12th December 2016: Karting Australia has announced a new multi-year partnership with Mercedes-Benz Vans Australia. The arrangement will see one of the world’s most iconic brands join the governing body of Australian karting as its Official Transport Partner.
With its range of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Vito vans perfectly suited to the karting community, the partnership is something that Mercedes-Benz Vans Australia & New Zealand Marketing Manager Katherine Gracey saw as an opportunity to further deepen ties to the motorsport community.
"Karting is a sport that is a perfect fit for our organisation and we’re delighted to be able to partner with Karting Australia to highlight our range of Sprinter and Vito vans," said Gracey.
"As a brand, we’re involved in many forms of motorsport and this is our way of being involved with the future stars in the world of motorsport."
For Karting Australia Chairman Mick Doohan, the inclusion of Mercedes-Benz as a partner of the Association is testament to the pathway on which the sport is progressing. "Being able to announce a new partnership with Mercedes-Benz is another huge step forward for Karting Australia. The brand is synonymous with motorsport and quality automotive products," said Doohan. "We’re thrilled to have Mercedes-Benz as our Official Transport Partner and look forward to showcasing some of their great products at our events.”