UNITED KINGDOM - Enjoying an established and successful partnership that spans more than two decades, M‑Sport and Sparco are delighted to announce a three-year continuation of their long‑standing relationship.
A passion for motorsport underlies both companies, and together they have achieved worldwide success with countless drivers, co-drivers and technicians all benefitting from Sparco’s signature safety, quality and style.
Designing some of the most technically advanced racewear and safety equipment on the market, Sparco’s innovation and development of new products and technologies has kept M‑Sport at the forefront of the world rallying.
Committed to providing quality products across all levels of competition, Sparco is a dedicated supplier throughout M-Sport’s ‘Ladder of Opportunity’ with the Italian firm’s safety equipment featured in the Ford Fiesta Rally5, Rally4, Rally3 and Rally2 as well as the top-specification Ford Fiesta WRC.
Sparco are also working closely with M-Sport on the design and development of a new Rally1 car ahead of the up-coming hybrid era – showcasing the two company’s commitment to succeeding at the sport’s highest level with a return to the top-step of the podium.
M-Sport Managing Director, Malcolm Wilson OBE, said:
“It’s always been important for me to work with companies that share M-Sport’s motivation and passion for motorsport, and Sparco are a prime example of this. Having worked closely with their team of designers and engineers for more than two decades, we have secured some fantastic results. I am immensely proud of this collaboration and everything we have achieved together – and we’re delighted to have Sparco back onboard as we push towards 2022 and a return to the top-step of the podium.”
M-Sport Ford Team Principal, Richard Millener, said:
“Sparco have long been at the forefront of their industry, and it’s great to see our successful partnership continue for another three years. They produce top-quality equipment, but it’s their constant development and innovation which puts them a cut above the rest. Working closely with Sparco, we’ve used our mutual knowledge to develop some fantastic products across of levels of the sport – and that’s something we hope to see continue over the next three years.”
Sparco® CEO, Claudio Pastoris, said:
“The partnership renewal with M-Sport is an important demonstration of the solid relationship we’ve built over the several years of this long‑standing collaboration. Since the very beginning Sparco® and M-Sport have strategically worked together to develop solutions to improve the performance and safety of cars and drivers. Many technical solutions specifically designed for the team are seen in our catalogues and we believe this is key for continuous upgrade. Additionally, the respect and personal rapport built with Malcolm Wilson and his team has always had a strong value for us during these many years of collaboration.”