Red Bull and ExxonMobil have extended their partnership on a multi-year deal, meaning it will remain the team’s official fuel, lubricant and technology partner for the foreseeable future.
The collaboration between the pair began in 2017, with ExxonMobil supplying Esso Synergy racing fuels and Mobil 1 lubricants to the team, and working in close collaboration with Red Bull’s suppliers.
And, as part of the new deal, ExxonMobil will provide engineering support to develop next-generation lubricants needed to to improve the engine and gearbox performance.
Speaking about the announcement, Red Bull Team Principal, Christian Horner said: “Aston Martin Red Bull Racing is very pleased to be continuing its successful partnership with ExxonMobil for the upcoming 2020 Formula One season and beyond.
“Over the past three seasons the work conducted by ExxonMobil, in close collaboration with our engineers and the Team’s engine suppliers, has produced very positive results. ”
Each new development of fuel and lubricants has added performance that have undoubtedly helped us charge towards our on-track goals and we look forward to seeing further gains through the extension of this partnership.
In addition to their on-track partnership, Red Bull and ExxonMobil have worked together on digital and social media marketing campaigns, and ExxonMobil Senior Vice President, Nigel Searle is looking forward to extending the partnership.
“As one of the biggest and most recognisable names in global motorsport, Aston Martin Red Bull Racing has proven to be the ideal partner for Mobil 1 and Esso Synergy.” added Searle.
“While on the track we have been able to deliver performance enhancing technology to the Team, we have also worked closely with Aston Martin Red Bull Racing off the track with a focus on digital and social media to connect with our increasingly diverse target audience, providing technology that is also road-relevant to the modern-day consumer.
“Today’s announcement enables us to continue to partner with a dynamic team and platform to showcase our advanced, high-performance lubricant and fuel technologies.
“With the season-opener in Melbourne fast approaching, we look forward to continue working with the Team and its exciting drivers Max Verstappen and Alex Albon.”