IVECO has announced it is now the official truck partner for Formula One Championship team, Alfa Romeo Racing.
The truck company recently marked the occasion with an official ceremony in Hinwil, Switzerland, following the delivery of 13 IVECO vehicles to the team – 12 Stralis trucks and one Daily van.
The event was attended by Axel Kruse, COO of Sauber Motorsport AG, and Thomas Rücker, Business Director of IVECO Schweiz (Switzerland).
The vehicles will now be charged with transporting the team’s equipment to all the European F1 fixtures throughout the remainder of the season.
Thomas Rücker, Business Director of IVECO Schweiz, said the partnership brought multiple layers of benefit.
“We are proud to be entering into this partnership with Alfa Romeo Racing and provide transportation for the team’s equipment,” he said.
“IVECO has a long tradition of partnerships and participation in the world of sports, and in particular racing, where our trucks can be seen competing in the Dakar Rally and the FIA European Truck Racing Championship.
“We look forward to the new racing season and wish Alfa Romeo Racing success.” Frédéric Vasseur, Team Principal, Alfa Romeo Racing, and CEO Sauber Motorsport AG, concurred. “It is a pleasure to welcome IVECO to Alfa Romeo Racing as official truck partner,” he said.
“Having a reliable and safe means of transportation for our equipment is an essential aspect of our logistical operations in Formula One. With IVECO, our team has an experienced partner by our side and we look forward to this collaboration.”READ MORE +