has developed off-board cooling solutions for the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 W05
racing cars, in addition to working closely with the team to improve the garage
working environment at Grand Prix venues through innovative, custom-built heat
extraction and cooling solutions which will be introduced later in the 2014
season. This will be of particular value at venues such as Singapore with
challenging climatic conditions.
Mercedes AMG Petronas and ebm-papst will work hand-in-hand on future projects
to improve the energy efficiency of the team’s operational facilities at
Brackley, in addition to holding technical working groups to share expertise
and best practice in areas such as Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), turbine
technology and energy efficiency, said a company statement..
signing with Mercedes AMG Petronas, ebm-papst becomes the first major partner
to enter Formula One as a direct consequence of the new efficiency based rules
introduced for the 2014 season and beyond.
of Mercedes-Benz Motorsport, Toto Wolff, commented: “Formula One is the pinnacle of automotive
innovation. As such, it has a duty to push the boundaries of technology. The
new regulations not only encourage this innovation but also make the sport more
relevant to the direction in which the motoring industry is heading.
partnership with ebm-papst not only provides the team with the best solutions
available to operate our racing cars but it also demonstrates the significance
of new and innovative technologies within the sport. To welcome a new partner
as a direct consequence of the new 2014 rules is proof that we are heading in
the right direction. Our research and development for the race track is now
increasingly relevant not only to our road car activities but also wider fields
Hunsdorfer, CEO of ebm-papst, commented: “We are delighted that Mercedes AMG
Petronas has chosen our sustainable technology and that we are able to join
Formula One at this important strategic realignment for the sport. For us, this
commitment represents an investment in the future. Mercedes AMG Petronas is
world class when it comes to the domain of aerodynamic efficiency. I am
confident that we will derive mutual benefit from this partnership.”
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