Ravenol in Motorsport
Our main technical partnership again this year is with the SportPesa Racing Point F1 Team, which despite a modest budget has grown to become one of the best known teams on the F1 grid. Drivers Sergio “Checo” Perez and Lance Stroll have the RAVENOL logo on the left arm of their race suits and team clothing, and the “Pink Panther” car has the RAVENOL logo on the black barge boards.
The Pirelli Welsh Rally Championship comprises of nine rounds run entirely on gravel/forest roads. Many types of vehicle are eligible with eleven classes, Group N, 2WD challenge and an exciting Junior category. Look out for RAVENOL stickers on competitor’s cars and RAVENOL banners at events.
New for 2019 is our partnership with the KNC Groundworks Scottish Rally Championship. The series includes 7 rounds taking place on forest gravel tracks across Scotland. Cars competing win the RAVENOL Scottish Challenge will display additional RAVENOL stickers on the cars.
Together with our long-term partner, BRITPART, we will be the Title Sponsors of the AWDC Safari Championship 2019. Titled the AWDC BRITPART RAVENOL Safari Championship, it will have full TV coverage as well as individual round prizes donated by ourselves.
We are continuing our partnership with British Touring Car team BTC Racing for another year and are looking forward to seeing how the Honda Civic Type R's get on with drivers Chris Smiley and Josh Cook at the wheel. Look out for the RAVENOL logos on the sideboards.
The Formula European Master is the replacement for the Formula 3 European Championship. Following another of RAVENOL's partners, the DTM, it features many races in Germany, Keep an eye out for RAVENOL’s logo on the podium back board.
The Milltek Sport Volkswagen Racing Cup is a supporting category of the British GT Championship, as well as selected races of the new TCR UK Championship. BTCC fans take note – it’s a major feeder series and many teams have a presence. RAVENOL provides the podium prizes and our logo is on the podium back board.
As well hosting one of the best known stages on WRC Wales Rally GB, the Sweet Lamb Rally Complex also offers over 20 miles of world class gravel and tarmac road stages, ideally suited to testing all aspects of rally cars and off-road vehicles. RAVENOL has banners on the entrance gates and on front wall of the main complex building.
The 24 Hours Nürburgring is a 24-hour annual touring car and GT endurance racing event on the Nordschleife of the Nürburgring in central Germany. You can’t miss the brightly coloured RAVENOL ferris wheel, but you can also find the RAVENOL logo on the back boards.
Prema Theodore Racing are involved with Formula 2, Formula 3, and Formula 4 in Germany and Italy. The team has supported the likes of Esteban Ocon, Lance Stroll and Pierre Gasly on their road to Formula One, and currently boasts up-and-coming drivers Nyck de Vries and Mick Schumacher on their lineup. RAVENOL logos are on the right arm of the drivers’ racing suits and in various locations on the cars.
The ADAC GT Masters is a “Pro-Am” GT series based mostly in Germany. A professional and an amateur driver share a car and swap during a pit stop. You can spot the RAVENOL logo on the podium backboard.
Drexler Automotive is a German company that manufactures limited slip differentials, racing transmissions, drive shafts and wheel hub systems. With many years of experience in motorsport, their engineers have developed high-performance products that meet the highest quality standards.
Arden Motorsport’s Young Racing Driver Academy provides a complete driver pathway from karting all the way to Formula One. From 2019, RAVENOL will provide lubricants to the Arden British F4 team to help support this programme. The RAVENOL logo will be on the cars’ sideboards.
Another new addition to RAVENOL's partner list is Delta Online Racing, a Motorsport UK recognised virtual racing league which provides drivers of all abilities and experience some close, clean exciting racing in Forza 7, Project Cars , Assetto Corsa and DiRT Rally.
Chase Sharpe is a 7 year old karter who has been racing in the national BirelART UK Series for a year. From 2019 he will be racing his new kart in the Daniel Ricciardo Series (supported by the F1 driver) where he hopes to learn his trade and follow in the Honey Badger's footsteps into professional motor racing - as soon as he's old enough to reach the pedals!