Randle pays tribute to Pukekohe

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The historic monitor will host Supercars for the ultimate time this weekend, forward of motor racing actions ceasing early subsequent 12 months.

Pukekohe has been the normal residence of Supercars in New Zealand, with the ultimate outing coinciding with a return to NZ for the collection for the primary time since 2019.

To honour Pukekohe’s place in Supercars historical past, Tickford Racing driver Randle will carry a particular Castrol livery this weekend.

The brand new look options the well-known silver fern in addition to the Te Reo Māori phrase “ngā mihi, Pukekohe”, which interprets to “thanks, Pukekohe”.

“Castrol has a century of historical past in New Zealand, so we’re delighted so as to add a particular NZ tweak to the Castrol Racing Mustang for this weekend in Auckland,” stated Castrol ANZ’s Model & Product Advertising and marketing Supervisor Jan Willink.

“Motorsport is in Castrol’s DNA, so we additionally felt it was necessary to pay tribute to the heritage of Pukekohe and the reminiscences it has offered so many over practically 60 years.

“As everyone knows, Kiwi race followers are terribly enthusiastic about their motorsport, we expect the native crowd will love the brand new look on the inexperienced machine, and we hope they’ll again Thomas and the Castrol Racing crew all through the weekend’s racing.”

The Auckland SuperSprint will mark Randle’s first aggressive journey to Pukekohe, the rookie having travelled throughout the ditch not too long ago to log some miles in a Toyota 86.

He has tasted success in NZ earlier than, although, having received the hotly-contested Toyota Racing Sequence in 2017.

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“I’m actually excited to go to New Zealand and hit the monitor within the new-look Castrol Racing Ford Mustang,” Randle stated.

“Pukekohe has such a wealthy historical past of motorsport from through the years, and whereas it’s unhappy that this shall be our ultimate race there I’m thrilled to get to race a Supercar there, particularly with this superior livery aboard the Castrol Racing Mustang.

“It’s an important tribute to New Zealand motorsport, the nation is simply mad for motor racing and the Supercars race is all the time packed there, so I’m actually trying ahead to being part of it.

“I’ve by no means truly raced at Pukekohe earlier than, however I’ve some nice reminiscences in New Zealand from successful the Castrol Toyota Racing Sequence again in 2017, hopefully we are able to replicate that success once we head throughout the ditch!”

The Auckland SuperSprint kicks off this Friday.

Thomas Randle, Tickford Racing Ford Mustang


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Thomas Randle, Tickford Racing Ford Mustang

Thomas Randle, Tickford Racing Ford Mustang


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Thomas Randle, Tickford Racing Ford Mustang

Thomas Randle, Tickford Racing Ford Mustang


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Thomas Randle, Tickford Racing Ford Mustang

Thomas Randle, Tickford Racing Ford Mustang


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Picture by: Tickford

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