The RSEA Safety Motorsport Australia Rally Championship’s (ARC) newest addition in 2021, Rally Queensland, has received a major boost with Accent Benchtops signing on as the event’s naming rights partner.
Unveiling a new logo and major partner, the event is on track for its return to the ARC calendar in 2021, providing an exciting new event for crews to enjoy.
The new logo includes elements and colours familiar to all Queenslanders, ensuring the event retains a very special ‘Queensland feel’.
With today’s news, the Brisbane Sporting Car Club promoted event will now be known as Accent Benchtops Rally Queensland.
Owned by prominent state rally competitor Glenn Brinkman, Accent Benchtops has become the largest stone benchtop supplier on the east coast of Australia. The Gold Coast based company’s service ranges from Wollongong to Cairns with outlets in major cities and regional centres such as Sydney, Newcastle, Coffs Harbour, Gold Coast,Mackay, Brisbane and Toowoomba.
The family-run company has been in operation for more than 20 years, manufacturing and supplying the most up to date technologically advanced benchtops for domestic, commercial, special project and custom design usage.
Having competed in the New South Wales and Queensland state rally events for more than 30 years, Brinkman was pleased Accent Benchtops was able to support Rally Queensland in its return to the top tier of Australian rallying.
“Accent Benchtops is extremely proud to support the return of Accent Benchtops Rally Queensland and the RSEA Safety Motorsport Australia Rally Championship to Queensland Rallying,” Brinkman said.
“As a competitor myself, I see the enormous value of rallying in Queensland where state competitors can pit themselves against Australia’s best teams whilst getting the opportunity to showcase the sport’s resurgence with the influx of new ARC cars and teams.
“Sponsoring and supporting Rally Queensland fits perfectly with our business operations in south east Queensland and we look forward to a long-term relationship to help this event return its reputation of previous years.”
Brisbane Sporting Car Club President Dominic Corkeron was excited to confirm the sponsorship news and new logo for the event.
“Accent Benchtops is a terrific Queensland business and Glenn and his team certainly have a real passion for rallying,” Corkeron said.
“To have the support of an organisation such as Accent Benchtops is a real confidence booster for this event.
“We’re also really delighted to unveil our new logo today, which will proudly feature across our event collateral and digital assets in the lead up to this exciting national event that will make our region proud.”
Motorsport Australia Director of Motor Sport & Commercial Operations Michael Smith welcomed the day’s news.
“It’s great to see Glenn and Accent Benchtops show their support for Rally Queensland so quickly after its inclusion in the ARC calendar,” Smith said.
“It just goes to show how much faith people have in the Championship and its events and the strong support for what will be a significant year for the rallying community.
“I am sure the rally will be a fantastic spectacle for crews and fans alike and I would like to thank Glenn and his team for jumping behind the event to support its return to the ARC.”
Accent Benchtops Rally Queensland will be the second round of the 2021 RSEA Safety Motorsport Australia Rally Championship and will take place in Gympie on 21-23 May.