Brembo has ventured into Formula E racing through a partnership with Spark Racing Technology (SRT). Brembo has signed a three year deal to serve as the exclusive supplier of chassis for the fifth, sixth and seventh seasons of the Formula E Championship for the SRT team.
Brembo will supply the entire braking system, including carbon pads and rotors for the SRT team. Commenting on the achievement, Alberto Bombassei, chairman of Brembo said that the agreement highlights Brembo’s strong and continued commitment to racing and R&D and the company will work closely with SRT on the development and production of the system SRT selects.
He went on to add that Brembo has always focused on continuous innovation and Spark’s single-seater for the FIA Formula E series will serve as a ‘mobile lab’ for the development of technology applied to the electric car. The electric car is fast emerging as the future of the automotive sector. He concluded by saying that Brembo shared and supported FIA’s vision and commitment with regard to the sustainability of motorsports and road safety.
Brembo specializes in high performance brake systems for the leading manufacturers of cars, commercial vehicles and motorbikes on a global basis. The company is active in the world of racing and has won over 300 championships. Brembo makes clutches and other components for racing. The company has a presence in 15 countries spread across 3 continents. Brembo owns the Brembo, Breco, AP, Bybre, and Marchesini brands. In the field of racing, Brembo operates through the AP Racing brand.
Hamid Moaref has always been fascinated by cars and the automotive industry. His family has a longstanding association with the industry and has been in the tire business for the past 35 years. Raised in Dubai, Hamid attended Capilano University in Vancouver where he graduated with a BBA in marketing before attending an intensive course in magazine publishing in 2005. He has been the publisher and chief editor of Tires & Parts magazine for the past ten years.
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