INEOS and Mercedes in performance partnership

The AC75 INEOS TEAM UK race boat Photo: INEOS TEAM UK The AC75 INEOS TEAM UK race boat Photo: INEOS TEAM UK

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport and INEOS, in collaboration with Team INEOS cycling and INEOS TEAM UK sailing, have announced a new partnership to help improve performance levels on the track, road and sea.

The partnership will see the teams work together to develop and implement innovations in areas such as engineering, human science, simulation and data analysis.

“At the very heart of these three great teams lies a shared passion for racing, for winning and creating great sporting moments,” said Team INEOS team principal, Sir Dave Brailsfords.

“Our unrelenting determination to drive, sail and pedal faster and outwit the ever-improving competition will benefit hugely from this partnership. We can cross-pollinate our collective knowledge in science, technology, human performance and racing strategy to create even stronger winning environments,” he added.

INEOS TEAM UK are looking to win sports oldest international sporting trophy, the America’s Cup, using the recently launched AC75 race boat, Britannia.

Technical projects will include supporting the development of the race boat across hull and deck aerodynamics, foils, drivetrain and hydraulics, FEA, simulation and validation tools and control systems.

Also undertaken will be implementing CFD software support, the manufacture of major parts, mechanical design and fit out alongside processes for procurement, quality control and reliability management.

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