Stezzano, Italy, (March 6, 2018) – Brembo SpA is proud to announce that it has been appointed by Spark Racing Technology (SRT), the exclusive FIA Formula E supplier of chassis’ for the season five (2018-2019), six (2019-2020) and seven (2020-2021), as the exclusive supplier of the whole braking system to include calipers, carbon rotors and pads. The new single-seater was presented today at the Geneva Auto Show.
Alberto Bombassei, chairman of Brembo, commented: “I am particularly satisfied for this achievement because it represents the final crowning of Brembo’s strong and continued commitment, and in particular of the Racing and R&D groups, to the development and production of the system selected by SRT, which I want to personally thank for the trust granted to Brembo.
“For a company that has always been focused on continuous innovation like Brembo, Spark’s single-seater for the FIA Formula E series represents an incomparable ‘mobile lab’ for the development of technology applied to the electric car, which is the real future challenge for the automotive sector, if not already present. In such perspective we are also glad to be sharing and supporting FIA’s vision and commitment to the sustainability of motorsports and road safety”.
About Brembo SpA
Brembo SpA is the world leader and acknowledged innovator of disc brake technology for automotive vehicles. Brembo supplies high performance brake systems for the most important manufacturers of cars, commercial vehicles and motorbikes worldwide,as well as clutches and other components for racing. Brembo is also a leader in the racing sector and has won more than 300 championships. Today the company operates in 15 countries on 3 continents, with 23 production and business sites, and a pool of over 9.000 employees, about 10% of whom are engineers and product specialists active in the R&D. 2017 turnover is € 2,463.6 million (12.31.2017). Brembo is the owner of the Brembo, Breco, AP, Bybre, and Marchesini brands and operates through the AP Racing brand.