Sauber has opted for Mercedes-Benz trucks

As of January 2002, the Commercial Vehicle Division of DaimlerChrysler Schweiz AG is to become a technical supplier to the Swiss SAUBER PETRONAS Formula 1 Team. "Success in Formula 1 means getting the whole package right. In the sector of ...

As of January 2002, the Commercial Vehicle Division of DaimlerChrysler Schweiz AG is to become a technical supplier to the Swiss SAUBER PETRONAS Formula 1 Team.

"Success in Formula 1 means getting the whole package right. In the sector of logistics, DaimlerChrysler offers us optimum support so that the Formula 1 vehicles and equipment can be delivered on time. Whether we are off to Monza or trucking the 2,300 kilometres to the test in Jerez, the Mercedes-Benz Actros semitrailer trucks are a reliable and safe means of transport with comfortable cabs for the truckers. Should a problem crop up at any time nevertheless, the excellent servicing network throughout the EU can help us", in the words of Peter Sauber.

The features of the Mercedes-Benz Actros semitrailer trucks, the flagship of the truck fleet with the star, such as powerful, performance-optimised and consumption-optimised engines, and the unparalleled safety features, such as the time-proven Telligent® proximity control function, the Telligent® Lane Assist function and the Telligent® brake system, are synonymous with the SAUBER PETRONAS Formula 1 Team's quality demands and precision.

In the words of Wilfried Steffen, CEO of DaimlerChrysler Schweiz AG: "We are proud to be able to assist the SAUBER PETRONAS Formula 1 Team with our trucks as of this year and are also confident of building a successful partnership. Precision, speed and safety are crucial on a race track. The same requirements apply for the transportation of all the race material - reliability, an optimum fuel consumption and safety - like Mercedes-Benz trucks".

- www.mercedes-benz.ch

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Peter Sauber
Teams Mercedes , Sauber