Posted on June 3, 2013

The first production model of the Infiniti Q50, which was tested and evaluated by three time world champion Sebastian Vettel, has rolled off the assembly line at the manufacturer’s Tochigi production plant. The Q50 is the first of a new generation of Infiniti cars which premiered at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January and aims to set new benchmarks in terms of styling, advanced technology and performance. Vettel, 25, spent time with Infiniti engineers in Japan early in the development process to give them feedback on chassis dynamics, performance and handling. Along with Red Bull reserve More…

Posted on November 25, 2012

A week after celebrating its third consecutive Constructors’ Championship, Red Bull Racing has today announced that its partner Infiniti is to become the title sponsor in 2013. With the global economy still not recovered from the financial crisis of the late 2000s, there are only four title sponsors currently among the 12 teams on the grid. This is quite a change from ten years ago. This latest move is significant as it means that less of the total budget, one of the highest in F1, is paid by the parent drinks company. It also shows that other brands can benefit More…

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