Netherlands: Shell company which has been alongside Scuderia Ferrari for more than 450 races on track as technical support has confirmed that it will extend its contract further five years from 2011.
The Scuderia Ferrari- Shell collabration with its technical partnership is already a record breaking one with 450th race which was held in Melbourne, Australia in March.
The Shell Technical Partnership with Ferrari is regarded as the most successful partnership which has been formed for over 60 years now in the world of Formula One, with 12 Drivers' titles and 10 Constructors' titles together. Shell works alongside Ferrari to further establish an ongoing legacy of success in motorsport. Follow all the action in the 2010 Formula One season.
According to shell official website, “Shell has been crucial in our victories, particularly in the last 15 years," said Luca di Montezemolo, Chairman of Ferrari and the Fiat Group. “When the competition has been very tight, one tenth, two tenths, the work with Shell has been crucial to gain what was necessary to be competitive. The relationship between our people and Shell people in the factory and at the track is very important and it has always been excellent."
The passion between Scuderia Ferrari and Shell has produced many legens on the track like Juan Manuel Fangio and Michael Schumacher.