Qatar Airways Confirmed As Title Sponsor For The New York And Paris ePrix
The FIA Formula E championship announced on Monday that Qatar Airways have been named as the official title sponsor to both the New York and Paris ePrix events in 2018.
Qatar Airways have also been announced as the official airline partner to the inaugural Rome ePrix on April 14 and the Berlin ePrix on May 19. Speaking about the news, FIA Formula E founder and CEO, Alejandro Agag commented on the announcement saying:
After another enthralling season last year, we’re delighted that Qatar Airways has reaffirmed its commitment to Formula E by extending its partnership and becoming race title partner of not only the Paris E-Prix, but for this season, the New York City E-Prix as well. Our shared passion to strive for excellence and innovation will once again see the series make history in some of the world’s most recognisable cities – thanks to the support of Qatar Airways to help us in going places together.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency, Mr Akbar Al Baker commented on the news by saying:
As an airline which is always ahead of the curve and driven to innovate, it makes perfect sense for us to extend our partnership for flagship events this season as the official airline partner of the future of motor racing, through Formula E. With its ability to deliver thrilling racing events using the very latest environmentally-friendly technology, Formula E has demonstrated that this incredible sport is continuing to set the pace and win more new fans wherever their races take place.