On the back of Scott Pye’s career best finish at Pukekohe, DJR Team Penske has confirmed his final ‘rolling’ sponsor for the season.
Long-time partner WM Waste will take naming rights on the #17 Ford Falcon FG X for the season finale at Sydney Olympic Park, as it also commits to staying with the team for 2017.
An Australian owned business located in Victoria, WM Waste has provided an invaluable recycling service to the local community for well over three decades. The brands under the WM Waste banner have a long association with Dick Johnson and the race team and was first seen on the cars back in 2013.
DJR Team Penske managing director Ryan Story was pleased to show the colours as a full livery for this last hit-out in 2016.
“WM Waste have supported the race team over many years and we are thrilled to repay that commitment with a full car livery at the Sydney 500,” Story said.
“As we head into 2017, our partnership will strengthen as the WM Waste brand will be seen on both Shell V-Power Fords. Local companies with great heritage are a passion for the sport are critical to our category and Mark and his team at WM Waste demonstrate and leverage that very well.”
WM Waste CEO Mark Jeffs acknowledged the importance of their association with the team.
“Motor sport has been a vital part of our marketing program over many years,” Jeffs said.
“We have enjoyed a long term friendship with Dick, and have always supported the Ford brand. The opportunity to showcase the WM Waste brand in a full car livery is fantastic and it times with the announcement that we will be on board with DJR Team Penske partner for the 2017 Supercars Championship.”