Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with around 90,000 employees in more than 100 countries and territories. The Group is engaged in the business of Exploration and Production, Gas & Power, Oil Products, Chemicals, Renewables, Trading, and other activities. Shell is one of the largest retail networks in the world, with 45,000 service stations, which serve on a daily basis about 10 million customers. The Group innovative approach ensures Shell to help tackle the challenges of the new energy future.
As Ferrari’s technical partner, Shell develops and supplies fuel and oils to the most successful Formula 1 team in history. It is a relationship that helps Ferrari stay at the front of the grid, and Shell customers to enjoy a fuel and motor oil developed for the pinnacle of motorsport. The learnings made together with Ferrari on the track are indeed transferred directly to the products available to customers, such as Shell V-Power fuel and Shell Helix lubricants. However, Shell’s role as Ferrari’s exclusive technical partner for fuels and lubricants extends beyond Formula 1. Within the epicenter of Ferrari’s road car production, Shell specialists are able to work alongside Ferrari production engineers. Shell has been involved in the development of the latest Ferrari V8 engines. Every Ferrari that leaves the production line, from the 458 Italia to the more recent Ferrari Four, is furthermore fuelled by Shell V-Power and lubricated by Shell Helix.
Over the past 60 years, Shell has used the partnership with Ferrari as a hot bed for new technologies and has transferred them continuously from track to road. Shell was on board when Enzo Ferrari established the legendary company Ferrari S.p.A in 1947. When the very first Ferrari drove out of the factory gates in Maranello, it was already powered and protected by Shell. The technical partners have continued to excel in many famous motor-racing events, from the tight turns of the Monaco Grand Prix to the endurance and darkness of the Le Mans 24-hour race. The Ferrari Challenge being part of one of these racing experiences. This unique Shell’s experience and knowledge gives Ferrari a crucial edge on the track.
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