13 FEB 2019
SA strong for season opener
South Australian company, National Pharmacies will feature on Nick Percat's #8 ZB Commodore for the 2019 Supercar season opening event, the Superloop Adelaide 500.
National Pharmacies have been a partner of the Brad Jones Racing team since 2017, featuring on the windscreen of the #14 Freightliner Racing Commodore of Tim Slade. With the opportunity to increase their support at one of the biggest events on the calendar, they jumped at the chance to support Nick Percat when he arrives back in his home state later this month.
National Pharmacies opened their first doors as a single dispensary in Adelaide in 1911; now they have 50 pharmacies nationally, with 40 stores in South Australia. National Pharmacies pride themselves on providing high quality customer service, professional advice, along with a wide range of products and services.
Percat, the 2016 Adelaide 500 winner is excited to have the popular SA brand on board for the event. "It's fantastic to have the support of South Australian renowned brand National Pharmacies on board for the Superloop Adelaide 500."
"South Aussies love their motorsport and Adelaide really comes alive at this time of year, the event seems to take over the town. It's easy to see why plenty of people continue to travel from far and wide to get to this one; it's a standout on the Supercars calendar."
"I was a part of the Superloop Adelaide 500 launch back in October, so its safe to say we've been counting down to this event for some time now. At this time of year everyone is always eager to get back behind the wheel and go racing."
"After our results in 2018, I am looking forward to another great year with BJR. We really stepped up and after some consistent results between Tim and I in the ZB Commodore throughout the season, I think it's time to solidify that even more."
Tony Wojciechowski, Managing Director, National Pharmacies added "National Pharmacies are excited to be partnering with Brad Jones Racing and South Australia's own Nick Percat at this years Superloop Adelaide 500".
"An iconic race in the calendar, the Adelaide 500 is an exciting family event, which is enjoyed by many of our employees and members. We are Looking forward to seeing the National Pharmacies #8 on the streets later this month. Go Nick!"
The 2019 Virgin Australia Supercar season launch gets underway this morning at the Melbourne Docklands, followed by the first official test day of the season tomorrow at Phillip Island Raceway. The test day is open to the public from 9am. Then the team will head across to South Australia for the season opening event, the Superloop Adelaide 500 which gets underway on the 28th February.