The Mercedes GP has set to be a new sponsorship contract with software company Autonomy to the lead of this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix. The logos of the business, the second biggest software firm in Europe, will be showed on the chassis, nose cones and cockpits of Nico and Schumi. The Barcelona Grand Prix marks an significant date on the calendar for Brackley-based Mercedes, which rolls out a longer version of its MGP W01 car, which should advantage the 7-time World Champion in particular.
“We are very pleased to confirm our new team partnership with Autonomy,” Chief Executive Officer Nick Fry commented. “Formula 1 is one of the most technically advanced sports in the world and a perfect match for Autonomy, as an innovative technology company who are right at the cutting-edge of their industry.”
“Formula 1 is built upon some of the finest engineering in the world,” added Dr. Mike Lynch, the Founder and CEO of Autonomy. “We are delighted to join forces with the Mercedes GP team and are looking forward to an exciting 2010 season.”