Rock Oil are thrilled to reveal exciting news on a new racing partnership with Albatec Racing. Formed in 2012, Albatec is a UK-based motorsport team, owned and operated by British Rallycross vice champion and successful Dumfries businessman Andy Scott.
Albatec Racing will be competing in the FIA European Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, as well as the MSA British Rallycross Championship in association with the Shannon Group. With an in-house designed state of the art Peugeot 208 Rallycross car, complete with 600bhp turbocharged Oreca built engines, mated to technologically advanced Sadev transmission; the team is one of the best prepared and equipped in the series. They will be running the very best lubricants Rock Oil produce including the Carbon range of engine oils.
Commenting on the partnership with Albatec Racing, Rock Oil’s Greg Hewitt said: “We are delighted to be working with Albatec Racing. Rallycross is a dramatic and exciting motorsport and we are excited to be a working partner for 2015 and hopefully beyond”
“Rock Oil has a long-standing support of racing in all its forms and this new partnership shows our commitment to supporting top class motorsport. Our lubricants have long enjoyed favour within the motorsport arena and our partnership with Albatec will help push the Rock brand to an even greater audience.”
Andy Scott, Albatec Racing Team Principal & Driver: “We at Albatec Racing are very pleased to be working with Rock Oil. Their technical department produce the finest quality lubricants, which fit perfectly with our team’s ethos. We believe they will deliver the highest level of product for us, and their support gives us confidence for the future development of the Albatec 208RX as we look to build on its recent success in Britain. We are delighted to welcome them into the new market of rallycross and look forward to a successful working partnership for 2015 and beyond.”
Rock Oil are delighted to announce that they have agreed to become a racing partner to Sean Walkinshaw Racing (SWR). The Walkinshaw name instantly brings to mind the legendary word-beating TWR brand established by Sean’s late great father Tom Walkinshaw, SWR marks another great chapter in the family’s glorious history.
Rock Oil has long supported motorsport but until very recently this has been predominantly in the motorcycle arena. Working with SWR allows us to showcase the brand to a larger audience and SWR will be using our very latest products including the Carbon range of motorsport lubricants. The BRDC Formula 4 Championship is an ultra competitive single seat race series which will have 24 races over 8 events at all the major UK race circuits.
“We’re absolutely thrilled to welcome Rock Oil as a key partner for 2015”, said SWR team owner Sean Walkinshaw, “It’s a highly successful, highly respected brand and the Rock Oil products really are second to none with a very impressive level of performance. Hopefully it will prove to be a winning partnership in BRDC F4 this season.”
Commenting on the partnership with SWR, Rock Oil’s Russell Bower said: “We are delighted to be working with Sean Walkinshaw Racing. The company has a fantastic history and is highly respected within the racing community.
“Rock Oil has a long-standing support of racing in all its forms and this new partnership shows our commitment to supporting top class motorsport. Our lubricants have long enjoyed favour within the motorsport arena and our partnership with SWR will promote the brand to an even greater audience.”