SWR Caterham F1 Driver Development Confirms SP Tools Partnership

Chipping Norton motor racing squad SWR Caterham F1 Driver Development Programme Team is delighted to confirm a long-term partnership with leading Australian brand SP Tools in the BRDC Formula 4 Championship, it is announced today.For almost four decades, SP Tools has been at the forefront of the design and manufacture of a wide range of hand tools, air tools and power tools and specialises in the production of automotive and garage equipment, as well as associated products.As an exclusive partner to Sean Walkinshaw owned SWR, supplying tools and equipment for the single-seater squad which yesterday became an official driver development arm of the Caterham F1 Team, SP Tools is building on a successful partnership with Walkinshaw Performance in Australia.Already a key partner in the V8 Supercars Championship to the factory Holden Racing Team, which is headed-up by Sean’s older brother Ryan Walkinshaw, SP Tools is now bringing its ‘Manufactured for the Professional’ philosophy into BRDC F4 with SWR.“It’s been quite a week already for the SWR Caterham F1 Driver Development Programme Team”, said SWR owner Sean Walkinshaw, “Hot on the heels of the Caterham F1 announcement, we’re absolutely delighted to confirm our partnership with SP Tools. It’s a fantastic brand and an incredibly professional company which has been a key player in the success of HRT in the V8 Supercars.“For any motor racing team striving for success in a championship as competitive as BRDC F4, having the best kit available is of paramount importance and we know we’ll have that through our deal with SP Tools. We’re very much looking forward to working closely with everyone at SP Tools.”On behalf of Australian-owned SP Tools, Simon Wright, Director SP Tools UK, commented: “We are delighted to be working with SWR Caterham F1 Driver Development Programme Team within this exciting formula that develops the stars of the future. The SP Tools brand is closely linked with motorsport in many forms globally and we are excited to be able to continue this tradition here in the UK, bringing our high quality professional tools to the pit lanes of the British race circuits.”Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit will host the next three rounds of the BRDC Formula 4 season over the weekend 30th/31st August.

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