BMW Motorsport Sponsors

BMW
MOTORSPORT
PARTNERS.

An overview of all the sponsors.

BMW
MOTORSPORT
PARTNERS.

An overview of all the sponsors.

BMW <br />Motorsport <br />Partners.An overview of all the sponsors.
Akrapovic

AKRAPOVIC.

Akrapovič is the leading manufacturer of premium exhaust systems for motorcycles
and performance cars. It is also a leader in carbon components and the innovative use of superalloys. Akrapovič exhaust systems are renowned for their design, lightweight construction and durability, as well as their impact on performance and sound. Available for a range of BMW models as aftermarket products, Akrapovič exhausts enhance performance, torque and sound. The systems are available in titanium or stainless steel, with exquisite carbon fibre or titanium tailpipes. Founded in 1991 by former motorcycle racer Igor Akrapovič, the brand has grown to international prominence through the successful support of leading racing teams.

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Amplus

BECKER CARBON.

It is not all about the components; the main thing is to form these carbon parts – that is our claim. If we have success and the weight, stiffness and strength surpass by far the original components it is a personal sense of achievement. It is specially that we produce components which will be able because of their application.
“Innovation through competence” – nearly since two decades BECKER CARBON is one of the leading companies in the range of processing fibre composites materials. Highest quality standards, competence and continuous development is the result of satisfied and longstanding customers in the range of car & bike, aerospace industry, medical & rehabilitation equipment and mechanical & measurement engineering.
You have an idea, data set or model – we offer professional solving, approach & know-how. The owner-managed company with nearly 120 employees stands for highest demands, competence and continuous development.

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BMW Bank

BMW FINANCIAL SERVICES/BMW BANK.

BMW Bank GmbH is one of the leading automobile banks in Germany with an affiliated company in France and with branches in Italy, Spain and Portugal. Over 1,280 employees look after about 1.2 million customers (status: 31.12.2018). The products for business and private customers range from the financing, leasing and insurance of automobiles and motorcycles to customised asset management offerings. The company has total assets of 26.6 billion euros and total bank deposits of about 9.1 billion euros (status: 31.12.2017).
BMW Bank GmbH is part of BMW Group Financial Services. Virtually every second new BMW and MINI is financed or leased via BMW Group Financial Services. BMW Bank has been “Premium Partner BMW Motorsport” since 2012 and is proud to be in its eighth season in the DTM.

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BMW Driving Experience

BMW DRIVING EXPERIENCE.

Every BMW Driving Experience is a unique driving experience. This is mainly due to our experienced BMW instructors - as well as the wide range of training and tour courses and the exclusive choice of venues. As engineers, designers or racing drivers, our BMW instructors know exactly what counts when it comes to driving and they pass on this knowledge to the participants – both in theory and practice. Experience ‘sheer driving pleasure’ first hand in a short timeframe.

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BMW M

BMW M.

BMW M GmbH has recorded many successes in its 45-year history – on international race tracks and for customers who live individuality and speed on a daily basis. BMW M GmbH is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BMW AG and enjoys the status of an independent car maker. With products and services in the lines of business BMW M Automobile, BMW Individual, M Equipment and Packages, BMW and MINI Driving Experience as well as emergency cars and special cars, it is placed to attract customers with particularly high demands regarding the performance, exclusivity and individuality of their automobile. The M is not just one of the strongest letters in the world, but is also a global synonym for motorsport success and represents the passion for high-performance sports car in normal road use.

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CATL

BMW M PERFORMANCE PARTS.

With the components and products from BMW M Performance Parts, the motorsport DNA from BMW is clearly felt, even off the racetrack. Developed with motorsport expertise, perfectly tailored to the respective model, and combinable to meet individual requirements – that is the range from BMW M Performance Parts. Exclusive materials like Alcantara and carbon fibre as well as first-class quality guarantee not only visual highlights, but also perfect dynamics. The retrofit components for the drive train, chassis, aerodynamics and cockpit significantly improve driving dynamics and underline the sporty tone of both the exterior appearance and the interior ambience of the car in question.

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CATL

CATL.

CATL is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of energy storage systems. The Chinese company was founded in 2011 in Ningde. For its worldwide customers CATL develops and distributes high-power lithium ion batteries for electric vehicles and electric buses, as well as stationary energy storage systems. Based on the very latest materials, the batteries and systems guarantee maximum safety, reliability, quality and charging efficiency. CATL’s goal is to develop advanced concepts and technologies, with which it is possible to advance the green energy revolution.

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H&R

H&R.

