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Hagerty partners with StarterMotor Charity

  • Hagerty, one of the world’s largest automotive lifestyle brands, partners with StarterMotor charity as a Principle Sponsor
  • Agreement will see Hagerty branding, and a physical brand presence, at various StarterMotor events and initiatives
  • Hagerty provides support to the charity via monetary donations as well insurance and partnership benefits
  • StarterMotor is a Bicester Heritage based charity, dedicated to enhancing education in the maintenance and use of historic, classic, and modern classic vehicles
  • Hagerty and StarterMotor will soon announce a brand-new initiative designed to appeal to young enthusiasts seeking a career in the classic and collector car industry

Northamptonshire: 23rd March 2022

Hagerty is one of the world’s largest automotive lifestyle brands, famous for its leading insurance products, global events, and multi-platform automotive content. Hagerty is also committed to saving the art of driving and the collector car industry, via a worldwide series of educational programs and charitable partnerships.

Throughout 2022, Hagerty International will be a Principle Sponsor of StarterMotor, a Bicester Heritage based charity, dedicated to enhancing the education experience of students in the maintenance and use of historic, classic, and modern classic vehicles.

Like Hagerty, the charity has a passion in encouraging the next generation of enthusiasts to enjoy all aspects of historic motoring, while also celebrating the rising popularity of modern classics. David Withers, Chief Executive of StarterMotor added “There is a clear need to engage a new generation, to encourage them to take up careers in the historic vehicle industry and to enjoy historic cars. StarterMotor has partnerships with educational facilities, colleges and apprenticeship schemes and provides vehicles and other resources for their students to not only learn from, but also to use in competitions, events and shows.”

Hagerty is a principle sponsor of StarterMotor, providing support to the charity via monetary donations as well insurance and partnership benefits. Hagerty branding will feature prominently in all charity publicity and communications and the Hagerty team will work closely with the charity at various events, endeavours, and initiatives. Likewise, Starter Motor will partner with numerous Hagerty events such as Festival of the Unexceptional and will support their involvement with the RAC London to Brighton veteran car run.

Speaking of the partnership Mark Roper, Managing Director for Hagerty International, said “Engaging the next generation of classic car enthusiasts has long been a key objective of Hagerty, and we already run a series of global education and promotional activities to do just that. Working with StarterMotor allows us to focus on the UK market, and we have a host of initiatives, soon to launch, which will excite and appeal to young enthusiasts looking for a career in the classic and collector car industry. Hagerty is proud to support such an important charity, and I am looking forward to the year ahead”

ENDS

Editors Notes

About Hagerty, Inc. (NYSE: HGTY)

Hagerty Headquarters is based in Traverse City, Michigan. Hagerty’s purpose is to save driving and preserve car culture for future generations and its mission is to build a global business to fund that purpose. Hagerty is an automotive enthusiast brand offering integrated membership products and programs as well as a specialty insurance provider focused on the global automotive enthusiast market. Hagerty is home to Hagerty Drivers Club, Hagerty DriveShare, Hagerty Valuation Tools, Hagerty Media, Hagerty Drivers Club magazine, MotorsportReg, Hagerty Garage + Social, the Amelia Concours d’Elegance, the Concours d’Elegance of America, the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance, the California Mille, Motorworks Revival and more.

For more information, call 0333 323 0989 or visit www.hagerty.co.uk

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