30 January 2015
TUMI to provide travel products to the team for 2015 onwards
The MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team and leading global travel lifestyle brand, TUMI, today announce a new partnership for the 2015 Formula One season onwards.
TUMI, a global leader in travel lifestyle, are renowned for providing their customers with beautiful and world-class business and travel products designed to uncomplicate and upgrade all aspects of their life on the move; a perfect match for the requirements of MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS as the team follows the global Formula One calendar.
Becoming an Official Team Supplier, TUMI will be providing the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS team exclusively with TUMI premium Tegra-LiteŽ and Alpha 2 products.
Jerome Griffith, Chief Executive Officer and President of TUMI
"TUMI is delighted and proud to be a partner of the MERCEDES PETRONAS Formula One Team and look forward to evolving our relationship over the coming years. The unity between our two companies embodies the sophistication, creativity and innovative design which characterises both brands. As leaders in our respective fields, MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS and TUMI create a powerful synergy that expresses our shared dedication for outstanding performance. We anticipate with enthusiasm the team's continued success and a rewarding experience together."
Toto Wolff, Head of Mercedes-Benz Motorsport
"We are very pleased to announce our new partnership with TUMI and welcome them to the team as an Official Supplier just as the Formula One track action begins again with the first pre-season test taking place in Spain next week. The demands of travelling around the globe to 20 Grands Prix locations requires a premium travel product, and we are delighted that the team will benefit from TUMI's expertise in design excellence, innovation and functionality."
Since 1975, TUMI has been creating world-class business and travel essentials, designed to upgrade, uncomplicate, and beautify all aspects of life on the move. Blending flawless functionality with a spirit of ingenuity, we're committed to empowering journeys as a lifelong partner to movers and makers in pursuit of their passions. Designed in America, for Global Citizens everywhere. The brand is sold in over 260 stores from New York to Paris to London and Tokyo, as well as the world's top department and specialty stores and travel retail in more than 75 countries.