MG announces deal with Team RLR

MG Motor UK has unveiled a partnership with Le Mans Series contenders Team RLR, indicating the British car manufacturer's return to the forefront of international motorsport.

The latest motorsport deal will see Team RLR officially sponsored byMG, as the Lancashire-based team competes in the Le Mans Series of endurance races with the MG Lola EX265 sports prototype.

Silverstone will host the next round of the 2011 Le Mans Series on September 11, and the team is looking to take advantage of the opportunity to gain valuable racing experience ahead of the Le Mans 24-hour race in 2012.

Nick Reynolds, Team RLR team principal, said: "We have one of the best prepared teams in the Le Mans Series, and the support from MG will ensure that we can be even more competitive both on and off the track throughout the 2011 Le Mans Series season and beyond."

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