Pukekohe Park becomes home to SsangYong and LDV
12 Sept 2016
Pukekohe Park has announced a new major partner in conjunction with the return of the renowned Counties Cup Day to its home track. Great Lake Motor Distributors (GLMD) the importer and distributor of leading value lifestyle and commercial vehicle brands SsangYong and LDV, have been announced as Pukekohe Park’s premium partner for the next four years.
Pukekohe Park will become home to SsangYong & LDV, two of the fastest growing motor vehicle brands in New Zealand. A home base for SsangYong and LDV allows the team to test out their new range close to their growing dealerships in Takanini, as well as fine tune their SsangYong Actyon Utes on the motor circuit, for the Actyon Racing Series held each year.
Pukekohe Park CEO Lance Bickford is excited to have these world renowned automotive brands on board at Pukekohe Park, stating it is the perfect fit with the wide range of users at the Park, from the motor racing fanatics, business owners and horse trainer’s that tow floats and the cyclists that drive SUV’s to the Park each day.
Deon Cooper, Managing Director of GLMD, is delighted with partnership stating "SsangYong and LDV are a 100% kiwi owned and operated business in this country. The opportunity to partner with Pukekohe Park is wonderful, allowing us to help foster youth talent in Kiwi motorsport”.
The SsangYong Rexton, Actyon Ute and the all new Tivoli will be seen around Pukekohe Park, sporting the new partnership co-branding.
SsangYong is also the naming rights sponsor of the renowned Counties Cup, to be run on Saturday 19th November. Tickets will go on sale Monday 19th September from www.PukekohePark.co.nz.