We are pleased to announce that one of our Scottish dealerships, Ford Coatbridge, has successfully secured the sponsorship of local motorcycle speedway team Glasgow Speedway Tigers for the 2017 season.
The West of Scotland's only professional speedway team, Glasgow Tigers has a vast fan base and is an integral part of the local community. The club has been crowned Premier League champions on three occasions, the last occasion being in 2011. The Tigers season runs from March to October, with 12 home matches and 12 away matches taking place they are a successful and much loved team.
Ford Coatbridge sponsorship demonstrates the local dealerships commitment to grass roots as the club has a rich history in Glasgow - owned by brothers Michael and Gerry Facenna they were raised nearby where their father ran a local garage.
The sponsorship will include product placement and stadium banners, in addition to having a regular, dedicated feature in the team's weekly race programme. Taking home a programme from race day is deemed a vital part of the speedway experience; detailing all of the key information from the heats and club, so we are delighted to be featuring in this.
We are looking forward to getting involved with the local club and are proud to be supporting the community through our sponsorship and association with the team. Ford Coatbridge will be supplying a striking tiger striped Pride Orange Ranger Widtrak for product placement and drive events. Not to mention Glasgow Tiger customers will also be able to benefit from unique offers on a range of Ford vehicles.
To celebrate this sponsorship agreement, the Transit Centre are giving away six free season tickets for the Glasgow Tigers. Interested? All you have to do is book a test drive in April as part of the Smart & Tough Ranger event and you will be entered into a prize draw for a free season of speedway thrills and spills!
If you want to see the Glasgow Tigers in action you can join them on Saturday nights at 7pm at their stadium on Hawthorn Street, just outside of the heart of Glasgow.