Brembo showcases string of successes in motorsport in 2014 season

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 23 Dec 2014

Lewis Hamilton races in his Mercedes F1 W05 Hybrid in the 2014 season at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on November 23.

Brembo, the world leader in technology and production of brake systems and high performance automotive components, has showcased its technological supremacy through a string of successes in competitive motorsport competitions during the 2014 season.

The Italian company triumphed in all 19 races of the World Championship, thanks to 16 victories reached by Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team, winner of Constructors World Championship, and 3 victories obtained by Red Bull Racing team.

In detail, 11 are the successes achieved by Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team), winner of Drivers World Championship, five wins by Nico Rosberg (Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team) and three by Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull Racing).

Involved in Formula One since 1975, Brembo has reached a total of 20 World Championship Drivers’ titles and 25 World Championship Constructors’ titles divided in this way: 14 with Scuderia Ferrari, 4 with Red Bull Racing, 3 with McLaren Honda, 2 with Benetton Renault, 1 with Brawn GP and 1 with Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team.

In the 2014 season the Italian company has supplied brake systems to seven teams involved in Formula One: Caterham F1 Team, Infiniti Red Bull Racing, Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team, Sahara Force India F1 Team, Sauber F1 Team, Scuderia Ferrari and Scuderia Toro Rosso.

Total domination in two-wheel racing of MotoGP World Championship, as 12 of the 13 teams involved in the 2014 MotoGP season and 21 of the 23 riders have used Brembo brake systems fitted to their machines.

Brembo has contributed to the second consecutive world title won by Marc Marquez with Repsol Honda team, achieved thanks to a total of 13 victories, while Honda team gained Constructors Title.

Brembo ‘en plein’ was completed by two victories by Valentino Rossi (Yamaha Factory Racing), two wins by Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha Factory Racing) and one win by Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda).

The Italian company has worked in close cooperation with the leading global manufacturers of cars and motorcycles, investing commitment in research and development of highly innovative and technologically advanced products, designed to guarantee high performances, maximum reliability and safety.

Photograph courtesy: LAT Photographic