Dickies puts Celtic Speed into top gear

Published:  07 June, 2011

UK: Workwear clothing specialists Williamson-Dickie Europe is sponsoring one of Scotland’s leading motor racing teams – Celtic Speed, which is competing in the 2011 Porsche Carrera Cup GB championship.

‘Dickies’ is supplying the whole team, including drivers and pit crew, with protective clothing and accessories  consisting of  coveralls, trousers, shirts, water proofs, body warmers, boots and belts.

The 20 race series which started in March and ends on the 21st of October is being held at circuits throughout Scotland and England and also includes a round at Germany’s Nurburgring.

Commenting on his company’s support of Celtic Speed, Sales and Marketing Director Maurice Morton said: “Although best known for our protective workwear within almost every trade and industry, many of our products are equally suitable for use in sports such as motor racing, affording comfort and protection within a fast moving and tough working environment.  We are delighted to help Celtic Speed in this way and for the opportunity for our products to be seen in action by a wide audience of this very exciting and popular sport”.

The Porsche Carrera Cup GB is one of the most important and prestigious race championships in Britain and is a major support race to the MSA British Touring Car Championship.  Celtic Speed are entering 3 identical 911 GT3 Cup (Type 997), 450 bhp cars.  The same team are also competing in the SMRC Scottish Mini Cooper Cup and the Group C Racing Series.

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