16 / 01 / 2019

The Italian multinational motorsports equipment maker announces a partnership with the historic team. Starting next season, SPARCO will supply outfits for Kimi Räikkönen and Antonio Giovinazzi and safety belts for the singleseater 

SPARCO, a world leader in motorsport equipment, announces a new partnership with the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team. The Italian company will work with the Swiss team, supplying safety belts for its single-seater vehicles and technical garments - suits, shoes, gloves and underwear - for Kimi Räikkönen and Antonio Giovinazzi, appointed team drivers starting in 2019, and the pit crew. The SPARCO logo will be featured on the sidepod floor of both cars.
«We are proud of this new partnership based on two assets of great importance for the company I represent - announced SPARCO CEO Claudio Pastoris -: our experience in motorsports, more than 40 years serving the most competitive teams and drivers in Formula One; and our long-term relationship with Alfa Romeo and the FCA Group, putting us in the front lines of production of OEM seats and accessories for the brand’s highest performing vehicles. Being able to contribute to safety in the development of the new single-seater and outfit two great racing drivers like Kimi Räikkönen and Antonio Giovinazzi is an honour and a great responsibility for us».
«We are pleased to announce our partnership with SPARCO as a new Official Partner - said Frédéric Vasseur, CEO Sauber Motorsport and Team Principal Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team -. SPARCO has been setting standards in the design and production of equipment and accessories in motorsport for decades. By supplying our drivers and pit crew with their products, together we will ensure that our team is provided with items that will meet the highest demands in terms of safety and comfort as we fight for ambitious results in the championship. We look forward to the collaboration».

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