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Williams Racing Teams Up with PUMA in Game-Changing Multi-Year Partnership

In a major move for Formula 1, Williams Racing has announced a significant multi-year partnership with sports apparel giant PUMA. This collaboration, set to commence from the 2024 season, marks a pivotal moment in blending high-performance racing with cutting-edge athletic apparel.

Key Takeaways:

  • Strategic Alliance: Williams Racing and PUMA kick off a multi-year partnership from the 2024 Formula 1 season. PUMA will provide official team and driver racewear and will also create and distribute replica gear.
  • Expanded Reach: PUMA’s subsidiary, stichd, takes the helm in designing, producing, and globally distributing Williams Racing replica apparel and accessories. This move aims to enhance the global presence and appeal of the Williams Racing brand.
  • Synergistic Vision: Combining over 75 years of PUMA’s innovation in athletic wear with Williams Racing’s rich motorsport heritage, the partnership aims to deliver state-of-the-art teamwear meeting FIA fire protection standards, while embodying a shared passion for motorsport and a vision for a progressive future in racing.

Williams Racing’s announcement of their multi-year partnership with PUMA is set to revolutionize the world of Formula 1 from the 2024 season onwards. This collaboration positions PUMA as the Official Partner of Williams Racing, a move that melds the realms of high-performance motorsport and innovative athletic apparel.

Paul Asencio, Chief Revenue Officer at Williams Racing, emphasized the alignment of values between the two entities, stating: “Williams Racing is honoured to welcome PUMA as an official partner. PUMA’s dedication to excellence and performance in motorsport perfectly complements our team’s values. We look forward to bringing the thrill of Formula 1 closer to fans worldwide through an exciting new range of apparel and accessories from 2024 and beyond.”

Johan Adamsson, Global Director of Sports Marketing & Sports Licensing at PUMA, echoed this sentiment, highlighting the symbiotic relationship: “We are excited to start this new collaboration which is a perfect fit for PUMA with Williams Racing long-lasting and successful legacy in Formula One. The iconic and prestigious attitude of Williams Racing supports and fosters PUMA´s visibility and approach to be the number one sports brand in Motorsport. We will supply the best standards of race gear and teamwear to the drivers and team and together with our subsidiary stichd we will offer replica and fanwear to the avid Williams Racing fans, consumers and Motorsport enthusiasts from 2024 onwards.”

This partnership extends beyond mere team and driver apparel. With PUMA’s subsidiary, stichd, at the forefront of design and distribution, Williams Racing’s replica team kit, special edition team attire, and Williams-inspired pieces will now reach a broader audience. Available not just at race tracks but also in select PUMA stores, this strategic move promises to significantly elevate the global footprint of the Williams Racing brand and foster a deeper connection with fans and followers of the sport. This collaboration is more than a sponsorship; it’s a testament to the shared values and visions of both Williams Racing and PUMA, striving together to push the boundaries of what’s possible in the world of motorsport apparel.

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