Reigning Bennetts British Superbike champions, Paul Bird Motorsport, have announced a new title sponsorship agreement ahead of the 2020 season with multi-award winning video-telematics provider VisionTrack.
Based in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, VisionTrack has amassed 17 technology, innovation and fleet awards since its inception in 2016 and has become Europe’s leading cloud-based Video Telematics and Industrial IoT solution provider, with many of the largest fleets internationally utilising their technology.
VisionTrack is part of a group with a turnover in excess of £2 billion and employing over 4,500 staff, with offices throughout Europe. The company’s innovative products and technology deliver a range of benefits, including visual insights into driver behaviour and significant reductions in incidents and insurance claims, whilst improving visibility and reducing fuel costs.
PBM line up for the new season with Josh Brookes after re-signing the 2015 BSB champion and runner-up by just five points in the 2019 title battle. The Australian will team up with Christian Iddon, to line up on the VisionTrack Ducati.
An ultra-successful season in 2019 saw the team win their seventh BSB title with rookie Scott Redding being crowned champion narrowly ahead of Brookes who between them ended up securing the top two positions in the overall standings.
VisionTrack Managing Director Simon Marsh, said: “Being massive supporters of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship, the opportunity to join the most successful team in the history of the series was too good to pass by, so we are delighted to be teaming up with Paul Bird Motorsport. We are a rapidly growing company and we look forward to the exposure both trackside and on TV, with the VisionTrack Ducati riders being hopefully leading from the front again, which makes it a perfect match and partnership for 2020.”
Team Owner Paul Bird concluded: “We are delighted to welcome Simon and the rest of the VisionTrack team to PBM Ducati for the 2020 season and we hope to continue our success with them on board. There’s a lot of pressure on us to deliver again after such a successful season in 2019 but we have the riders, the bikes, the team and importantly, the commercial partners to allow us to do that. We are now focussing on our pre-season test schedule to ensure we arrive at Silverstone in shape to defend our title.”