MF1 establishes partnership with WEIGL

MF1 Racing - the Formula One team owned and operated by Midland Group - is pleased to announce the signing of a three-year technical partnership with WEIGL Group AG. The independent company, which specialises in the engineering, testing and ...

MF1 Racing - the Formula One team owned and operated by Midland Group - is pleased to announce the signing of a three-year technical partnership with WEIGL Group AG. The independent company, which specialises in the engineering, testing and manufacturing of transmission and coupling components, will work closely with MF1 Racing's technical personnel on the design and construction of the team's next-generation 7- speed gearbox.

Colin Kolles, Managing Director of MF1 Racing, stated: "This is another good step forward for the team. WEIGL is deservedly famous in the automotive industry for producing some of the most advanced and reliable drivetrain components in the world."

"We are very proud to enter into this technical partnership and look forward to the performance improvements this collaboration will undoubtedly yield. I am certain MF1 Racing can learn many things from WEIGL's engineers, and vice-versa."

Franz Josef Weigl, CEO and founder of WEIGL Group AG, commented: "We are happy to have been given an opportunity to prove our excellent knowledge as a powertrain specialist by supplying the most aspiring team of the world's leading racing series."

"With MF1 Racing, we are convinced we have chosen a partner that is perfectly suited for a wide-range of collaborations aimed toward superior performance for both race and street cars. I look forward to a successful partnership and wish MF1 Racing a good start for the new racing season."

WEIGL Group AG, founded in 1979 by CEO Franz Josef Weigl, supplies components and technical expertise to some of the world's leading automotive manufacturers, including General Motors, DaimlerChrysler, Volkswagen, Audi, BMW, Porsche, Volvo and Jaguar, among others. Headquartered in Unterschleissheim near Munich, Germany, the Group is comprised of seven divisions, all of which work together to develop leading-edge mechanical concepts that can be brought to market quickly and efficiently.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Colin Kolles