The MSN Circuit Rally Championship (MNCRC) in association with MSVR, featuring the Michelin Cup and the Protyre Challenge is delighted to announce that Beatson’s Direct, the online arm of Beatson’s Building Supplies has joined forces with the Championship ahead of the 2018-19 season.
The sponsorship, which sees Beatson’s Direct join the fastest growing rally Championship in the UK will see Beatson’s Direct’s logo across all Championship material, including the MNCRC’s website, social media and all printed material.
Beatson’s Direct, is the online arm of Beatson’s Building Supplies, which is one of the leading independent builder’s merchants in the United Kingdom. From their office in Scotland, they are able to supply building materials across the UK. Beatson’s have a rich rallying heritage, with the owner, John Marshall, having competed in the MNCRC last year, while they’ve also sponsored the Mull Rally and the Knockhill Stages.
The news which comes on the back of an increased media package for the Championship, including a new and improved a brand-new TV deal and increased coverage in the leading motorsport publication Motorsport News, comes at an exciting time for the Championship and further allows it to grow to benefit competitors and spectators alike.
Darren Spann, Championship co-ordinator, enthused; “It’s truly fantastic to be adding the Beatson’s Direct brand to our partners. The brand is synonymous with rallying and we truly look forward to working with John and his team.”
John Marshall, the owner of Beatson’s added: “I am delighted to be able to support this fantastic championship. We feel it’s the perfect place to advertise our brand and I really look forward to working with the Championship team in the coming season.”
The news comes at an exciting time for the MSNRC, following on from an enhanced media package being announced. A brand-new TV deal has been announced, which will give greater benefits for spectators and competitors alike, while increased coverage in the leading motorsport publication Motorsport News has also been announced.
The Championship kicks off in November with the Neil Howard Stages at Oulton Park, before heading to Cadwell Park and Knockhill Circuit before Christmas 2018. Resuming in January 2019, the Championship heads to Brands Hatch, Snetterton, Donington Park and Anglesey before returning to Cadwell Park for its finale in April 2019. Full dates are available on our website.
2018-19 MSN Circuit Rally Championship in association with MSVR, feat the Michelin Cup and the Protyre Challenge Provisional Calendar
- Rd 1 - 3 November 2018 - Neil Howard Stages in association with Graham Coffey & Co. Solicitors, Oulton Park.
- Rd 2 - 18 November 2018 - North Humberside Motor Club Cadwell Park Stages. Cadwell Park.
- Rd 3 - 8-9 December 2018 - Knockhill Stages. Knockhill.
- Rd 4 - 19 January 2019 - Brands Hatch Stages. Brands Hatch.
- Rd 5 - 16 February 2019 - Snetterton Stages. Snetterton.
- Rd 6 - 3 March 2019 - Donington Rally. Donington Park.
- Rd 7 - 17 March 2019 - Lee Holland Rally. Anglesey.
- Rd 8 - 7 April 2019 - Cadwell Stages. Cadwell Park.
*All events subject to MSA approval.
Further details on season four and the current season are available from the championship web site www.msnrallychamp.co.uk
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