Mercedes-AMG Petronas And Sherwin-Williams Kick Off F1 Partnership

The Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team has appointed Sherwin-Williams as its approved supplier of automotive paint and coatings for its Formula 1 cars, building on the partnership with the two-time world champion Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team.

“We are thrilled to support the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team in this new partnership and are confident that our 150-plus year history of quality and innovation will continue to be an asset to its car performance on and off the track,” said Brian Gallagher, President and General Manager Automotive Finishes Division at Sherwin-Williams. “Both organisations have a proven track record of delivering excellence in all aspects of their operations, pushing the technological boundaries of product performance, innovation, and sustainability to propel our industry forward.”

“We’re excited to welcome Sherwin-Williams into our partner ecosystem as an official provider of automotive paint for our cars”, said Richard Sanders, Chief Commercial Officer of the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team. “We have a shared commitment to innovation, performance, and sustainability which makes for a natural partnership. Their reputation for excellence in the global automotive finishes industry is second to none and we look forward to working together in 2023 and beyond.”

Andrew Moody, Head of Paint and Graphics at the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team, said to continually compete at the highest level of motorsport, the team will always strive to improve performance in all aspects of its work.

“Balancing the aerodynamic and weight requirements of painting a Formula 1 car, whilst creating a perfect finish and applying a stunning livery that excites and engages our fans and partners, is a challenge we relish each year. Working with Sherwin-Williams and utilising their vast expertise to tackle this challenge is something we are looking forward to,” said Moody.