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DUNLOP BACKING FOR NICK PERCAT AT QUEENSLAND RACEWAY

Nick Percat will have Dunlop support in Ipswich - Photo: Supplied

Nick Percat will have Dunlop support in Ipswich – Photo: Supplied

Dunlop Tyres are the latest sponsor to back Nick Percat’s Brad Jones Racing Holden Commodore ahead of the next Supercars round at Queensland Raceway.

The official tyre supplier of the Supercars Championship, will run it’s Dunlop Super Dealer branding on the No. 8 Commodore for the Coates Hire Ipswich SuperSprint.

“We’ve got a great relationship with the team at Dunlop. They play such an important role in Supercars as the tyres are very technical and key part to our sport. The support they not only give us, but all teams up and down pit lane is brilliant.” said Kim Jones.

Nick Percat's Dunlop Super Dealer Commodore - Photo: Supplied

Nick Percat’s Dunlop Super Dealer Commodore – Photo: Supplied

Nick Percat added “It’s always exciting to reveal the new livery before each event. The yellow on this is really bright and bold, it definitely won’t be missed on track.”

“The Dunlop team that work with us at the track constantly engage with drivers and teams to ensure we’re getting the most of the tyres. At the end of the day our Dunlop tyres are what is in between us and the road, so performance and reliability is key. When you’ve got good tyres, it gives you confidence to push the car harder and make more passes. That’s what the fans love to see.”

Macauley Jones will get behind the wheel of the Dunlop Super Dealer Commodore first, for the co-driver for Friday’s co-driver session, before Nick Percat takes over for the remainder of the weekend.

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