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Mercedes, PETRONAS Announce Multi-Year Extension

Mercedes, PETRONAS Announce Multi-Year Extension

The Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team has announced a multi-year title and technical partnership extension with energy group, PETRONAS, from the 2026 season and beyond.

The deal will come into effect for F1’s 2026 engine regulations and aims to solidify Mercedes’ commitment to a sustainable future.

Commenting on the extension, Mercedes F1 team principal and CEO, Toto Wolff, said: “Today we are doing something a little bit unusual – announcing a partnership that will begin in four years’ time. This sends an important message: our team and PETRONAS are no longer just partners, we are family, and we will be one team for many more years to come.”

“From 2026, advanced sustainable fuel will be at the heart of F1 performance – and this gives us a fantastic opportunity to demonstrate our expertise in this domain, through both the power unit and PETRONAS Fluid Technology Solutions™.

“We are excited to be racing into the future alongside PETRONAS, with the ambition to set the standard once again, in our on-track performance and by pioneering the transition of a global sports team to a net-zero future,” he said.

PETRONAS president, Datuk Tengku Muhammad Taufik, added: “What you are witnessing today bears testimony to the shared conviction of both PETRONAS and the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team:  that the synergy and shared ambition of both parties will deliver a pathway to responsibly provide the sports and our customers with energy that is cleaner and more sustainable.”

“Given the accumulated experience as a team over the last decade, and the technical capabilities and expertise sourced from our combined talents, PETRONAS looks forward to charting the next chapter with a focus on advanced sustainable fuel for Mercedes and its customer teams.

“Together with our partners, PETRONAS will keep pushing boundaries with our Fluid Technology Solutions™ through innovative offerings.

“At the heart of our efforts will be sustainability – as we all progress towards a lower-carbon future,” he said.

The announcement comes the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team released a sustainability report, which highlights the team’s initiatives on and off the track to create a more inclusive, diverse, and eco-friendly company.

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