Text: AutoIndustriya.com Team / Photos: Racewell Press | posted February 20, 2014 19:51
Renews ties with Petronas for title sponsorship of the 2014 Philippine Motorsport Championship
Batangas Racing Circuit Inc., (BRCI) appoints Racewell Marketing, as the promotion arm of its locally-owned circuits. The marketing company will now be responsible for handling on-track admissions, amenities, food, hospitality and media relations. It will also handle paddock and garage rentals, trade area bookings, and track advertisements for race teams, retailers, and sponsors.
The agreement was officially sealed on February 12, 2014 at the Boom na Boom Complex in Pasay City between BRCI Managing Head for Corporate Communications Nelson Gayola and Racewell Marketing CEO Robert Ortiz.
“Our goal at Racewell Marketing is to help Philippine motorsports host better races and welcome more visitors, so much so that it will become an extraordinary experience for all. We're positive that the efforts we put into this partnership will benefit the sport as a whole and also be able to attract more companies to invest in terms of sponsorship,” said Robert Ortiz, Racewell Marketing CEO.
Racewell will operate BRCI circuits in Pampanga, Batangas, Cavite and Pasay City. These are the Clark International Speedway, Batangas Racing Circuit, Carmona Race Track, and Boomland Kart Track. The partnership project aims to enhance the hospitality building, viewing deck and VIP rooms of the said circuits. Basic track amenities like walkways, restrooms and general parking areas will also be rehabilitated to encourage more spectators to attend events.
“We are delighted to have Racewell Marketing on board. The services they offer will certainly make our race tracks more accessible and accommodating for both the racers and visitors. It also lets us focus more our core competency, which is to manage the activities on track,” said Nelson Gayola, BRCI Managing Head for Corporate Communications Department.
Both groups will work closely together to improve the overall quality, awareness, and appeal of Philippine motorsports.
Petronas renews as title sponsor for 2014 Philippine Motorsports Championship
Racewell, which also manages the motorsport activities of Petronas Philippines also facilitated the partnership between Petronas Energy Philippines Inc. (PEPI) and BRCI as title sponsor for the 2014 Philippine Motorsports Championship. The official agreement was signed by Joel Francisco, PEPI Marketing Manager and Nelson Gayola, BRCI Managing Head for Corporate Communications.
The 2014 Petronas Philippine Motorsport calendar involves auto racing, karting and motorcycle events such as the Philippine GT Championship, Philippine Drag Racing Championship, KF Series, National Karting Series, Asian Karting Open Championship, Philippine Superbikes Series, FDR Philippine Scooter Racing Championships, and Philippine Underbone King Championships. The events will be held in the circuits managed by BRCI.
“We are very happy with the results Petronas achieved in last year's Philippine Motorsport Championship that we decided to extend our support in 2014. The involvement of Petronas in motorsports is growing on a global scale and we are optimistic that our presence here will help the country's motorsports program grow as well,” said Joel Francisco, PEPI Marketing Manager.
Petronas will also support the Golden Wheel Awards, which honors the achievements of the Philippines' motorsport heroes from different disciplines across the country. The eleventh Golden Wheel Awards will be held on February 28, 2014 at the Samsung Hall of SM Aura, BGC, Taguig City.