Force India confirms 'partnership' with Motegi Racing
28 December 2013 – Force India has concluded a new 'technical partnership' with Motegi Racing, it has been announced. The new deal will see the Silverstone-based team’s 2014 car fitted with wheels carrying the Motegi Racing brand.
Force India will also benefit from Motegi Racing’s knowledge in wheel technology to help ‘drive forward performance’.
“I’m very happy to announce our partnership with Motegi Racing. 2014 is a landmark year for F1 with so many changes to the regulations and in order to be competitive we have to focus on developing all areas of the car,” said Force India’s chief operating officer, Otmar Szafnauer.
“It gives me great confidence to have the expertise and experience of Motegi Racing supporting us at such an important time.
“Our technical team will be working very closely with them to enhance the performance of our wheels.”
“We are very excited about the partnership with Sahara Force India as part of our growth at the highest level of global motorsports. This is a milestone achievement for our company as we prepare to supply our Motegi Racing wheels to compete at the pinnacle of racing technology in F1,” added Jody Groce, President Wheel Pros LLC.
“It’s an interesting time to be involved in F1 and we are honoured to become Sahara Force India’s technical wheel partner as the sport prepares for one of the most significant technical transformations in its history.
“This programme provides the perfect technical platform to communicate the continuous evolution of the Motegi Racing brand.
“Motorsport is a proving ground for our technology to hone the performance authenticity of our brand.”