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NEC extends its partnership with Sahara Force India F1 team

Nurdianah Md Nur | March 21, 2016
NEC remains the team’s Premium ICT Partner for the 2016 season.

Sahara F1 Force India car
Sahara Force India Formula One VJM09 car. Credit: NEC

NEC Corporation and NEC Mexico have extended their partnership with Sahara Force India Formula One (F1) team for the 2016 season.

NEC will continue as the team's Premium ICT Partner with the relationship focused on opportunities including the installation of NEC technologies at Sahara Force India's headquarters in the United Kingdom. NEC logo will also be prominently displayed on the engine cover of the F1 team's VJM09 car, the drivers' suits, helmets and team clothing, as seen during the recent Australian Grand Prix.

Commenting on the partnership, Dr. Vijay Mallya, Team Principal and Managing Director of Sahara Force India said: "The Formula One environment is full of high technology and we share NEC's passion for pushing the boundaries with innovative technology solutions. Extending this partnership reinforces NEC's commitment to these values and further demonstrates NEC's position as a global player supporting all areas of business. We look forward to working together throughout 2016 as we build on the success of the partnership so far."

"NEC is pleased to continue participating in Formula One, as our brands mutually base their success on leadership, precision, technology and the power of innovation," said Yukio Hioki, General Director of NEC Mexico.


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