Team WD-40

(Sheffield, June 2013)

Sponsorship Agreement with Team WD-40 for the 2013 MCE British Superbike Championship Series

STAUFF UK is delighted to announce a sponsorship agreement with Team WD-40 run by GR Motosport for the remainder of 2013 MCE British Superbike Championship Series with an eye to the future, starting with the heats at Knockhill Racing Circuit (Scotland) on 14/15/16 June 2013. The MCE British Superbike Championship Series is known as the leading road racing superbike championship in the United Kingdom, and one of the strongest national competitions in the world.

As a result of this agreement STAUFF branding will be visible on the Team WD-40 Kawasaki ZX10’s of Tommy Aquino and Jon Railton and the Moto3 of Joe Francis as well as on all team transport, web sites and social media.

John Morris (Managing Director, STAUFF UK)

"Our decision to sponsor Team WD-40 was based on a number of benefits, however a major factor is the teams relentless passion for what it does and the desire to succeed ... a quality we hold strongly in STAUFF UK and throughout the global organisation. We look forward to being beside the team in their victories and supporting them through the setbacks associated to motorsport to achieve the best possible results."

Brent Gladwin (Managing Director, GR Motosport)

"We are excited to be able to announce the start of a new sponsorship agreement with STAUFF UK. STAUFF UK’s Headquarters are here in our home town of Sheffield, so it’s great for both companies to get together to continue the great motorsport tradition of our treasured City. STAUFF will bring some fantastic engineering assets to the team and we feel they will bond well with all of Team WD-40. We are all looking forward to continuing to bring success to all our Team on and off the race track and hope that these partnerships are fruitful and expand into the future."

David Whittome (Head of Marketing, WD-40)

"This is an exciting development for the team and we are delighted to have STAUFF alongside as a partner in this exciting area. They share similar outlook to the way they approach their respective market, demonstrating a high degree of professionalism in a very competitive industry. We are confident that having STAUFF on board will represent a positive opportunity for the Team WD-40."

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Joe Francis and his Team WD-40 Moto3 Machine - Sponsored by STAUFF UK

(Courtesy of GR Motosport,

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Background Information

STAUFF UK have had a presence in Sheffield spanning more than 35 years and a tangible bond with the city’s industrial credentials. Over this period STAUFF UK have been a consistent supplier of quality hydraulic components and services offering innovative solutions to many major establishments: Blue Chip corporations, major OEM suppliers, MoD contracts and of course the support of the individual traders. Based in the industrial heartland of Sheffield and employing 200 people Stauff have one of the most modern tube bending and hydraulic hose assembly plants in Europe with annual turnover circa £28 million.

STAUFF are very proud of their UK roots in Sheffield and are always keen to fly the City’s flag and play a major role in revitalising the strength of the Made in Sheffield brand.

Press Contact

Mr Boris Mette
Head of Marketing Communications
Tel.: +49 (0) 2392 / 916-154
Fax: +49 (0) 2392 / 916-270154

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