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One lucky Supercars fan could have their name and photo featured on track signage at one of Australia’s most watched sporting events, the 2018 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.

The promotion has been organised by iconic Australian family owned and manufactured company, Penrite Oil, that today announced it will be the official Oil and Lubricant Partner of this year’s Great Race.

The Penrite Mountain Warrior promotion will give one lucky fan the ultimate Mount Panorama VIP experience this year. 

The winner receives their photo trackside on the iconic Conrod Straight. The winner’s photo will also feature on the Cool Box, inside the Erebus Penrite #9 Holden Commodore driven by the reigning King of the Mountain, David Reynolds.

This year’s prize also includes other money can’t buy experiences including a four-day Double VIP Pass for the winner and a friend, behind the scenes VIP Tour, a grid walk prior to this year’s Great Race, a ride for two in one of the Vodafone Course Cars Course Cars around the Mount Panorama circuit, a Penrite Merchandise Pack, VIP seating in the back of the Erebus Motorsport Team Garage and an exclusive Meet and Greet with the 2017 King of the Mountain. 

Each entrant will get their name printed on the Penrite Mountain Warrior Trackside signage on Conrod Straight.

Chief Operating Office Shane Howard says the commitment from Penrite Oil to continue its partnership with Supercars provides great benefits to both organisations.

“As a company entrenched in Supercars, we are thrilled that Penrite Oil has renewed its support of the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 for 2018,” Howard said.

“Penrite Oil has a strong pedigree in motorsport and has provided unwavering support of Australian-based teams, drivers and organisations from a raft motorsport disciplines over many years.

“Mount Panorama and Penrite Oil will always have a connection, thanks to David Reynolds famous victory in the Erebus Penrite Commodore in 2017, which was seen by over three million Australians and in households around the world.”

Penrite Oil Director of Motorsport Jarrod Harding said the iconic Australian company is pleased to have renewed and expanded its partnership with Supercars for 2018.

“Bathurst is one of the biggest motorsport events on the planet and to be partnering with Supercars to be the official Oil and Lubricant Partner is something we are very proud of,” Harding said.

“As part of this year’s partnership we will also have a ‘Penrite Moment of the Day’ featured across our digital channels each day of this year’s Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.”

“Penrite Oil is a strong Australian made, family owned and operated business producing the best quality products that is investing in Australian jobs.

“Penrite Oil has enjoyed a rich history in Australian motor racing and continuing this in an official capacity with one of the greatest touring car events in the world is an exciting time for our organisation, Supercars and the fans.”

For further information and to enter the Penrite Mountain Warrior competition to win a once in a lifetime, money can’t buy prize, visit Competition closes Monday 24th September. 

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