Caterham and eyewear company announce parnership

Formula One Testing Preparations, Jerez, Spain, Monday 27 January 2014.

Press Release: Modo, the eyewear company based in New York, has today been announced as Official Lifestyle Eyewear supplier to both Caterham F1 Team and Caterham Racing, Caterham’s GP2 team.

Alessandro Lanaro, CEO, Modo Eyewear commented: “Modo is excited to become Official Lifestyle Eyewear supplier to Caterham F1 Team and Caterham Racing in GP2. We feel a great synergy with the technical excellence, innovative use of materials and the design beauty embodied in Caterham’s racing cars – our new Modo sunglasses collection exemplifies these characteristics perfectly. We are looking forward to the Australian GP and, in particular, seeing our Modo logo going the fastest it has ever been! We are sure that every team member in both Caterham F1 Team and Caterham Racing will be great ambassadors for our high performance Modo sunglasses.”

Modo is an eyewear company born in New York as a symbol of individualism. With a vision of luxurious minimalism, Modo is laidback and effortlessly chic. Its philosophy is to constantly innovate through materials, technology and handcrafted details for the perfect fit and finish. Modo is for those who inspire others by expressing themselves. Modo is distributed worldwide with offices in New York, Milan, Stockholm and Hong Kong.

Modo Eyewear active sunglasses feature a “biotechnology” material. Such bio-based polyamide is extremely light, highly flexible and impact resistant and snap-on temples provide an additional safety component. Modo’s High Chromatic Definition (HCD) sun-lenses are manufactured with polycarbonate, polarized, impact resistant, anti-smudge and anti-reflective technology, representing the best in optical quality combined with performance elements, making them ideal for driving and active sports in general.