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Trade Centre Group sponsors Formula Woman team ahead of 7th dealership opening

Andy Coulthurst and Tim Carr of Trade Centre Group with Formula Woman team

The Trade Centre Group has been announced as title sponsor of the Formula Woman GT Cup team.

Formula Woman is a competition designed to introduce women to motorsport with little or no experience - more than 1,000 women entered this year’s competition.

The team revealed their DTO McLaren 570 GT4 race cars at Silverstone, liveried in Trade Centre Wales/Trade Centre UK colours.

Andy Coulthurst, chairman of The Trade Centre Group, said: “Having the opportunity to meet the team has really brought home just what a wonderful project this is for us to lend our support.

“The team from technician to racing driver should be really proud of what they have achieved so far, and we wish them every success as they progress over the season.”

The Trade Centre, which expanded into its sixth car supermarket in 2021, and which will open a seventh at the end of May at Small Heath, Birmingham, said the sponsorship for the upcoming competition aligns with its values of teamwork and community.

Tim Carr, chief executive officer of The Trade Centre Group, said: “We are excited to extend our support of Formula Woman as the main sponsor for the 2022 GT Cup Team.

“For The Trade Centre, our sponsorship is focused on providing opportunities for women in a male-dominated sport.

“I’d like to personally congratulate Erika, Jodie, Anushriya, Sara, Steph and Amy for the grit and determination they’ve already shown to win their places in the Formula Woman team.

“Everyone at The Trade Centre will be following the team’s GT Cup success with interest as racing commences at Snetterton in June.”

Graham Glew, founder of Formula Woman, said: “We have revealed our titled sponsor Trade Centre McClaren’s for the Formula Women team and they are all set to go.

"The girls have been training for the past few weeks and we have our first race in June at Snetterton.

"Everybody is delighted to know that they are on board as our title sponsor it’s just amazing and the cars look fantastic because we have one in Wales and one in the UK.”

The group has two stores in Wales, branded The Trade Centre Wales at Neath, Cardiff North and four stores in England branded Trade Centre UK located at Wednesbury, Coventry, Rochdale and Rotherham..

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