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It’s Pimm’s o’clock at Kart-Fest as Chauvet becomes key partner

It’s Pimm’s o’clock at Kart-Fest as Chauvet becomes key partner

UK – Backup’sKart-Fest 2018 is back on the 5th of July at Daytona Sandown Park in Surrey, with Chauvet helping drive the event forward and ‘Wimbledon’ named as this year’s theme.

“We all know people in it who have suffered or are suffering right now in our crazy industry family,” says Matt Hallard, Chauvet’s UK sales manager. “Having an opportunity to support friends and colleagues by sponsoring one of backup’samazing events is simply the least we can do. Here’s to many more opportunities to shout loud about the great work the trustees and team are doing at backup and here’s to all that support them!”

“We are delighted to welcome Chauvet as our key partner for Kart-Fest 2018,” says backup trustee Lee Dennison. “Chauvet joins an amazing list of companies who have already committed to backup and supporting the work we do. We also welcome Creative Technology on board as one of our fantastic production partners. They join Autograph Sound, Unusual Rigging, Impact Production Services and Media Lease as sponsors for Kart-Fest. Thank you to all of them for supporting backup.”

As July the 5th sits smack bang in the middle of Wimbledon fortnight, it seemed the perfect theme to embrace. Three hundred members of the live events industry will come together with big hair, sweat bands and 70s tennis whites to the fore – yes 'we are serious'! – and there will be prizes for the best dressed ‘players’.

But it’s not just about the three hours of intense racing, the ever-entertaining Pit Stop Challenge and the Media Lease Fastest Lap; there's a great day planned for all, with plenty to do away from the track, including live action from Wimbledon screened throughout the day for those who can tear themselves away from the action on the track, a BBQ, live music and the chance to catch up with clients, manufactures, customers, suppliers, friends and rivals, and Chauvet’s Pimms o’clock adding to the fun.
Teams already signed up include AED, Ambershpere, Autograph, Chauvet, DiGiCo, Showforce, Shure, Wonder works, White Light, Yamaha, The Stage Newspaper, Really Useful Theatres, Production Park, Creative Technology and many more.

Team entry from the website gets six drivers fully watered and fed, plus all their racing. There are also non-racer wristbands with all food and drinks included.

There are still a few places left, so ito join in with the merriment and help backup help more of the family, visit to enter a team.

22nd May 2018

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