Buckfastleigh - 150215 Buckfastleigh Racecourse announced today a new investment in the sport from Ashburton Motor Works, local dealers for Subaru & Isuzu vehicles.

Ashburton Motor Works will become the “Official Vehicle to Buckfastleigh Races” for the 2015 Point-to-Point season, comprising the popular meetings for the South Pool Harriers on Sunday February 15th and Dart Vale & Haldon Harriers on Sunday March 15th.

The agreement covers display areas for vehicles, and loan vehicles for course officials during the two events. Ashburton Motor Works is a leading Subaru dealership in Devon, with a 40 year heritage of sales and service of the eponymous brand. Aftersales Service Manager, Mervyn Wills, commented, “We’re delighted to get behind Buckfastleigh. It’s an enormously popular local racing event, and a lot of our customers attend.The Point-to-Point market brings together a great many of our customers, current and prospective, and we look forward to meeting plenty of them at the races.”

Eileen Ashby, Secretary to both race meetings, added, “Subaru’s investment in the sport is already reaping dividends for many of the participants and spectators. Ashburton Motor Works is a well-respected local business, and it makes eminent sense to partner with them to make the races go smoothly. We look forward to creating some competitive racing, with their support and help.”