Formula 1 And Lenovo today announced that Lenovo is the Official Partner of the upcoming 2022 season. The multi-year agreement calls for Lenovo’s cutting-edge technologies to be used in all Formula 1 operations, helping to deliver a unique racing and entertainment experience to enthusiasts of all the world. As leaders in their respective fields, Formula 1 and Lenovo want to push the combination of sport and technology to the limit. For the next few years, the partnership foresees the adoption of Lenovo’s solutions throughout the Formula 1 organization, both in basic operations and during racing. Lenovo’s hardware devices, as well as High Performance Computing technologies and servers, will be increasingly integrated into all the activities of the organization. From employing powerful on-site data collection solutions to producing high-quality content and supporting broadcast applications, the partnership between Formula 1 and Lenovo will result in a better experience for enthusiasts. The collaboration contributes to Lenovo’s worldwide visibility, showcasing the company’s capabilities to operate on a global scale by integrating the best hardware solutions at the heart of Formula 1. The partnership includes the adoption of a wide selection of premium hardware from Lenovo and next-generation technologies such as augmented and virtual reality, to enable F1 to connect fans with sport in new and more engaging ways. Earlier this year, F1 announced that it would renew its commitment to creating career and education opportunities for underrepresented social groups, making ten engineering scholarships available each year until 2025. Lenovo is equally committed to promoting diversity within society and fostering the inclusion and removal of barriers, and through this partnership there will be collaborations with F1 on dedicated projects.
Stefano DomenicaliPresident & CEO, Formula 1 said: “We are preparing for a record-breaking season, and are particularly excited to welcome Lenovo to the team and join a global technology leader. In Formula 1, precision and detail are paramount, and Lenovo will support us by putting their experience and innovative technologies at the service of our business throughout the season. Our fans expect the best in everything we do, and Lenovo is the perfect partner in terms of premium hardware offering. We are entering a new era for our sport and we are committed to offering a high quality experience to F1 fans around the world ”.
Yang YuanqingChairman & CEO, Lenovo said: “We are proud to announce our new global partnership with Formula 1, the most prestigious automobile competition in the world, to engage half a billion fans around the world with exciting and innovative experiences. This partnership is based on our shared passion for innovation, performance and a winning spirit. Together, Lenovo and Formula 1 will push technology beyond the limits of what is possible to create a faster, smarter and more sustainable future “.
Luca RossiPresident of Intelligent Devices Group, Lenovo said: “Partnering with Formula 1 to integrate Lenovo’s intelligent solutions across the organization, from basic operations to the incredible thrills of the Grand Prix, will allow us to push the limits of what is possible and transform the racing experience. Formula 1 continues its digital transformation and continues to surprise and excite its fans. Lenovo’s hardware, software and solutions portfolio will be strategic in Formula 1’s creation of new experiences similar to those fans would experience on the track. “