Alpinestars became Technical Supplier for Hyundai Shell World Rally Team in 2015 World Rally Championship. Alpinestar will provide race suits and footwears to all driver and codriver of team in every race and test organisations.
In its first year in WRC Hyundai WRT crowned its first rally win in Rallye Deutschland and took three podium victories in different rallies. Alpinestars products are designed to provide a competitive advantage by incorporating the latest technological developments in the pursuit of performance.
Hyundai Motorsport Team Principal Michel Nandan said: â€œAs we prepare for our second year in the FIA World Rally Championship we are delighted that Alpinestars can contribute to our ongoing drive for weight reduction, while ensuring that the drivers and co-drivers are comfortable in order to compete to the best of their abilities.â€
Alpinestars President/CEO, Gabriele Mazzarolo commented: â€œOur technology is based upon testing at the highest levels of world motorsport and forming a technical partnership with the Hyundai Motorsport program in the World Rally Championship fulfils that criteria. They have already made impressively rapid progress in WRC and our support will focus on continuous development of product technology to give the drivers and co-drivers a critical competitive performance advantage, as we do for teams and drivers in Formula 1, NASCAR, WEC and many other top motorsports seriesâ€.