Mercedes-AMG Formula One partners with AMD

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Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team has signed a multi-year partnership agreement with high-performance computing company AMD. The new partnership will see the team pilot the use of AMD solutions to optimize various workstreams.

“At AMD, we are at our best when we create disruptive technologies that push the envelope of what is possible in high-performance computing,” said John Taylor, chief marketing officer at AMD. “We are thrilled to join forces with the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team, a team operating at the cutting edge of technology.”

The new partnership will see the AMD logo on both sides of the cockpit of the team’s 2020 car, on the drivers’ race suits and team clothing and on the engineering station. The Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team will run its 2020 F1 car for the first time on February 14, 2020.

Toto Wolff, team principal and CEO of the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team, added, “We are delighted to have AMD join our team as a partner and we look forward to the journey ahead of us as we explore sophisticated solutions to unlock untapped performance potential.”

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