Marussia partnership with CarPlan enters a second season 13 February, 2013 153 The Marussia F1 Team is pleased to announce that it has extended and expanded its existing relationship with CarPlan, who continue as the official car care supplier for the 2013 season. CarPlan, the leading automotive valeting brand from Tetrosyl, will ensure the presentation of the Team’s new MR02 race car is immaculate every time it appears on track in view of the sport’s global TV audience. CarPlan will supply the Marussia F1 Team with a range of its multiple award-winning products to suit every car preparation need. CarPlan will benefit from a continuation of their brand presence on the sidepods of the MR02 and the Team’s trackside environment at the 19 Grands Prix on the Formula 1 calendar this season. Andy Webb, Chief Executive Officer, Marussia F1 Team “We have started 2013 on a very positive footing with a successful track debut for the MR02 and two commercial announcements in its wake. Our renewed relationship with CarPlan is a further example of the faith our Partners have shown in our ability to keep pushing forward in pursuit of our ambitions. CarPlan needs no introduction and we are pleased to benefit from an association with their brand and the use of their products within our trackside operations.” Peter Schofield, Group Chairman, Tetrosyl Group “Tetrosyl is the largest manufacturer of car care in Europe, selling to 76 countries around the world. The CarPlan brand is growing substantially in Russia, and the Marussia F1 Team is the first Anglo-Russian team competing in Formula One. Tetrosyl will feature one of the team’s 2011 F1 cars outside its offices in Bury, Lancashire and the F1 team will be a component of the Tetrosyl Group’s marketing communications programme, including media campaigns. We would like to wish the Team the very best of luck for the new season with its new drivers.” Content on GrandPrix247.com by: staff & contributors, Reuters syndication, GMM service, Getty Images, Formula 1 teams, sponsors & organisations.