M-Sport has today confirmed that they will continue their partnership with NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd for the fifth consecutive year.

NGK is the number one supplier of spark plugs to vehicle manufacturers worldwide as well as being the biggest global manufacturer of spark plugs for both OE and aftermarket applications.

NGK's spark plugs, glow plugs and Lambda sensors share the same heritage, with the company's expertise being proven by its OE successes with the world's leading vehicle manufacturers and also in the field of motorsport.

The contract will see M-Sport and NGK enter a partnership until the end of 2011 whereby the world leading supplier in spark plugs will continue to support Cumbrian based M-Sport and the new Ford Fiesta RS WRC with spark plugs.

Gerard Irving, Marketing Manager of NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd said:

"We are very pleased to be continuing our successful partnership with M-Sport. Both companies are renowned for their professionalism in their respective fields and we look forward to continuing our relationship over the next 12 months."

Andrew Wheatley, M-Sport Business Development Manager said:

"M-Sport are delighted to continue their partnership with NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd. The new engine regulations for 2011 pose a series of technical challenges and it is important for M-Sport to have knowledgeable partners to support the development programme. We are looking forward to working closely with them for the fifth consecutive year."

-source: m-sport