Williams announced a partnership with Ponos, which develops video games. Alfa Romeo has forged a technical partnership with Quintus Technologies.
The end of the season is approaching Williams and Alfa Romeo have found agreements with new sponsors. Williams is now sponsored by Ponos, a Japanese video game development studio founded in 1990. Williams said content will be created for his accounts on social networks. The Ponos logo will appear on the car baffles in Austin and it will be on the FW43 next season.
"We are pleased to announce a partnership with PONOS, a company that has always contributed to the development of culture through games," said Claire Williams, the team's assistant manager. "We are delighted to be working with this Japanese company and we want to help them achieve their goals of notoriety through the Formula One World Championship."
The partnership follows a desire from Yorikatsu Tsujiko, CEO of PONOS: "I've been interested in motorsport since I was a kid, and my admiration for Formula 1 has grown stronger," he explains. "ROKiT Williams Racing, with its prestigious history, has touched the hearts of its fans (…) and made them dream. I decided to join ROKiT Williams Racing because I saw the glorious hours of the team. I feel hope and passion and I want to share it with the world. "
Alfa Romeo partners with Quintus Technologies
Alfa Romeo announced a partnership with Quintus Technologies, the world leader in high-pressure technology. The partnership will be primarily technical. Alfa Romeo will use Quintus products for hot isostatic compaction in the manufacture of parts.
"We are proud to welcome Quintus Technologies to the Alfa Romeo Racing family," said Frédéric Vasseur, the team's boss. "This company is a leader in a critical area and many synergies can be explored between our two organizations. We look forward to seeing the innovation and quality they can bring to our team. "
Several developments are possible, especially for Sauber's activities, the structure behind Alfa Romeo, in other areas than F1.
"We are delighted to partner with a leading-edge Formula 1 team," said Jan Söderström, Managing Director of Quintus Technologies. "Working with Sauber Motorsport and Alfa Romeo Racing offers (…) Quintus a unique opportunity to show the general public how modern hot isostatic compression technologies optimize the properties of materials. "