Hino Motor Sales Australia has announced a new business and sporting partnership with Preston Hire Racing Team 18 for the 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship season.
“Supercars works for the Hino brand as we have seen over the last two years as a Championship sponsor so the relationship with Preston Hire Racing is a natural extension of our brand association,” said Dimitri Andreatidis, National Marketing Manager, Hino Motor Sales Australia.
With the talented Lee Holdsworth behind the wheel of Team 18’s new-look ZB Commodore, the dedicated Preston Hire Racing outfit is committed to 2018 being its best year ever.
“Gun driver Holdsworth will be a popular visitor to the Hino Sports Deck at selected rounds of the Championship,” said Mr Andreatidis.
Hino will join fellow Toyota company, Toyota Forklifts as a business partner of Preston Hire Racing.
“I’m excited that Hino is joining our group of supportive partners for the 2018 Championship, it’s a partnership that I believe makes excellent business sense for both parties,” said Schwerkolt who also owns Waverley Forklift Group, one of Australia’s largest independent forklift hire companies which utilises a fleet of 20 transport trucks, over 2000 Toyota forklifts and 50 Toyota Hilux Service vehicles.
The new-look Preston Hire Racing ZB Commodore will make its debut at the challenging Adelaide 500 street circuit in the first round of the 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship on the 1st – 4th March 2018. Finishing 2017 on a high in Newcastle, Team 18 is setting the bar high for the year to come.