H&R Spezialfedern GmbH & Co. KG is one of the world‘s leading manufacturers of highquality suspension components with applications for over 3,000 vehicle models. H&R stands for an intensive technology transfer from international motorsports to the development of innovative suspension components for road vehicles. Leading teams from Formula 1, DTM, the long-distance classics Le Mans and Nürburgring as well as other racing series rely on H&R technology, and so does the automotive industry. Around 100 employees develop and produce height adjustable springs, sport springs, shock absorbers, sport and coilover suspensions, wheel spacers, stabilisers and electronic lowering systems. H&R also manufactures compression and tension springs for industrial applications. H&R quality products are manufactured 100 percent in Germany. H&R is represented by its own subsidiary in North America. The new high rack warehouse, which was completed just two years ago, has a capacity of more than 1,000 pallet storage positions in order to serve the North American and Canadian markets.
With H&R Medizintechnik, the spring manufacturer is devoting itself to a completely different field of activity. The BONEHELIX, developed in collaboration with a renowned surgeon, is a revolutionary, limited flexibility medullary cavity stabiliser which is used for diverse fractures. Due to its design, the BONEHELIX implant ensures shorter surgery times and rapid healing. BONEHELIX is patented worldwide and has been successfully used in hundreds of operations.

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JiVS

JiVS.

Since its foundation in 1996, Data Migration Services AG headquartered in Kreuzlingen, Switzerland, has been focusing on data migration and management. With JiVS, its information management platform, Data Migration Services helps businesses manage the complete lifecycle of corporate information independently of systems and applications. JiVS is capable of migrating, historicizing and providing data and information. In particular, JiVS allows for the retirement and decommissioning of legacy systems providing cost efficiency as well as flexibility and agility to numerous customers such as ABB, ABInBev, ALSTOM, Mercedes, General Electric, Commerzbank, and Deutsche Telekom. With JiVS, customers can start their race to SAP C/4HANA and SAP S/4HANA etc. from pole position and arrive at the finish line more efficiently, more securely and more cost-effectively. The operating costs of JiVS are usually 80 percent below those for the continued operation of legacy systems. In addition, more than 1,000 successful JiVS projects worldwide have demonstrated that the volume of data to be migrated can be reduced by up to 80 percent. Overall, companies can typically reduce their migration efforts to SAP’s new software generation by 50 percent, continuously streamline their new SAP C/4HANA and SAP S/4HANA systems and significantly lower the corresponding operating costs while retaining access to their data and documents 100 percent and assuring legal compliance.

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Michelin

MICHELIN.

Michelin has been involved in motorsport for more than 100 years as the leading tire manufacturer worldwide. Recently, for instance, the French company revolutionized Endurance racing worldwide by reducing dramatically the quantity of tires used during the events, while increasing the performance at the same time. Thanks to a continuous knowledge transfer between series production and motorsport, both areas have been supporting each other successfully for years. The brand with the Michelin Man has been a reliable racing sports partner of BMW for years.

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Oakley

OAKLEY.

Founded in 1975 and based in southern California, Oakley is one of the world’s leading eyewear and sporting brands. Oakley currently holds over 750 patents and employs product developers, inventors, idealists and scientists who apply their specialist knowledge to the development of products and innovations that provide the inspiration for sporting performance. This philosophy has made Oakley a peerless cult brand in the market, with products used by world-class sportsmen and women around the world as they perform at the highest level possible. Oakley is renowned for PRIZM, a revolutionary glass technology that optimises vision and therefore sporting performance with extremely precise colour tuning for specific environments. As the leading global producer of sports glasses, Oakley has expanded its successful technologies to includes the clothing and accessories areas. Oakley has a range of product lines for men and women in Sports Performance, Active and Lifestyle categories. Oakley is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Luxottica Group.

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Osram

OSRAM.

OSRAM with headquarters in Munich, Germany is a globally leading high-tech company with a history spanning more than 110 years. Primarily semiconductor-based products enable a wide diversity of applications ranging from virtual reality to autonomous driving and from smartphones to networked, intelligent lighting solutions in buildings and cities. OSRAM utilises the infinite possibilities of light to improve the lives of people and societies. With OSRAM innovations we will not only see better in the future but also communicate, travel, work and live better. OSRAM had approximately 26,400 employees worldwide with turnover exceeding 4.1 billion euros to the end of fiscal year 2017 (30 September). The company is listed on the Frankfurt am Main and Munich stock exchanges under WKN: LED 400 (stock exchange symbol: OSR).

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Panasonic

PANASONIC.

Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development of diverse electronics technologies and solutions for customers in the consumer electronics, housing, automotive, and B2B businesses. Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2018, the company has expanded globally and now operates 495 subsidiaries and 91 associated companies worldwide, recording consolidated net sales of 7.343 trillion yen / 56.3 billion EUR for the year ended March 31, 2017. Committed to pursuing new value through innovation across divisional lines, the company uses its technologies to create a better life and a better world for its customers. Panasonic offers systems and technology focused on making mobility more comfortable, safer and more eco-friendly. From entertainment systems to green energy solutions.

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Pennzoil

PENNZOIL.

About Shell Lubricants.

Shell Lubricants produces and sells a wide range of lubricants catered to a wide range of customers in over 100 countries – from consumers to business customers. We produce lubricants used in sectors such as consumer motoring, heavy duty transport, mining, power generation, general manufacturing. Our brands include Pennzoil, Quaker State, Shell Helix, Shell Advance, Shell Rotella and Shell Rimula, Shell Tellus and Shell Gadus. Our robust supply chain allows us to bring our products to customers globally. This includes four base oil plants, 31 lubricants blending (and packaging) plants and 9 grease production plant across the globe. Shell’s strong heritage in technology for lubricants traces back to more than 70 years. We have over 200 scientists and engineers that work in specialised technical centres for lubricants in China, Japan, Germany and the US. We hold over 150 patents for base oils, lubricants and greases and carry out millions of trials every year. Our partnerships with OEMs help us to continue to work on producing high quality lubricants.
Our involvement in Motorsport, among others with BMW Motorsport, provides us a test bed to bring race quality lubricants to customers on the road. We also offer a wide range of technical services to our customers, namely Shell LubeMatch, Shell LubeAdvisor and Shell LubeChat.

