Press Release: The Marussia F1 Team is pleased to announce that it has agreed an extension of its relationship with Armin Strom, which will see the Swiss watch manufacturer continue as the Team’s Official Timing Partner for a fourth consecutive season.
The now familiar Armin Strom logo will have a continued presence on the MR03 race car, the Team’s trackside environment and on the racesuit of Max Chilton, a friend and ambassador of the brand.
To underline the extent to which Formula 1 continues to form a strong part of the overall company strategy, Armin Strom has created a range of watches for international watch fair Baselworld 2014 that incorporate the same precision and composite materials used to create the Marussia F1 Team MR03 race car.
Andy Webb, CEO, Marussia F1 Team: “We are delighted to maintain our strong relationship with Armin Strom, which has been an Official Partner since the Team’s inception. Over the past three years we have worked together on some very interesting concepts for leveraging the relationship and the latest range of timepieces featuring elements incorporated into the MR03 is one such example of that. We look forward to sharing what promises to be an interesting season for the Team with our Official Timing Partner.”
Serge Michel, CEO, Armin Strom: “Armin Strom is thrilled to continue its partnership with the Marussia F1 Team for a fourth consecutive season. Armin Strom has always supported the efforts of this young and ambitious team, and with 2014 set to provide some unpredictable racing, we are hoping to experience some unforgettable moments this season. Armin Strom is also looking forward to developing a number of new timepieces that will incorporate the precision and component parts seen in the MR03. All of us here at Armin Strom wish the team the best of luck in the upcoming season.”