Monday, 9 January 2012

Team Nigeria ‘Racing Eagle’ to compete in FIA GT series around the world


Team Nigeria (Racing Eagle) FACTS 

• Team Nigeria is the first Nigeria Motorsport Team to compete in the International Series

 • Team Nigeria is the first black racing team, representing the entire black race at the International Motorsport Series
 • Team Nigeria will be competing in FIA GT3 series, a Grand Touring Series having super sportcar manufacturers like Audi, McLaren, Ferrari, Lamborghini, , Mercedes-Benz, Aston Martin, Maserati , Porsche, BMW competing with their most prestigious and iconic models
 • Team Nigeria will fly the flag of Nigeria, promoting Nigeria image to the world
 • Team Nigeria will be a platform for Corporate Organisations to benefit from brand’s positioning, exposure and USPs that come with associating with Nigeria and international motorsports
 • Team Nigeria will be represented by Nigerian drivers

 • Team Nigeria also known as ‘Racing Eagle’ to correspond with the famous National Football Team
 • From 2012 Team Nigeria will be flying Nigerian flag in FIA GT prestigious events across the world including Abu Dhabi, Dubai, United Kingdom, USA, China, Macau, Malaysia, Australia, Germany, Brazil and the ultimate LAGOS NIGERIA

Team Nigeria Car Specs:
Car – Audi R8 LMS GT3
Power – 650 bhp
0-100 km/h – 4.5sec
Weight – 1300kg
Top Speed – 280km/h
Transmission – Sequential 6-Speed Gear Box with shift paddles
Fuel Tank – 120l

“This will open Nigeria to the world of motorsport, and I am looking forward to bring FIA GT
to the historic Lagos Marina International Grand Prix”

Stephane Ratel – CEO of SRO Motorsport Group, organiser of FIA GT World Series

• FIA GT World has a global audience of over 200 million worldwide

• GRC Motorsport is to provide TV Rights to Africa Media Companies

 Team Nigeria a brain child of GRC Motorsport:-

GRC Motorsport is a Nigerian owned, UK based racing team in partnership with United Autosports, a as technical partner.

GRC Motorsport signed agreement with United Autosports as technical partner earlier in 2011.

United Autosports is a renowned racing team founded by Richard Dean a British and Zak Brown an American, Zak Brown owns the biggest motorsport marketing company JMI in the world, with its portfolio including Diagio, UBS, LG, Xerox. Zak is being tipped to succeed Bernie Ecclestone.

Richard Dean, is a successful race driver and was former MD of Zytek Engineering and Gineta Car

Ribi Adeshokan CEO GRC Motorsport, Richard Dean MD and Co-Owner of United Autosports and Sanmi Adegoke Business Development Director GRC Motorsport

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