Source: AP Racing announcement
COVENTRY, U.K. – AP Racing scored its 850th Formula 1 victory as a supplier of racing brake and clutch components during last weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix.
According to the company, “This outstanding result of cumulative victories cements AP Racing as one of the leading motorsport component suppliers worldwide.”
For the last 50 years the Coventry-based firm has been at the forefront of both racing brake and clutch technology and this weekend’s ground-breaking result reinforces the contribution it has made to the development of race car technology.
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The company supplies its components to eight of the 10 teams competing in the 2020 F1 season, including the Mercedes-Benz team whose winning car was piloted by Lewis Hamilton.
The company’s winning record stretches back to the 1967 Dutch GP. Since that first taste of success, the company has supplied its components to every single F1 championship-winning car.
“AP Racing offers brake and clutch products of the highest quality to its Formula 1 customers and works very closely with them to offer the most innovative solutions,” commented David Hamblin, Managing Director. “The whole team here at AP Racing is delighted with this weekend’s result and this achievement is a testament to their continued hard work”.
The company said, “Despite our success, there will be no let-up in the hard work for AP Racing, who will continue to create innovative products for the pinnacle of motorsport, which can be transferred down to all their product line, from OEM to Special Vehicles.
“As a company we look forward to many more victories in the years to come.”
AP Racing is the leading manufacturer of performance brake and clutch systems for road and race cars.
The core product range includes clutches, calipers, discs, pads, master cylinders, pedal boxes and air jacks, as well as road and competition brake systems for motorcycles.