Red Bull Racing confirmed on Thursday that they have formed a partnership with Exon Mobil which will see the company provide fuel and lubricants to the Milton Keynes based outfit from 2017.
Speaking about the new deal Red Bull team principal Christian Horner commented by saying:
Mobil 1 and Red Bull Racing are two global brands that share a passion for racing, performance and innovation. Mobil 1 has been an iconic brand in Formula One for more than 30 years and our new partnership provides us with a unique opportunity to tap into ExxonMobil’s world class expertise.
Horner went on to thank Total saying:
In addition to welcoming ExxonMobil to the Red Bull Racing stable, I would like to extend my thanks and appreciation to the technical team at TOTAL, who have made a valuable contribution to our success in Formula One during our partnership.”
Matt Burgeron from ExxonMobil stated:
Red Bull Racing provides a dynamic platform to showcase our world-class lubricant and fuels technologies. We are excited about building a relationship with Red Bull’s excellent young drivers who are establishing reputations as competitive racers and who will help showcase our brands to generations of consumers.