We can only hope the Brad Jones Racing (BJR) team finds the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow at Albert Park this weekend.
The Holden Commodore V8 driven by Nick Percat will race in emblazoned graduated bands of red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple front-to-rear.
The signage, as well as on the front section of the car’s roof, includes the slogan “supporting equality”.
The rainbow colours scheme was initiated by BJR but has the full support of Holden, which agreed to provide one-off financial support of the car for the event, with the team adopting the company’s corporate diversity theme.
BJR said the paintwork was all about supporting equality of people, no matter their race, gender or sexual preference.
“It is not a stance on any issue in particular, but of equality in all its forms, diversity and equal opportunity for all,” they said.
“The Australian Grand Prix weekend is a great opportunity to showcase motorsport to the world. When Brad Jones Racing had the idea to run the ‘Supporting Equality’ livery, Holden were happy to be on board.”
Brad Jones, the owner of the team, said: “It’s an opportunity for BJR and Holden to celebrate motorsport and show that anyone can get involved and enjoy the sport.”
The first of four non-championship Supercar races will be run tomorrow followed by two on Saturday and one on Sunday afternoon before the twilight Formula 1 Grand Prix event.
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