05 Nov MSN Circuit Rally Championship and Vital Equipment partner with Biotech leader PerkinElmer
The MSN Circuit Rally Championship in a/w MSVR and Vital Equipment Ltd are delighted to announce a fantastic new partnership with PerkinElmer, a pioneer and world leader in lubricant analysis ahead of the 2021-22 Championship season. The agreement is part of the Championship’s broader efforts towards achieving safer fuel dispensing.
As part of this ground-breaking partnership, PerkinElmer will provide fuel and lubricant analysis equipment to be used on-site at every round of the Championship, avoiding the need for lab sampling. These analysis platforms will help the Championship and Vital Equipment ensure the quality of the fuel and meet regulatory compliance.
PerkinElmer’s equipment will the Championship to test fuel samples in order to uphold sporting integrity by ensuring that performance-enhancing additives are not used during rallies. With on-site testing, competitors can rest assured that the final results will not be influenced by differences in fuel, but will truly demonstrate a driver’s performance.
A global leader in application-focused measurement and analysis solutions, PerkinElmer has been providing robust, fast and easy-to-use lubricant analysis solutions since 1965.
PerkinElmer lubricant analysis has been performed in the MSUK Short Circuit Car Championship and the British RallyCross Championship in the past.
Darren Spann, Championship Manager, enthused; “I’m delighted that thanks to our links with Vital Equipment we are able to use PerkinElmer systems. As a past competitor I know the unfairness that can happen if left unchecked. We want to help uphold sporting integrity, ensuring that the real battles are won out on the stages. This will undoubtedly help to eliminate that cost and time and bring greater benefit to the clubman competitor.
Nick Salvin, Product Line Leader at PerkinElmer, said “We are excited to be partnering with Vital Equipment by supplying a PerkinElmer Spectrum Two FT-IR Spectrometer to allow them to analyse the fuel at MSN Circuit Rally Championship rounds. This will enable Vital to verify that all competitors are using the correct fuel, and hence ensure a ‘level playing field’. PerkinElmer has a long history in providing instrumentation and technical support to a variety of motorsport series such as Formula 1 and the British Superbike, so it is fantastic for us to be now also be involved with the Circuit Rally Championship.”
Now in its seventh season, the MNCRC will once again will offer crews a challenging, action-packed campaign across the UK’s best circuits, universally popular with competitors and spectators alike.
The championship gets underway this weekend (6th November) with a visit to Oulton Park, for the Neil Howard Stages in a/w Graham Coffey Solicitors. Further visits to Cadwell Park and Donington Park are scheduled before Christmas 2021.
The Championship resumes ] in January 2022 with a visit to Brands Hatch, before facing a two-day event at Anglesey at the end of the month. Visits to Snetterton and a return to Donington Park follows, before climaxing at Cadwell Park in April 2022.
For more information on the Championship please see www.msnrallychamp.co.uk
For more information on PerkinElmer, please visit www.perkinelmer.com
For more information on Vital Equipment, please visit www.vitalequipment.co.uk