Dunlop Series rising starCameron Waters has welcomed long time supporter Linde Material Handling as thenew naming rights sponsor of his #98 Holden Commodore for the remainder of theseason.
Waters’ MindaMotorsport-prepared Commodore will feature a distinctive new red, black andwhite livery from this weekend’s second round of the series at Perth’sBarbagallo Raceway.
Linde Material Handling isone of Australia’s market leaders in the sale, hire and servicing of forkliftsand is the local arm of Linde’s global operations in Germany. Linde’s namingrights sponsorship is an expansion of its proud association with Waters, whichdates back to 2010 and the Mildura driver’s rookie season in the AustralianFormula Ford Championship.
Waters, the 2011 AustralianFormula Ford Champion and youngest ever driver to compete in the Bathurst 1000,is contesting his first full season in the Dunlop Series this year amongst afield widely regarded as the best credentialed and most competitive in theseries’ 14-year history.
Waters currently sits 10th in the standings after the opening round in Adelaide where heachieved a pair of top 10 finishes. The 18-year old is delighted about Linde’sincreased support, and is looking to kick the new partnership off in style onthe tight, 2.4km West Australian circuit.
“Linde Material Handlinghas been a great supporter of my career since the Formula Ford days and it’sfantastic that they are now the naming rights sponsor of my V8 Supercar in theDunlop Series,” Waters said.
“I’m very proud and appreciativeof Linde’s support so far and I’m excited about what we can achieve togetherthis season.
“We had a solid start tothe year at Adelaide and I’m really enjoying working with Minda Motorsport. Wehave great equipment at our disposal, so I definitely believe we can put allthe ingredients together and build on our top 10 in the championship.
“My Linde Material HandlingCommodore looks tough in its new livery and after such a long break since thelast round I just can’t wait to get out on the track in our new colours.”
For the first time in thehistory of the second-tier competition, every round of this year’s DunlopSeries will be televised within Seven Sport’s main V8 Supercar Championshiptelecast – in addition to the regular post-produced Saturday highlights show on7mate – check your local guides for times and channels.