Long-term partnership for enhanced performance and sustainability

RAVENOL logo features on the Mercedes-AMG Performance cars as of now

Affalterbach/Werther. 100 % Made in Germany – Mercedes-AMG and RAVENOL will be heading out onto the race track together in future: as of now, the commercial brand of Ravensberger Schmierstoffvertrieb GmbH is an “Official Supplier” in the Customer Racing programme of the performance and sports car brand from Affalterbach. The new partnership intensifies the cooperation that has already been in place at team level. Repeatedly, Mercedes-AMG customer teams have run race cars in RAVENOL livery. For instance, in the current DTM season, Mercedes-AMG Team Winward is competing with a RAVENOL Mercedes-AMG GT3 raced by Junior Driver David Schumacher.

Christoph Sagemüller (Head of Mercedes-AMG Motorsport) and Paul Becher (CEO RAVENOL)

As part of the comprehensive partnership agreement, covering multiple years, the RAVENOL logo will be present on the Mercedes-AMG Performance cars in future. The logo will be visible on the right front wing as part of the exclusive “Partner line” Mercedes-AMG Motorsport uses to provide excellent visibility for its official partners. The power of the partner is not only present on, but also in the cars that will be lubricated with RAVENOL products prior to their delivery in future. From now on, the Customer Racing Teams can order the RAVENOL high-performance product portfolio through the global Mercedes-AMG Motorsport sales channels.

The partnership generates synergies at a technical level as well: RAVENOL, having been involved in motorsport since 2004, will, for instance, complementarily contribute with its expertise to the engine and gearbox development at Mercedes-AMG. Moreover, the ongoing development of lubricants based on vegetal base oil is on the joint agenda as well. In the process, next to the performance that is crucial in motorsport, the focus is also on conserving resources.

From left: Stefan Wendl (Head of Mercedes-AMG Customer Racing), Christoph Sagemüller (Head of Mercedes-AMG Motorsport), Paul Becher (CEO RAVENOL), Martin Huning (Motorsport Director RAVENOL)

“In RAVENOL, we have a proven partner at our side. I am delighted that we haven’t just entered a supply partnership but have agreed on a strategic technical cooperation with a future-oriented approach as well. Moreover, sustainability and resource conservation are matters that are important to us as well and that also must be acknowledged in motorsport. This is an ambition we share with RAVENOL and together we keep promoting the development in this area.”
Christoph Sagemüller, head of Mercedes-AMG Motorsport

RAVENOL has been successful in motorsport for almost 20 years and ranks among the most renowned suppliers worldwide. The partnership provides our Customer Racing Teams with high-performance lubricants and we as a manufacturer benefit from RAVENOL’s vast experience in this field. It is our common goal to further optimise the Mercedes-AMG Customer Racing programme, together with maximum performance and while acknowledging aspects of sustainability.”
Stefan Wendl, head of Mercedes-AMG Customer Racing

“Mercedes-AMG and RAVENOL are unified by a huge passion for motorsport. This is the platform on which the two German companies have been proving the performance potential of their products for many years. However, the social and ecological responsibility in particular is also an important element in our efforts related to the ongoing development of our products.”
Paul Becher, CEO RAVENOL

“GT racing is an important area of our activities. Here, we have very good long-term partnerships. These also include numerous Mercedes-AMG customer teams, for instance competing in DTM, ADAC GT Masters or the 24-hour races at the Nürburgring or in Spa. We are very much looking forward to the cooperation as an Official Supplier of Mercedes-AMG Motorsport.”
Martin Huning, Motorsport Director RAVENOL

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