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Doncaster Rovers gears up for inaugural car show with signing of Close Motor Finance

22 July 2014

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Doncaster Rovers Football Club has hit top gear after signing local business Close Motor Finance as title sponsor of the Doncaster Rovers Car Show.

The Doncaster Rovers Car Show in association with Close Motor Finance will take place at the Keepmoat Stadium on 26th July with thousands of people expected to attend.

With two monster truck shows taking place at 12pm and 3pm, a range of exotic supercars and retro classic cars on display as well as a fun fair, it promises to be a great day out for the entire family which is free to attend.

Close Motor Finance, a division of Close Brothers Group, and a significant employers in Yorkshire, provides finance for new and used cars, motorbikes and light commercial vehicles in partnership with over 8,000 dealerships country-wide. 

James Broadhead, Managing Director at Close Motor Finance said; “We are excited to be supporting The Doncaster Rovers Car show and family fun day here in Doncaster. The event will be a real celebration of what’s best about the motor industry, and indeed our local community, and we are looking forward to what promises to be a fantastic day.

“Close Motor Finance’s recruitment team will be in attendance on the day. So if you are a car enthusiast looking for a new career in a vibrant, fast-paced industry make sure you visit our recruitment stand situated in the exhibition area.” 

Close Motor Finance will be joined at the event by a host of notable car dealerships from the area including: Doncaster Honda, Burrow’s Toyota, Evan Halshaw Nissan, Renault, Fleet Direct, Stratstone BMW, Stratstone Mini, Perry’s, Hayselden Skoda, Stoneacre, Car advisor and Piper’s car sales.

Doncaster Rovers Head of Commercial Andrew Whitham said that the event would provide a perfect opportunity for businesses to engage with local people. 

He said; “With just over three weeks until the first Doncaster Rovers Car Show we are really starting to look forward to the event.

“To get a company with the national reputation of Close Motor Finance involved has been a great boost in addition to all the local car dealers on board so far.

“The event will provide a perfect opportunity for these businesses to showcase their products and services to the thousands of people in attendance.”

Entry to the event is free of charge and there is still limited exhibition space available.

For more information call the Doncaster Rovers Commercial team on 01302 764665 or e-mail

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