SRO contributes €50,000 in direction of Notre-Dame restoration
Like numerous others world wide, Stephane Ratel and the entire SRO Motorsports Group staff have been left shocked and distraught by the fireplace that swept by the Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral yesterday.
SRO is immensely happy with its French roots and of the shut connection it enjoys with the capital metropolis. Ratel spent most of his youth in Paris, whereas the SRO Paris workplace stays important to the corporate’s home and international efforts.
What’s extra, Stephane Ratel and his staff admire the enduring significance of the nation’s cultural heritage and historical past. It’s on this spirit that SRO Paris will supply a contribution of €50,000 in direction of the landmark cathedral’s reconstruction, becoming a member of the various donors who’ve already pledged their help for the rebuilding effort.
“Like so many others at SRO throughout the varied continents the place we function, I used to be deeply affected by the fireplace at Notre-Dame de Paris,” mentioned Stephane Ratel, SRO Motorsports Group Founder & CEO. “In settlement with everybody within the firm, I needed to do one thing to be part of the reconstruction, which is why we have now determined to make a donation by SRO Paris.
“Whereas SRO is a worldwide firm with its principal workplace in London, France will all the time be our second dwelling. Notre-Dame is a constructing of large significance to Paris and certainly to your complete world. I hope that, by our contribution, we may be part of a optimistic restoration.”
Added Laurent Gaudin, Championnat de France FFSA GT/GT4 France Common Supervisor: “The entire SRO Paris staff could be very intently hooked up to France and its historic base within the metropolis. The photographs of Notre-Dame have due to this fact upset us all. It’s our historical past, our heritage, our values — an actual a part of ourselves that has been misplaced. We have been all moved by this and needed to take part within the unbelievable reconstruction efforts. Stephane Ratel was in a position to translate our emotion completely, and everybody totally helps his determination.
“This weekend we launch the brand new Championnat de France FFSA GT/GT4 France season at Nogaro with the Coupes de Pâques, an occasion that’s staged within the spirit of Easter. I hope that this similar spirit may be symbolic of latest life for Notre-Dame de Paris.”