Racing Force Group signs partnership deal with FIA WEC and 24 Hours of Le Mans
OMP is now the exclusive supplier of firesuits and safety equipment for track and medical staff for the FIA WEC.
The Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO), Le Mans Endurance Management (LMEM) and Racing Force Group are delighted to announce the signature of a multi-year partnership agreement for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the European Le Mans Series (ELMS).
From the 2023 season, OMP – a Racing Force Group brand – will supply firesuits and safety equipment to the ACO and LMEM to protect their marshals, safety car drivers, members of the medical teams, TV production and communication staff, and security personnel.
The FIA WEC, now in its 11th season, is the world’s premier international sportscar championship. The WEC offers manufacturers real-world relevance for advances in road car design and crossover technology, performance and safety.
The 24 Hours of Le Mans – widely considered to be the world’s greatest endurance race – has just celebrated its centenary, attracting over 325,000 spectators to the festivities. Visitors could admire and acquire Racing Force Group products in the fan zone at the heart of the 24 Hours of Le Mans village.
Stéphane Andriolo, Customer and Events Director, Automobile Club de l'Ouest: We are thrilled to finalise this partnership with a true global brand with a reputation for quality. Endurance has powered into a new era and we are delighted to have the backing of new partners to support our development. I’d like to thank Racing Force Group for their trust and commitment to this venture.
Luigi Rossi, Marketing Manager, Racing Force Group: We are delighted to kick off this partnership with the ACO and LMEM to supply racing suits for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the FIA WEC and the ELMS. We are more enthusiastic than ever, considering how racing fans have embraced the Hypercar class and seeing the impact of this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans. We shall put all our experience into supplying the best products around for ACO and LMEM staff working on the track, in the pit lane and in the paddock.