SVPRT PARTNERS WITH DXC TECHNOLOGYBen Nightingale
GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA – [AUGUST 14, 2018] – Shell V-Power Racing Team have today announced a multi-year sponsorship agreement with DXC Technology, the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company.
Team Penske and DXC have an established relationship in the United States for the IndyCar Racing Series, collaborating to enhance their engineering processes including the optimisation of the team’s engineering software. DXC worked with Team Penske’s engineering and software programs, leading initiatives that delivered advantages in efficiency and productivity across the organisation.
Shell V-Power Racing Team Managing Director Ryan Story said that bringing DXC’s expertise to motor racing in Australia and New Zealand will only assist in furthering the team’s success.
“Our core business is motor racing, and one key attribute to success is recognising areas where you need assistance, and then filling the gaps,” Story said.
“DXC is definitely going to assist in boosting our productivity and efficiency across the business, which can only contribute to additional success on the race track. We’re very excited to welcome them into the fold.”
“DXC Technology is proud to be named as an official DJR Team Penske Partner and Technology Partner. From helping the team use data and analytics for visualising driving conditions to supporting application development, DXC will provide a wide variety of innovative technology solutions to Team Penske,” said Seelan Nayagam, managing director, DXC Technology Australia & New Zealand.
Shell V-Power Racing Team will next compete in the new-for-2018 event, The Bend SuperSprint, across the weekend of August 24-26.
“As a brand, we are excited about our association with a team which mirrors everything DXC stands for – innovative, leading, fast-paced and agile. With 26 race events in 21 locations across 6 states in both Australia and New Zealand, we’re looking forward to seeing our brand come to life with this winning team,” added Nayagam.
About DXC Technology
DXC Technology (DXC: NYSE) is the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, serving nearly 6,000 private and public-sector clients from a diverse array of industries across 70 countries. The company’s technology independence, global talent and extensive partner network deliver transformative digital offerings and solutions that help clients harness the power of innovation to thrive on change. DXC Technology is recognized among the best corporate citizens globally. For more information, visit dxc.technology.
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 470 major race wins, over 540 pole positions, 32 Championships and 17 Indianapolis 500 victories in its storied history.