NISSAN LCVs RACE TO THE TOP
Nissan supplying commercial vehicles and services to reigning
World Championship F1 team, Red Bull Racing
- Nissan enjoys status as official global LCV supplier to double World Champions
- Red Bull Racing supplied with 30 vehicles, including NV200 and NV400
HANOVER (18 September, 2012)- Activating the partnerships between the reigning Formula 1 World Champion team Red Bull Racing, and the wining Alliance team Renault and Infiniti, Nissan has been chosen to aid logistical support to the team as the official global supplier of light commercial vehicles for the 2012 season.
Red Bull Racing, which is based in Milton Keynes in the UK, is making use of Nissan light commercial vehicles - including the award-winning NV200 and new NV400 - throughout the 2012 season as it defends its drivers' and teams' titles.
Supporting its transportation needs Nissan Light Commercial Vehicles is supplying a fleet of more than 30 vehicles and related services to the team. These have been based at the team's UK headquarters and used for all European events.
In addition, Nissan is providing LCV's and services for the team's needs for overseas races.
Christian Horner, Team Principal, Red Bull Racing, commented: "Within such a highly pressured and challenging environment as Formula One, we need reliable partners taking care of all our versatile transportation needs all over the world. With the long standing relationship we have had with Infiniti we looked to Nissan for its support with supplying our light commercial vehicle fleet and we are enjoying working with them."
He added: "Extensive travel is part and parcel of Formula One, and our material, staff and guest transportation are an essential part of our successful operations. The Nissan NV200 and NV400 are the perfect vehicles for us and are vital in supporting the team."
Hideto Murakami, Nissan Corporate Vice President, responsible for the Global LCV Business Unit, said: "We are delighted to be strengthening our links with Red Bull Racing. Red Bull Racing are dynamic winners in a hugely competitive business... just like NV200. European F1 season is over now and we are ready for supporting the team for coming overseas races. We are very happy to see Red Bull Racing in a very strong position in the Formula 1 World Championship."