GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA – [JUNE 21, 2018] – In an extension of one of the longest partnerships in motorsports, Shell V-Power Racing Team has renewed their partnership with Snap-on Tools – a relationship that dates back to 1981 with Team Penske in the United States.

Snap-on supplies the team with a range of high-quality hand and power tools that are used in the building, preparation and maintenance of the Shell V-Power Racing Fords.

Shell V-Power Racing Team Managing Director Ryan Story said that partnering with trusted and reliable brands like Snap-on is one key to success.

“Snap-on has been a trusted partner for over 35 years with Team Penske in the United States, and we are very happy to have that relationship extend to us in Australia too,” said Story.

“We appreciate all of Snap-on’s support and our team continues to rely on Snap-on tools and equipment because we know we are partnering with the best when it comes to performance, reliability and quality.”

Paul Lynch, Sales Director at Snap-on Australia and New Zealand, said: “Snap-on and Team Penske have a long-established relationship, so we are very happy to be able to extend one of the longest partnerships in motorsports to Australia and New Zealand. On behalf of everyone at Snap-on Tools, we wish the team the best of luck.”

Shell V-Power Racing Team will next appear on track at the Townsville 400, across the weekend of July 6-8.


About Snap-on

Snap-on Incorporated is a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information and systems solutions for professional users performing critical tasks. Products and services include hand and power tools, tool storage, diagnostics software, information and management systems, shop equipment and other solutions for vehicle dealerships and repair centers, as well as for customers in industries, including aviation and aerospace, agriculture, construction, government and military, mining, natural resources, power generation and technical education. Snap-on also derives income from various financing programs to facilitate the sales of its products and support its franchise business. Products and services are sold through the company’s franchisee, company-direct, distributor and internet channels. Founded in 1920, Snap-on is a $3.4 billion, S&P 500 company headquartered in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

About Shell V-Power Racing Team

Shell V-Power Racing Team is one of the most successful motorsports teams in Australia, with seven Australian Touring Car / Supercars Championships and three Bathurst 1000 victories. Team Penske’s U.S. motorsports entities are among the most successful teams in the history of professional sports. Competing in a variety of disciplines, including NASCAR, INDYCAR and IMSA, the team has produced more than 490 major race wins, over 550 pole positions, 32 Championships and 17 Indianapolis 500 victories in its storied history.