Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM) announced yesterday that it will be providing the Infiniti Red Bull Racing Formula One team with eight Nissan light commercial vehicles (LCV) this weekend at the Malaysian Grand Prix this weekend.
It is said that the vehicles will be used to transport the Formula One team’s equipment and team personnel to the Sepang International Circuit.
The eight vehicles include both vans and pick-up trucks, namely the new Nissan NV350 Urvan, Nissan NV200, and the Nissan Navara. ETCM said that this initiative is part of Nissan’s global partnership with Infiniti Red Bull Racing Team as official Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) supplier.
Mr. Tan Keng Meng, Director of Marketing and Product Planning of ETCM said, “This is the fourth year that we are supporting Infiniti Red Bull Racing Team here in Malaysia, and we are proud to be able to be part of this initiative. The New Nissan NV350 Urvan, NV200 and Navara are Malaysia’s popular commercial vehicles, offering powerful performance and fuel efficiency. Both their versatility and superior convenience are ideal for the team’s race operations, and we are honored to be associated with the championship-winning team.”
Christian Horner, Team Principal of Infiniti Red Bull Racing remarked, “The partnership with Nissan LCV has brought significant benefits to our team and demonstrated the value of working with the right commercial vehicle partner. Managing the logistically complex operations of transporting people and equipment is always one of the biggest challenges that we face. In 2015, we are delighted to continue our work with Nissan LCV. “