Magneti Marelli renews partnership with SPM

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Global Tier One automotive supplier, Magneti Marelli announced today that it has renewed its partnership with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) for the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season. This marks the third consecutive season that Magneti Marelli has supported the SPM Team.

Magneti Marelli Motorsport provides powertrain technology and fuel components to different teams in the Verizon IndyCar series, and is a technical partner of Honda Performance Development. SPM will continue to utilize fuel system and ignition system components supplied by Marelli.

“Our relationship with SPM has been extremely rewarding, from the technological side,” said Roberto Dalla, head of Magneti Marelli Motorsport. “We are proud to support the SPM team with our technical solutions and to use this experience to grow in the application of new technologies in the motorsport arena”.

SPM Team owner Sam Schmidt also expressed his excitement over the renewed partnership.

“We are pleased that Magneti Marelli has renewed its partnership with SPM for the third consecutive year,” said Schmidt. “The company is a major force in the automotive industry as a ‘Tier One’ supplier to many manufacturers, so we are proud to represent its brand in the Verizon IndyCar Series.”

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John joined UKi Media & Events in 2012 and has worked across a range of B2B titles within the company's automotive portfolio. Prior to joining the company, John worked for leading automotive design website, Car Design News. Currently editor of Engine Technology International, Professional MotorSport World, Professional MotorSport Circuit, and Transmission Technology International, John co-ordinates the day-the-day operations of each magazine, from commissioning and writing to editing and signing-off, as well managing web and social media content. Aside from the magazines, John also serves as chairman of the annual Professional MotorSport World Awards.

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