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Pearl backs F1 team with £1m

Pearl is to sponsor British Grand Prix team Jordan in a deal worth £1m.

Pearl&#39s name will be seen on drivers Damon Hill and Ralf Schumacher&#39s cars next season.

Its staff will be given free trips to Grand Prix races.

Head of PR Ken McKay says: "We used to sponsor snooker in the days that we sent our salesmen out on bicycles. We give them BMWs now so we think this is a good incentive.

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