FRANCHISE GROUP GIVES THE MIDAS TOUCH TO RACING SERIES
Midas is throwing its support behind the popular Queensland Improved Production series
The trusted automotive servicing, repair and tyre replacement franchise group is bringing the Midas touch to Queensland’s exciting Improved Production motor racing series in 2021.
The renowned Midas logo appears on the sides of each car competing in the five round 2021 Queensland Improved Production Championship, along with a separate National Improved Production Championship event.
“It is great to support a state racing series that has so many mechanics and motoring enthusiasts involved,” Midas National Operations Manager – Service, Ryan Deal, said.
“This is what Midas Auto Care is all about, bringing together automotive experts and doing the best they can technically to produce the best performing cars for our customers.
“One of our Queensland Midas Franchisees and many of our customers take part and attend these events, so we are delighted to bring the Midas touch to the 2021 Queensland Improved Production Championship, promoting Midas Auto Care stores as the destination for all servicing, repair and tyre replacement requirements.”
Midas Franchisee Justin Wade owns two Midas franchises, located in Capalaba and Tingalpa, and boasts an impressive racing resume.
Justin has been racing in the Improved Production Series since 1988 and across his career he has won both the Queensland and National Improved Production championships and also raced in Formula 4000 open wheelers.He was also the Lotus Cup Endurance Champion in 2006. Justin also competed in the Australian Safari in 2004 and won the Motorcycle 450cc Class.
“I have been a part of the Midas family since 2000 with our Tingalpa and Capalaba sites going from strength to strength during this time,” Justin said.
“I have been a mechanic since I was just 15 years old, starting out with a motorcycle apprenticeship in New South Wales. 40 years later and I am still doing it.
“I think it is great that Midas has thrown its support behind the Queensland Improved Production Series in 2021 and I am looking forward to carrying the Midas stickers on my car this year.”
One of the most relevant, diverse and exciting motor racing categories, this series features production based Touring Cars that have been “improved” for motor racing purposes. The diversity of Improved Production racing fields sees it include Mazda RX7s, BMWs, Toyotas, Hondas, Nissans, Commodores and Falcons among others, ensuring there are cars competing to suit every motor racing fan or motoring enthusiast.
To find out more about the Queensland Improved Production Championship, visit www.ipraqld.com
For more from Midas, visit www.midas.com.au