SEAT sponsors Olympic Gold medallists, the Women's British Curling Team
Members of the Women's British Curling team, the heroines of the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, were amongst the first to take delivery of the new SEAT Ibiza when it was released to the public on 1 May.
Skip, Rhona Martin, and team mates, Debbie Knox, Janice Rankin and Fiona MacDonald, were handed the keys to their new 1.4-litre 100 bhp Ibiza Sports by Steven Graham, SEAT Operations Manager for Scotland, at the Murrayfield Ice Rink in Edinburgh. This marked the start of a year-long sponsorship by SEAT, which will involve personal appearances by the team and will take them right through next winter's curling season.
Sporting their Olympic Gold medals, the team raved about their new Ibizas which ooze enough Mediterranean style and good looks to melt the heart of any ice queen. Rhona Martin enthused: "SEAT's is the first offer of sponsorship that we have taken up. It means a great deal to the team and SEAT's sporty, fun image fits well with our own outlook. The new Ibiza looks fantastic and drives even better. We are delighted."
The Women's British Curling Team drive petrol engined 1.4-litre 16 valve 100 bhp SEAT Ibiza Sports, priced at £11,345 on the road. The range starts at £7,995 for the Ibiza 1.2 rising to £13,495 for the 130 bhp Ibiza Sport TDi. All new Ibizas enjoy 3 years/60,000 miles warranty, 3 years roadside assistance and a 12 year anti-perforation warranty on the body.Published 2 May 2002