Monday, March 24, 2008

QPR's Major New Sponsorship Deal: Lotto Kit...Kingfisher Sponsors...Naomi Campbell Modelling...and New Stadium Search

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"Confirming"messageboard rumours

BBC Gossip "QPR are set to launch their new kit on Tuesday and club owner Flavio Briatore has lined up his supermodel friend Naomi Campbell to show it off. " BBC

Note: Can view the Kingfisher and other Lotto kits : Kingfisher's website and Lotto Kits

The Times
QPR becoming a club of model professionals Queens Park Rangers’ changing face will be underlined tomorrow when Naomi Campbell is expected to parade the club’s kit for next season (Gary Jacob writes). The supermodel will unveil the largest sponsorship deal in the club’s history. Campbell is a friend of Flavio Briatore, the QPR owner.
QPR have made an agreement with Lotto Sport Italia to become kit manufacturer and Kingfisher, the beer company, to sponsor their shirts. The relationships are intertwined. Vijay Mallya is chairman of Kingfisher, which is also an airline. Mallya owns the Force India Formula One team. Briatore is the Renault team principal.
QPR are looking for a location for a new stadium in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. They have considered a site near Wood Lane, now occupied by the BBC, and a ground-share with Fulham or Chelsea has also been mooted. The Times