The Competition102 GT4 European Series is delighted to announce that the partnership with fuel supplier Salland Olie Maatschappij B.V. has been renewed. Headquartered in Kampen, the Netherlands, the fuel specialist will also continue as title sponsor.
All drivers and teams of the 2016 GT4 European Series – promoted by SRO Motorsports Group – will again be supplied by Salland Olie Maatschappij’s high quality and performance fuel called Competition102, which is a premium petrol with an octane number of 102. This unique high octane number (RON 102) and MON number of at least 90 ensures optimal performances. It is suitable for all petrol-powered vehicles.
Michel Claessen, project manager at Salland Olie Maatschappij B.V., said: “We are very pleased to continue as official racing fuel supplier for the Competition102 GT4 European Series as it will enhance our international strategy and brand awareness. The GT4 race cars are quite similar to the road versions, a philosophy that perfectly matches as our optimised fuel can be used in any type of vehicle on the roads and tracks. We look forward to the start of the new season as it seems to become stronger than ever with many different GT4 race cars and strong competitors.”
Max Braams, Competition102 GT4 European Series Coordinator at SRO Motorsports Group, said: “I am delighted to be able to continue our collaboration with Salland Olie Maatschappij B.V. As a result the competitors will again enjoy of unique fuel that increases efficiency of their petrol engines and maximises performance. We look forward seeing again Competition102 on the windshields of a great diversity of GT4 machinery within two months at Monza.”
2016 Competition102 GT4 European Series calendar:
24 April 2016 – Monza (Italy) – Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup
15 May 2016 – Pau (France) – Grand Prix de Pau – FIA Formula 3 European Championship
12 June 2016 – Silverstone (United Kingdom) – British GT Championship *
10 July 2016 – Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium) – British GT Championship **
25 September 2016 – Hungaroring (Hungary) – DTM
9 October 2016 – Circuit Park Zandvoort (the Netherlands) – Final Races
* 3h endurance race
** 2h endurance race
SRO Motorsports Group, architect of modern GT Racing
SRO Motorsports Group was founded by Stephane Ratel and has specialised in the promotion, support and organisation of many national and international motorsport series since 1995.
In 2016, SRO Motorsports Group will promote several championships and series, such as the Blancpain GT Series, including the iconic Total 24 hours of Spa, the British GT Championship, the Blancpain Sports Club with the GT Sports Club and the Ultracar Sports Club, the Competition102 GT4 European Series and the Intercontinental GT Challenge.
SRO Motorsports Group runs also the SRO Race Centre by MMC, a high-level technical centre at the Paul Ricard Circuit in the south of France.
SRO has offices in London, Paris and Liège.
Pirelli, Official Tyre Supplier
Pirelli is a tyre manufacturer and world leader in the automotive industry. It has an exclusive relationship with over 50 racing series worldwide, including Formula One.
Pirelli has a long and illustrious history in endurance racing, and has also claimed a huge variety of class wins in GT racing all over the world. The design of the new Pirelli GT tyres meets the needs of GT racing while maintaining the performance characteristics that endurance drivers have appreciated in the past. The slick tyres used for GT racing are branded Zero: just like the slicks that have become a central feature of Formula One. The name P Zero is used in the highest categories of motorsport such as GT racing.
Competition102, unique fuel for maximum performance
Competition102 is premium petrol with an octane number of 102. The unique high octane number of 102 (RON 102) and MON number of at least 90 ensures optimal performances. Competition102 is suitable for all petrol-powered vehicles: from classic (Formula 1) cars and normal passenger vehicles to cross motorcycles and high performance racing cars. Competition102 fuel is exclusively produced, stored and distributed by Salland Olie Maatschappij B.V. in the Netherlands. It’s available at over 60 petrol stations nationwide and is sold in 60-litre barrels.