Thursday, 16 April 2015

Infiniti Red Bull Racing extend partnership with FLIR

(Infiniti Red Bull Racing)

Infiniti Red Bull Racing have confirmed that they have extended their innovation partnership with FLIR.

The two year contract extension will begin this season and will see FLIR thermal cameras used to collect critical data about the car’s components and operations. Speaking about the extension of their partnership, Infiniti Red Bull Racing Team Principal Christian Horner stated:

FLIR technology has proven to be a vital part of our research and development activity throughout the 2014 season and I’m delighted that we’ve been able to renew the partnership.  FLIR’s unrivalled capabilities in this area complement our own expertise and this is another example of Infiniti Red Bull Racing seeking expertise from a best-in-class supplier to help us improve our operation.

Tom Surran, COO of FLIR commented by saying:

‘As a technology company, it is a great privilege to be part of the exciting world of Formula One, The innovation partnership has given our company the opportunity to showcase the many possibilities of thermal imaging and measurement in the demanding field of Formula One auto racing. We look forward to FLIR technology giving the Infiniti Red Bull Racing Team a key edge over its rivals.’

© Ben Johnston 2015

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