IVECO has been appointed official truck partner of Alfa Romeo Racing, delivering a fleet of 13 vehicles to the team’s logistics division, at a recent ceremony held in Hinwil, Switzerland.
The event which saw 12 Stralis models and a Daily van join the team, was attended by Axel Kruse, COO of Sauber Motorsport AG and Thomas Rücker, Business Director of IVECO Schweiz.
The vehicles will ensure safe and efficient transportation of the team’s equipment to all the Formula One European Grand Prix venues throughout this season.
The proven track record of IVECO vehicles, their reliability in a wide range of extreme conditions, and their exceptional fuel economy and low total cost of ownership were key factors in Alfa Romeo Racing’s choice of truck partner.
Thomas Rücker, Business Director of IVECO Schweiz, commented: “We are proud to be entering into this partnership with Alfa Romeo Racing and provide transportation for the team’s equipment. IVECO has a long tradition of partnerships and participation in the world of sports, and in particular racing, where our trucks can be seen competing in the Dakar Rally and the FIA European Truck Racing Championship. We look forward to the new racing season and wish Alfa Romeo Racing success.”
Frédéric Vasseur, Team Principal Alfa Romeo Racing and CEO Sauber Motorsport AG added: “It is a pleasure to welcome IVECO to Alfa Romeo Racing as official truck partner. Having a reliable and safe means of transportation for our equipment is an essential aspect of our logistical operations in Formula One. With IVECO, our team has an experienced partner by our side and we look forward to this collaboration.”