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Porsche Appointed Official Car Provider to the TT Races

Author: Press Release
Posted on: Saturday, Feb 20 2010

Contract with DTL negotiated by Isle of Man based Corkills Motorgroup owner Adrian Kermode.

The contract will be managed by the Corkills Group who are the Islandís official Porsche dealers.

The company will provide 12 of the latest Porsche models including the Porsche Cayenne, Panamera and 911 models. They will be used to help manage the running of the event including course inspection and roads open and closed duties.

The deal also offers the opportunity for the Isle of Man and the TT Races to be promoted through the channels that Porsche own and operate including media and dealerships.

Adrian Kermode, MD, Corkills Motor Group, commented:

"Porsche are delighted to be playing such an important role in one of the worldís greatest motorsport events and it is a perfect fit with our companyís corporate and brand values. I have been a fan of the TT since childhood and fondly remember working on the scoreboard as a boy scout and my Mother also helped for many years in the race office. Iím delighted to once again be actively involved with the event."

Hon Martyn Quayle, MHK, Minister for Tourism and Leisure, Isle of Man Government commented:

"It is very pleasing to welcome Porscheís involvement in the TT and it should hopefully encourage other prestigious brands and companies to become commercial partners."

He continued:

"Iím pleased that the TT course car contract will remain on the Island with a Manx based company and would like to take this opportunity to thank David Mylchreest from Mylchreest Motors for the role that he, his family and company have played for many years." 

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