News 30 Jul 2009

Oz RR: Bel-Ray announced as The 6 Hour presenting sponsor


The 6 Hour are pleased to announce that world leader in lubrication technology Bel-Ray will be the presenting partner for the 2009 6 Hour at Oran Park.

The move is part of a project that will also include track side advertising and corporate hospitality as well as various promotional activities. Bel-ray are the also the current sponsors of the factoryYamaha racing Team.

Speaking about the title sponsorship deal for one of the most heavily anticipated races of the year, Bel-Ray’s Consumer Sales Manager Sean Phillips stated, “We are very happy that a company like Bel-Ray, with a presence in over 60 countries, have come to an agreement with the 6 Hour to use it as a promotional and communication platform. It is a particularly interesting agreement for us, as we welcome the opportunity to add to the motorcycling landscape in Australia. The 6 Hour is ideal within the sponsorship context, bringing us in direct contact with our customers and providing the ultimate test of man, machine and oil.”

Alan Blanco, sponsors and marketing director of the 6 hour, reiterate Sean’s comment. “With new sponsor interest from within and outside the industry and new team and riders who will compete, we are glad the 6 hour can add something to motorcycle sport event industry in Australia from both corporate and the grass root.”

Supplementary regulations and rules are available now to download on our website and stay tuned in the coming weeks for further sponsorship announcements and overall prize money and contingency packages,TV,DVD release and all information regarding Corporate facilities, spectator information and camping details.

For all Competitor and Teams information regarding the Bel-Ray EXP 6hour please email [email protected] or visit us on

The 6 Hour takes place on 20th to the 22nd of November 2009 at Oran Park.