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05 February 2019

National Group partners with Walkinshaw Andretti United and the Mobil 1 Mega Racing Team

LUFF AND PERKINS RETURN TO MOBIL 1™ MEGA SUPERCAR RACING TEAM

Mobil 1™ MEGA Racing has today announced that Warren Luff and Jack Perkins will return to the team as co-drivers for the 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship endurance season.

Luff will extend his relationship with Scott Pye, while Perkins will once again team up with James Courtney, continuing the stability in driver line up.

“Working with Scotty these last two years has really enjoyable, we got along really well, and have very similar styles and feedback, so it’s a great match” Warren Luff explained. “The team as a whole made some really strong gains last year, and I have no doubt that will continue into 2019”.

2019 marks Luff’s sixth year with the Team, and third with Scott Pye. After consecutive second place finishes in the Bathurst 1000 together, the duo will be looking to take the next step in the Great Race, as well as the remaining PIRTEK Enduro Cup rounds.

“To stand on the Bathurst podium the last two years alongside Scott has been amazing, but we desperately want to go one step higher this year” said Luff.

Perkins returns for his fifth year with the team, all of which have been alongside James Courtney, a relationship that has yielded a Gold Coast 600 win in 2015, and a third-place finish at the same event in 2018.

“It’s awesome for me to be back with JC and the whole Mobil 1 MEGA Racing team for another year. There’s a real buzz around the workshop and everyone is super keen to get racing this year” says Jack Perkins.

“I think the team will only get better from last season, with the second year of the ZB Holden Commodore I’m sure both cars will be pushing for podiums week in week out”.

Both partnerships will look to build on their 2018 results, starting February 14 at the first test day of 2019 at Phillip Island, where they will join the main drivers to turn laps in their respective cars.

“It’s fantastic for the team to have two drivers of Jack and Warren’s calibre back for the year. After the job they have both done, it was an easy decision” said Bruce Stewart, Co Team Principal.

“Co-drivers play a vitally important part in the main drivers’ championship; it’s a critical role. Both Warren and Jack are experienced on the track, know the team well, and are proven drivers, so having them back for another year fills us with confidence.”

The 2019 PIRTEK Enduro Cup begins on October 10 at the Bathurst 1000, followed by the Gold Coast 600 and Sandown 500.

 

NATIONAL GROUP PARTNERS WITH WALKINSHAW ANDRETTI UNITED AND THE MOBIL 1™ MEGA RACING TEAM

The National Group are SUPER excited to announce our new partnership with Walkinshaw Andretti United and the Mobil 1™ Mega Racing Team for the 2019 Supercars season!

Stay tuned for big things to come.

Walkinshaw Andretti United and the Mobil 1™ Mega Racing Team have now released the NEW Supercar for 2019 (see below).


NATIONAL GROUP LOGO FEATURES ON THE NEW MOBIL 1™ MEGA RACING TEAM SUPERCAR FOR 2019

The National Group are proud for the company logo to be featured on the NEW Mobil 1™ Mega Racing Team NEW Supercar for 2019!

The National Group logo can be seen on the rear window of the 2019 Mobil 1™ Mega Racing Car for 2019 (see below).

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