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Renault F1 announce HP sponsorship agreement // A brand new sponsor will appear on the Renault cars next year

Published by Mr. C

HP branding will appear on the R30
HP branding will appear on the R30Credit: RenaultF1

On the eve of the first F1 practice session of the year, the Renault F1 Team have announced a major sponsorship deal with technology company Hewlett-Packard. The new agreement means the R30 cars will run with significant HP branding adorning the bodywork.

The team will also obtain access to HP technology in order to further develop simulation technologies on the back of HP High Performance Computing servers. Additionally HP will help the team to reduce its carbon footprint, by implementing 'greener' data centres, and utilising low-energy-consumption workstations.

F1 has a proven ability to boost brand awareness around the world, and we are proud that Renault F1 Team will be HP's partner of choice in achieving this goal.

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A rather optimistic HP representative noted the company intended to offer the best technology to support Renault F1 in their quest for victory.

Hewlett-Packard have long been using Formula One as means of promoting technological development, running a major branding campaign on the Williams teams cars from 2002 to 2005.




  • Least the car actually has a bit more sponsorship on it now :)

  • It does cover the car a bit more. Is it just on there or also on the sidepods, cos they still look blank?

  • some more history on HP's involvement in F1, they've been around for a long time: www.grandprix.com…e/spon-11806.html

  • It does cover the car a bit more. Is it just on there or also on the sidepods, cos they still look blank?

    the only visible branding i can see is that pictured above. the engine cover / sharkfin. which would mean the team intend to leave that fitted all year long.

  • It does cover the car a bit more. Is it just on there or also on the sidepods, cos they still look blank?

    Doesnt look like it joesaward.wordpre…addock-in-bahrain

  • Doesnt look like it http://joesawa...he-paddock-in-bahrain

    Ah well. Least it gets rid of those bars.

  • Least the car actually has a bit more sponsorship on it now :)

    Rumours of a new livery

    http://twitpic.com/17xjqz

  • Well I have to say, I'm quite disappointed

    I thought it was HP Sauce :(

  • Oh the irony - a complicated, garish and slow team with terrible support sponsors the F1 team with the same attributes ;)

  • I thought it was going to be the brown sauce too! Shows I care more about food (if you can call it food) than technology!

  • Oh the irony - a complicated, garish and slow team with terrible support sponsors the F1 team with the same attributes ;)

    Don't tell anyone, but... I may know *someone* who is working at this very company.

    Ahem.

    #confidential

  • #confidential

    :)

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