Johnson to play host to Ultimate Motorsport Prize winner at Bathurst 1000
Wednesday 14th July, 2021 - 12:41pm
Australian touring car legend Dick Johnson says the doors to the Shell V-Power Racing Team’s garage will be wide open for one lucky fan and a friend at this year’s Repco Bathurst 1000 in October.
Johnson, a three-time Bathurst 1000 winner and five-time Australian Touring Car Champion, will host the winners of the “Ultimate Motorsport Prize” raffle prize being offered by Pirtek in support of St Vincent’s Hospital.
The Shell V-Power Racing Team is just one of several of the sport’s major stakeholders that have donated “money can’t buy” prizes to create a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
The winner and a friend will be treated as SUPER VIP guests over three days and will be introduced to the who’s who of Supercars while being exposed to a list of one-off experiences.
The Ultimate Motorsport Prize is being raffled and not auctioned so almost everyone has a chance to be involved, but the limited pool of tickets is selling fast.
The tickets are just AUD $20 each and all proceeds will support St Vincent’s Hospital’s Peter Duncan Neurosciences Research Unit.
Fans can buy their tickets for a chance to win this world-leading experience at www.ultimatemotorsportprize.com.
“Pirtek have been terrific supporters of ours for some time and when they came to us with the idea of the Ultimate Motorsport Prize raffle they did not have to ask us twice,” said Johnson.
“I have never seen anything like this offered as a prize before and it would be terrific for it to evolve into an annual major fundraiser for St Vincent’s Hospital.
“The winners are going to be pretty busy with all the activities on offer, but we look forward to meeting them and providing a real ‘behind the scenes’ look at what goes on during a race weekend.
“They will get to meet the members of our team, including our four drivers, get a close up look at our Ford Mustangs and we might even find them a Shell hat they can take away as a memento.
“I think $20 is a small price to pay for the chance to win such an incredible prize and even better when you know all the proceeds are going to the St Vincent’s Hospital which has done such an incredible job helping people for so many years.”
The total prize includes an amazing list of “money can’t buy” experiences including:
THE ULTIMATE MOTORSPORT PRIZE
- Return trip for two to the 2021 Bathurst 1000 from the winner’s nearest Australian capital city
- Two nights’ twin-share accommodation
- Wave the green starter’s flag for the Bathurst 1000
- Ride around Mt Panorama in a Supercars’ Course Car with Marcos Ambrose
- Three-day Supercars Paddock Club access
- Present the Pirtek Pit Stop Challenge winners’ trophy and cheque on Friday night
- Visit to Pirtek Victory Lane
- VIP tour of the Shell V-Power Racing Team garage with the legendary Dick Johnson
- Behind the scenes tour of Mt Panorama – including visit to the top of the mountain and podium
- VIP (after hours) tour of the National Motor Museum at Mt Panorama
- Helicopter flight around Mt Panorama
- Access to the grid before the race for the national anthem
- A personal tour of the Supercars TV compound with Neil Crompton
- A photo taken with the Peter Brock Trophy on the podium
- A visit to Race Control with Race Director Tim Schenken
- A signed photo with the race winners as the ultimate momento
- A personal VIP concierge host for the weekend
- Two Pirtek merchandise packs
- Two Corporate Paddock Club tickets
- Two Course Car rides
- Two grid walks at a 2022 Supercar event of your choice in Australia or New Zealand
- Pirtek merchandise pack
- Two General Admission tickets to a 2022 Supercars event of your choice in Australia or New Zealand
- Pirtek merchandise pack