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Puma

PUMA.

PUMA is one of the world’s leading sports brands, designing, developing, selling and marketing footwear, apparel and accessories. For over 65 years, PUMA has been producing the most innovative products for the fastest athletes on the planet. PUMA offers performance and sport-inspired lifestyle products in categories such as football, running and training, golf, and motorsport. PUMA engages in exciting collaborations with renowned designers like STAPLE, STAMPD and TRAPSTAR to bring innovative and fast designs to the sports world. The PUMA Group owns the brands PUMA and COBRA Golf as well the subsidiary Dobotex. PUMA distributes its products in more than 120 countries, employs more than 13,000 people worldwide and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach/Germany.

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Randstad

RANDSTAD.

With an average 58,000 employees, 500 branches in about 300 cities, and a turnover of approximately 2,1 billion Euros (2016), the Randstad Group is the leading personnel service provider in Germany. Randstad provides companies in various industries with comprehensive personnel service concepts. As well as the classic temporary work, Randstad's portfolio also includes Recruitment, HR Solutions and Inhouse Services divisions. Randstad has been active in Germany for almost 50 years and belongs to the Dutch Randstad Holding nv: with a total turnover of around 20 billion Euros (2016), about 5000,000 employees working every day, and 4,700 branches in over 40 countries, Randstad is one of the largest personnel service providers in the world.

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RoboMarkets

ROBOMARKETS.

RoboMarkets, established in 2012 is a multi-asset broker offering 8 asset types and more than 11,700 instruments for trading. The company has grown rapidly in the past years and provides professional services for institutional and retail clients from Europe. Clients get access to professional trading platforms and cutting-edge proprietary technologies. RoboMarkets multilingual customer support works 24/7.

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Schaeffler

SCHAEFFLER.

The Schaeffler Group is a global automotive and industrial supplier. By delivering high-precision components and systems in engine, transmission, and chassis applications, as well as rolling and plain bearing solutions for a large number of industrial applications, the Schaeffler Group is already shaping “Mobility for tomorrow” to a significant degree. The technology company generated sales of approximately 14.2 billion Euros in 2018. With around 92,500 employees, Schaeffler is one of the world’s largest family companies and, with approximately 170 locations in over 50 countries, has a worldwide network of manufacturing locations, research and development facilities, and sales companies. With more than 2,400 patent registrations in 2018, Schaeffler is Germany’s second most innovative company according to the DPMA (German Patent and Trademark Office).

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Shell

SHELL.

About Shell Lubricants.

Shell Lubricants produces and sells a wide range of lubricants catered to a wide range of customers in over 100 countries – from consumers to business customers. We produce lubricants used in sectors such as consumer motoring, heavy duty transport, mining, power generation, general manufacturing. Our brands include Pennzoil, Quaker State, Shell Helix, Shell Advance, Shell Rotella and Shell Rimula, Shell Tellus and Shell Gadus. Our robust supply chain allows us to bring our products to customers globally. This includes four base oil plants, 31 lubricants blending (and packaging) plants and 9 grease production plant across the globe. Shell’s strong heritage in technology for lubricants traces back to more than 70 years. We have over 200 scientists and engineers that work in specialised technical centres for lubricants in China, Japan, Germany and the US. We hold over 150 patents for base oils, lubricants and greases and carry out millions of trials every year. Our partnerships with OEMs help us to continue to work on producing high quality lubricants.
Our involvement in Motorsport, among others with BMW Motorsport, provides us a test bed to bring race quality lubricants to customers on the road. We also offer a wide range of technical services to our customers, namely Shell LubeMatch, Shell LubeAdvisor and Shell LubeChat.

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ZF

ZF.

ZF is a global technology company and supplies systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. With its comprehensive technology portfolio, the company offers integrated solutions for established vehicle manufacturers, mobility providers and start-up companies in the fields of transportation and mobility. ZF continually enhances its systems in the areas of digital connectivity and automation in order to allow vehicles to see, think and act. In 2018, ZF achieved sales of €36.9 billion. The company has a global workforce of 149,000 with approximately 230 locations in 40 countries. ZF invests over six percent of its sales in research and development annually. ZF and BMW enjoy a historic partnership at the highest level, because nowhere else can ZF demonstrate the capacity of its components better than in motorsport. ZF collaborates with BMW on the road car range, but also develops customised racing clutches and shock absorbers for the DTM, Formula E, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and at the 24h Nürburgring as Premium Partner BMW M Motorsport. The experience gained in racing is used in research and development work for the automotive industry, providing many advantages for each and every BMW driver.

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