Jensen and Rubens get some decent clobber
Henri Lloyd have announced an exciting agreement with Formula 1 team Brawn GP for 2009.
The marine clothing manufacturer will be official supplier of ‘clothing and footwear technology’ to the team and drivers.
The team was formed from the ashes of the former Honda squad, with Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello as drivers.
Pre-season testing suggests their car is one of the quickest in the 2009 F1 stable.
Henri Lloyd say they will create a uniform able to adapt to the various climatic environments which the team will encounter at the seventeen races on the Grand Prix calendar.
“Founded and based in Manchester, England, Henri Lloyd is extremely proud of its British heritage and delighted to
be supporting the Brackley based British team, using the shared values of innovation and performance to continue its product development ambitions in the unique environment of Formula One,” the firm say.
The Henri Lloyd brand will appear on the BGP 001 car throughout the 2009 Formula One season.
Ross Brawn, Team Principal of Brawn GP, says: “We are delighted to welcome Henri Lloyd to Formula One and to the Brawn GP team.
“We are particularly proud to begin our association with a company which prides itself on innovation and design and we will be working hard with Henri Lloyd to produce clothing which provides the highest levels of fabric technology for our demanding working environment.
“The Brawn GP team has faced a race against time to complete our preparations for the first race of the season in Melbourne and we would like to thank Henri Lloyd for sharing our vision for the future of the team and their commitment in ensuring that the team’s identity will be so well reflected in our team clothing and merchandise this year.”
Paul Strzelecki, Joint Chief Executive of Henri Lloyd adds: “We are thrilled to announce our official partnership with Brawn GP, a team that reflects our proud British heritage and development of product innovation and technology.
“We are very excited about our future together and wish the team every success for the 2009 season.”