Northern Ireland’s up and coming karting stars of the future and wannabe racing novices will be powered by Calor Autogas as they experience the thrills and spills of high-speed karting at Eddie Irvine’s Sports Centre.
The Bangor, Co. Down based Eddie Irvine’s Sports Centre has extended its exclusive partnership with Calor, now in its 9th year, as their official energy solutions provider.
This will see the karting circuit run their brand-new fleet of 20 high-powered karts using automotive LPG – a cleaner, greener and more efficient energy source.
Calor will also supply Eddie Irvine’s Sports Centre with LPG to power its business, allowing the family run entertainment centre to continue its commitment to reducing its carbon footprint.
Estabished in 2003, and owned by local Formula 1 racing legend Eddie Irvine, Eddie Irvine Sports’ portfolio of leisure and corporate entertainment services that includes indoor karting, paintball, laser combat, 3G football, padel tennis, real crazy golf, Room2Race simulators centre and snooker, pool and footpool.
Speaking about the sponsorship agreement, Berni Neill, Commercial and Industrial Marketing Manager at Calor, said: “We are delighted to be extending our partnership with Eddie Irvine’s Sports Centre. This exciting sponsorship provide us with an opportunity to showcase the capabilities of Autogas as a cleaner, greener and more efficient power supply in a high-speed racing environment.
“Karting provides the perfect entrance platform to other forms of motor racing and I hope Northern Ireland’s next Formula One star will have had their introduction to high-speed karting racing one of Eddie Irvine Sports’ Autogas powered karts.”
Thomas Fegan, Centre Director at Eddie Irvine Sports Centre, said: “Eddie Irvine Sports is the best indoor karting venue in Ireland and we are delighted to be continue our long-term association with a prestigious and long-standing brand like Calor.
“We have made a significant investment in a brand-new fleet of 20 high-powered karts and fuelling them with Calor Autogas will allow them to run more efficiently, smoother, faster and longer, as well as helping us make a big difference to our fuel costs.
“We are also fully aware of our commitment to the environment and our Calor Autogas powered karts will emit far fewer harmful emissions than vehicles using more traditional fuels – making it the cleaner, greener option.”
Calor is Ireland’s leading distributor of Liquefied Petroleum Gas. See www.calorgas.ie for further information.