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Orion Group joins Turn Eight Racing May 2, 2016

Press release – May 2016: Orion Group one of the UK’s leading recruitment specialists joins Turn Eight Racing for the 2016 season in the BRSCC Porsche Championship.

Offering recruitment services in a range of sectors including rail, oil and gas, energy, IT, automotive, Orion Group is an experienced employment agency working with a variety of international companies to manage and support their manpower provision.

The group’s Rail division will join Turn Eight Racing as a sponsor and this means the brand can reach a wider audience of both businesses looking for contractors and individuals who might be seeking work and training across a whole host of blue and white collar opportunities.

This follows a spectacular weekend at Snetterton where Turn Eight driver Pip Hammond walked away with an armful of trophies after three wins and three fastest laps.

Orion Group’s Marketing & Communications Director, Scott Burns-Smith commented, “Our Rail division is delighted to be sponsoring Turn Eight Racing and we look forward to seeing the team on the podium in 2016. This is our first season with the guys and we are hoping for a successful year ahead on and off the track.”

Driver Gavin Johnson said: “I’m delighted we have secured a partnership with Orion Rail for this year. Orion values its people and is known for operating at a consistently high level. Something we hope to emulate as a racing team.

“The support of a successful, well regarded business is a massive boost to the team a we go onto round two of the Porsche Championship. This partnership gives momentum to our vision of continuous improvement.”

Pip Hammond added: “I’m really pleased this partnership with Orion Rail has come together and I’m looking forward to their involvement with the team. We’ve shown already that Turn Eight Racing can reflect the hard work and values synonymous with Orion Group and I’m proud to be representing them for the rest of this season and hopefully beyond.”

Jess Shanahan, team boss at Turn Eight Racing said: “It’s fantastic to have such a well-known name in the rail industry on board for 2016. I’m looking forward to seeing the name out on track, on the podium and in the press.”

Notes to editors
Turn Eight Racing is Gavin Johnson and Pip Hammond, who will be sharing a car in the BRSCC Porsche Championship in 2016. Supported by Orion Rail, Compomotive Motorsport Wheels, Humberside Tints and Golf Guide.

Orion Rail is part of the International recruitment agency Orion Group and specialises in recruitment and training within the rail industry. Find out more at www.orionrail.com.

Press contact
For hi-res images, quotes or interview requests, please contact Jess Shanahan on jess@turneight.co.uk or call 07545905842.

Jess Shanahan

Jess enjoys track walks, hot hatches, V8s and chunky boots.
Currently driving: Abarth 500.


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