On the eve of revealing their new cars for the upcoming season, Sauber and Toro Rosso have announced some important business deals.
Sauber have confirmed DEKRA, a German group that focuses on the inspection of vehicles and technical systems, as an official partner. DEKRA already have ties to Sauber's new recruit, Nico Hulkenberg.
"It's gratifying to be able to combine the interests of all three parties in this way," said Monisha Kaltenborn, CEO of the Sauber F1 Team. "In DEKRA the Sauber F1 Team welcomes a partner that has been a firm fixture of the Formula One scene for many years. We keenly anticipate this new partnership and look forward to a successful season."
Meanwhile, Toro Rosso drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Jean-Eric Vergne and the rest of their team will be kitted out in OMP Racing gear after the team extended it's deal with the company for another year.
"We are pleased to continue our relationship with OMP," said team manager Gianfranco Fantuzzi, "Over the years, we have developed an excellent relationship and OMP is always attentive to our requests, supplying items to our specific needs to the highest standards, while always meeting the tight deadlines that are part of working in the F1 environment. And, of course, as an Italian team, we appreciate not only the excellent quality but also the Italian style element of everything we get from OMP."
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