AMD and Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team Announce Multi-Year Partnership

High-per짯for짯mance com짯pu짯ting lea짯der AMD, a tech짯no짯lo짯gy sup짯pli짯er of super짯com짯pu짯ting, simu짯la짯ti짯on, PC and data cen짯ter tech짯no짯lo짯gies, joins forces with the six-time con짯se짯cu짯ti짯ve For짯mu짯la One World Champions 

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)  AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) and Mer짯ce짯des-AMG Petro짯nas For짯mu짯la One Team today announ짯ced a new mul짯ti-year part짯ner짯ship that com짯bi짯nes the two com짯pa짯nies pas짯si짯on for extre짯me per짯for짯mance, start짯ing from the 2020 For짯mu짯la One꽓 season.

Key terms of the part짯ner짯ship include:

  • The AMD logo will be visi짯ble on both sides of the cock짯pit of the team셲 2020 For짯mu짯la One car, on the dri짯vers race suits and team clot짯hing and on tracks짯ide infrastructure.
  • The Mer짯ce짯des-AMG Petro짯nas For짯mu짯la One Team is pilo짯ting the use of AMD com짯mer짯cial solu짯ti짯ons, inclu짯ding AMD EPYC꽓 ser짯ver pro짯ces짯sors and AMD Ryzen꽓 PRO lap짯top pro짯ces짯sors, to opti짯mi짯ze their various workstreams.

At AMD, we are at our best when we crea짯te dis짯rup짯ti짯ve tech짯no짯lo짯gies that push the enve짯lo짯pe of what is pos짯si짯ble in high-per짯for짯mance com짯pu짯ting, said John Tay짯lor, chief mar짯ke짯ting offi짯cer at AMD. 쏻e are thril짯led to join forces with the Mer짯ce짯des-AMG Petro짯nas For짯mu짯la One Team, a team ope짯ra짯ting at the cut짯ting edge of tech짯no짯lo짯gy and with whom we are a shared spi짯rit in deli짯ve짯ring incre짯di짯ble inno짯va짯ti짯on and per짯for짯mance from the fac짯to짯ry to the racetrack.

Inno짯va짯ti짯on is at the heart of For짯mu짯la One, we always try and push the tech짯no짯lo짯gi짯cal boun짯da짯ries in our hunt for per짯for짯mance, said Toto Wolff, Team Prin짯ci짯pal and CEO of the Mer짯ce짯des-AMG Petro짯nas For짯mu짯la One Team. 쏻e are deligh짯ted to have AMD join our team as a part짯ner and we look for짯ward to the jour짯ney ahead of us as we explo짯re sophisti짯ca짯ted solu짯ti짯ons to unlock untap짯ped per짯for짯mance potential.

The Mer짯ce짯des-AMG Petro짯nas For짯mu짯la One Team will run its 2020 F1 car, inclu짯ding AMD bran짯ding, for the first time on Fri짯day, Febru짯ary 14, 2020. Visit their web짯site for more information.

About AMD
For 50 years AMD has dri짯ven inno짯va짯ti짯on in high-per짯for짯mance com짯pu짯ting, gra짯phics and visua짯liza짯ti짯on tech짯no짯lo짯gies the buil짯ding blocks for gam짯ing, immersi짯ve plat짯forms and the data cen짯ter. Hundreds of mil짯li짯ons of con짯su짯mers, lea짯ding For짯tu짯ne 500 busi짯nesses and cut짯ting-edge sci짯en짯ti짯fic rese짯arch faci짯li짯ties around the world rely on AMD tech짯no짯lo짯gy dai짯ly to impro짯ve how they live, work and play. AMD employees around the world are focu짯sed on buil짯ding gre짯at pro짯ducts that push the boun짯da짯ries of what is pos짯si짯ble. For more infor짯ma짯ti짯on about how AMD is enab짯ling today and inspi짯ring tomor짯row, visit the AMD (NASDAQ: AMDweb짯siteblogFace짯book and Twit짯ter pages.

About Mer짯ce짯des-AMG For짯mu짯la One Team
The Mer짯ce짯des-AMG Petro짯nas For짯mu짯la One Team is the works For짯mu짯la One Team of Mer짯ce짯des-Benz, com짯pe짯ting in the FIA For짯mu짯la One꽓 World Cham짯pi짯on짯ship the pin짯na짯cle of world motor짯sport and the lar짯gest annu짯al sport짯ing series in the world.

Based at two world-class tech짯no짯lo짯gy cam짯pu짯ses in the UK, the team designs, deve짯lo짯ps, manu짯fac짯tures and races the race cars and Hybrid Power Units dri짯ven by six-time World Cham짯pi짯on Lewis Hamil짯ton and race-win짯ning team-mate Valt짯te짯ri Bottas.

For짯mu짯la One is a uni짯que짯ly deman짯ding tech짯ni짯cal and human chall짯enge, requi짯ring the right alche짯my of cut짯ting-edge tech짯no짯lo짯gies, high-per짯for짯mance manage짯ment and eli짯te team짯work to deli짯ver results at 22 Grands Prix around the glo짯be in a race sea짯son run짯ning from March to December.

The Mer짯ce짯des-AMG Petro짯nas For짯mu짯la One Team set new bench짯marks for F1꽓 suc짯cess on its way to win짯ning the Con짯s짯truc짯tors and Dri짯vers World Cham짯pi짯on짯ships in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. During tho짯se six Cham짯pi짯on짯ship-win짯ning sea짯sons, the team scored 89 wins, 179 podi짯ums, 94 pole posi짯ti짯ons, 62 fas짯test laps and 48 one-two finis짯hes from 121 race starts.

AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, EPYC, Ryzen and com짯bi짯na짯ti짯ons the짯reof, are trade짯marks of Advan짯ced Micro Devices, Inc.FORMULA ONE, F1, and rela짯ted marks are trade짯marks of For짯mu짯la One Licen짯sing BV, a For짯mu짯la 1 Com짯pa짯ny. Other names are for infor짯ma짯tio짯nal pur짯po짯ses only and may be trade짯marks of their respec짯ti짯ve owners.

Cont짯act:
Sarah Young짯bau짯er
AMD Communications
+1 512 6023028
Sarah.youngbauer@amd.com 

Brad짯ley Lord
Mer짯ce짯des-Benz Motor짯sport Com짯mu짯ni짯ca짯ti짯ons Director
+44 (0) 7785 682 893
blord@mercedesamgf1.com