OMP technical partner of the TCR International Series
20 February 2015
OMP has been named as a technical partner for the 2015 TCR International Series, the new global Touring Car series promoted by WSC Ltd.
Founded in 1973 in Genoa, OMP is a leading Italian company for design and creation of safety components for the car-racing sector (fire-resistant suits, seats, steering wheels, safety belts, etc.).
OMP is one of the few companies in the world able to offer a complete range of articles dedicated to racecars and driver’s safety, with over 5000 products in our catalogue.
Among the many aces who have worn OMP clothing over the years are Carlos Sainz, Ayrton Senna, Nigel Mansell, Gerhard Berger, Tommi Mäkinen, Michael Schumacher, Yvan Muller, Gabriele Tarquini, Rob Huff, Petter Solberg, Sébastien Ogier and many others.
Marcello Lotti, CEO of WSC, commented: “Winning support from an acclaimed motorsport brand such as OMP gives further prestige to the TCR International Series. We are extremely grateful to the OMP board for their decision to support the series in its maiden season.”
PaoloDelprato, CEO of OMP commented: “We trust the TCR project and we feel that it is the most innovative programme in the motorsport world over the last years. Its international nature and ambitious targets match perfectly the global and winning philosophy of OMP.”
Thanks to the cooperation between OMP and WSC Ltd, an OMP Trophy will award prize money to the competitors in the 2015 TCR International Series. Classification for the OMP Trophy will be based on the points scored in the Drivers’ Championship, increased by a series of coefficients determined by the different levels of OMP equipment used by each driver or installed in his/her car.
Details of the trophy’s regulations will be unveiled in due course.
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