Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Partners with HPE
Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport announced a new partnership with HPE to enhance the team’s operational efficiency, car performance and overall technology capability. Through the new partnership, the team will benefit from advisory services, as well as software solutions.
“We are delighted to welcome Hewlett Packard Enterprise to Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport. Data is becoming increasingly important, not just in the world of Formula One, but the world in general. In F1, we use data on our relentless search for performance, across all functions of the team, both at the track and at the factory. With the support of HPE we can better process and analyse that data, enabling our team members to do what they do best. Formula One has always been on the forefront of technological development,” said Toto Wolff, Team Principal & CEO.
The partnership involves a multi-year technology roadmap, with phased product and process implementation across the factory and trackside operations, to improve performance and capability, while furthering the team’s engineering excellence.
“The future belongs to the fast – and nowhere is that more true than within the world of Formula One racing. We are thrilled to support Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport on their digital transformation journey and look forward to working alongside their team members to unlock new levels of innovation and performance,” said Antonio Neri, President and CEO, HPE.
Prior to the announcement, the first phase of HPE hardware installation has already been completed at the team’s factory in Brackley, UK. This deployment includes the Apollo high-performance computing system, which has been integrated into the on-site data center. This will be used to run complex race simulations, giving the engineers additional information and insights to make faster and better-informed decisions before, during and after on-track sessions.