Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge secures title sponsor

Jeff Bobik leads the field at Mallala last year

Jeff Bobik leads the field at Mallala last year

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Australia has secured a title sponsor for the 2012 season.

On the eve of the opening round of the championship at Mallala this weekend, Recruitment specialists Staff Solutions International has become the naming-rights supporter of the second-tier Porsche class.

The category will be known as the Porsche Staff Solutions International GT3 Cup Challenge Australia.

Established in 2009, Staff Solutions International is a specialist Executive Search and General Recruitment consultancy servicing industry sectors such as Oil & Gas, Mining, Energy & Transmission, Rail and Water Utilities.

Staff Solutions International general manager Colin Lagoon is excited about the new association.

“Staff Solutions International is delighted to be sponsoring the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Australia in 2012,” said Lagoon.

“Since its inception in 2008, GT3 Cup Challenge has created a niche in Australian motorsport as a competitive, professionally run and well supported Porsche series, and we recognised a great opportunity to be involved.”

Porsche Cars Australia motorsport manager Jamey Blaikie sees the announcement as great timing ahead of this weekend’s opening round at the South Australian circuit.

“In its short history, GT3 Cup Challenge has grown to become one of the healthiest motorsport categories in Australia, highlighted by the strong entries for the first 2012 round at Mallala,” said Blaikie.

“It’s great to be able to announce Staff Solutions International as the Title Partner for GT3 Cup Challenge. It’s pleasing that we’ve been able to build the category to a level where it’s a marketable product and attractive enough for Staff Solutions International to become involved as Title Partner for 2012.”

This weekend’s opening round at Mallala marks the start of an exciting six-event schedule. The meeting is also the first of three Jim Richards Endurance Trophy races.

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Australia races at Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships events. At Mallala this weekend, the Kerrick Sports Sedans class is the lead category, supported by the Kumho Australian V8 Touring Car Series, Souther Star Windows V8 Commodore Cup Series, Australian Saloon Cars and Hi-Tec Oils Australian Swift Racing Series.


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