5/7/10 – Virgin Racing and Full Tilt Poker.net have teamed up in a sponsorship agreement for this season’s F1 car racing, with the first race the Spanish GT this weekend.
Both companies will enjoy significant branding on the team’s VR-01 race cars, drivers and team apparel and other elements of the team’s on-track and off-track environment. The partnership concludes discussions between the two parties dating back to the team’s inception last year.
Graeme Lowdon, chief exec at Virgin Racing, said: "We are absolutely delighted to welcome Full Tilt Poker.Net to Virgin Racing. We are proud to add an industry-leading brand to our healthy partnership portfolio and I am particularly pleased that we have worked hard together with a partner who has seen the team develop from its birth through to our first competitive steps.
“We look forward to going racing together with effect from this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix, where Full Tilt Poker.Net will have a significant presence, and to helping the brand to achieve its marketing and business objectives in the longer term."
"Full Tilt Poker.Net partnering with Virgin Racing is a brilliant culmination of a great deal of thought and effort on behalf of both brands. With two leaders in their respective fields coming together, this is sure to be a groundbreaking partnership on the global canvas, providing yet another level of excitement for all fans,“ said Team Full Tilt member, Chris Ferguson.