Epson has congratulated long-term partner Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Team after the team secured its fifth successive FIA Formula One World Constructors' Championship.
|The Epson Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Team Formula One car.|
The victory was sealed at the Brazil Grand Prix in Sao Paolo on November 11, after defending Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton won the race and teammate Valtteri Bottas finished 6th to outpoint their nearest rivals.
“Everyone at Epson is delighted to see the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Team win this year’s championship,” said Munenori Ando, executive officer and general administrative manager of Epson’s Sales & Marketing Division. “The team’s passionate commitment to teamwork, minimising environmental impact and the constant pursuit of technological advance for the highest level of performance represent values shared with Epson. We are extremely proud that the team used a number of Epson products to support this well-deserved victory.”
Epson has supported Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Team since the 2015 season. As an Official Team Partner, Epson provides its expertise in products including inkjet printers, scanners, 3LCD projectors and smart glasses, with the Epson logo visible on the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Team race cars, along with branding on the helmet visors and race suits of the team's drivers Hamilton, winner of this year’s drivers’ championship, and Bottas.
Australian Daniel Ricciardo finished 4th in Brazil and is now 6th in the drivers’ championship, behind overall leader, Lewis Hamilton.