Sahara Force India has announced a new technical partnership with Motegi Racing, the high-performance wheel brand.
The new partnership will see the team’s 2014 car fitted with wheels carrying the iconic Motegi Racing brand. Sahara Force India will also benefit from Motegi Racing’s knowledge in wheel technology to help drive forward performance.
“2014 is a landmark year for Formula 1with so many changes to the regulations and in order to be competitive we have to focus on developing all areas of the car. It gives me great confidence to have the expertise and experience of Motegi Racing supporting us at such an important time,” said Otmar Szafnauer, Force India’s Chief Operating Officer. “Our technical team will be working very closely with them to enhance the performance of our wheels.”
Added Jody Groce, president of Wheel Pros LLC: “We are very excited about the partnership with Sahara Force India as part of our growth at the highest level of global motorsports. This is a milestone achievement for our company as we prepare to supply our Motegi Racing wheels to compete at the pinnacle of racing technology in Formula 1. We are honored to become Sahara Force India’s technical wheel partner as the sport prepares for one of the most significant technical transformations in its history.
“This program provides the perfect technical platform to communicate the continuous evolution of the Motegi Racing brand. Motorsport is a proving ground for our technology to hone the performance authenticity of our brand.”