Envision Virgin Racing today announced a multi-year partnership with OMP to become the Official Supplier of the team ahead of the 2020/21 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship.
Headquartered in Ronco Scrivia, near Genoa, OMP is an Italian company established in 1973 that is a world leader in the field of design and manufacturing of safety equipment for race cars including suits, gloves, shoes, seats, safety belts, helmets.
The high-quality equipment is dedicated to the drivers’ safety and comfort – with almost all products in their portfolio being entirely homologated by the FIA. Furthermore, the partnership with Envision Virgin Racing means that OMP now supply their world leading products to teams in every current FIA World Championship.
“With this new season, OMP is happy to introduce its top-shelf racewear to Formula E, a World Championship whose importance in the motorsport world has now grown primary; moreover, we are extremely proud to be partner of a prestigious team such as Envision Virgin Racing. We were immediately conquered by their determination and desire to win.”
Mr Paolo Delprato, Managing Director of OMP Racing
Leon Price, Envision Virgin Racing’s Team and Sporting Director, added: “Safety is at the heart of motorsport and we continue to see improvements in this year-on-year which is great to see. Our new partnership with OMP guarantees that we are offering our drivers the highest level of safety whilst accommodating their comfort as they sit in our race cars. As Formula E transitions into a World Championship it’s great to be partnering with a world leader in the design and manufacturing of safety equipment.”
Pre-season testing for the upcoming 2020/21 Formula E World Championship will be undertaken in Valencia, Spain, between 28 November and 1 December.