Haas F1 Team, the only American-owned team, competing in the FIA Formula 1 World Championship, is pleased to announce a collaboration with OpenSea – the leading peer-to-peer marketplace for non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
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As the ‘Official NFT Marketplace Partner’ of the Haas F1 Team, OpenSea will work with the team and external collaborators alike in producing a collection of branded NFTs. With a shared vision for enhancing engagement and delivering unique, best-in-class Web3 experiences, Haas F1 Team and OpenSea will focus on developing an incredible utility that helps fans get closer to the team and bring exciting and differentiated collections to the NFT community.
In addition to the opportunities ahead, the OpenSea logo will appear on the VF-22 entries of the Haas F1 Team for added visibility in support of the partnership.
Shiva Rajaraman, VP of Product at OpenSea, said:
NFTs have the incredible power to unlock new experiences and give us a canvas to bring people together around the things they love in new ways. We’re looking forward to bringing innovative collections to life with the Haas F1 Team, building new experiences for their community of dedicated fans, and providing new ways for everyone to get even closer to the action.
Guenther Steiner, Team Principal of Haas F1 Team, added:
We’ve waited to find the right partner in the NFT space, and in OpenSea, we’ve found exactly that. It’s going to be exciting for us to take our first steps into the NFT environment and engage with OpenSea’s passionate community. We have some fun ideas about how we can do things differently.
To be guided by OpenSea on our collections and fan engagement opportunities, we know we’ll be in good hands as they’re not only connected to all the key players but also an industry leader with innovation at the forefront of all they do.
OpenSea is the world’s leading peer-to-peer marketplace for NFTs. We’re on a mission to help the world’s creators, collectors, and collaborators own and shape their relationships directly. We’re building the world’s most trusted and inclusive NFT marketplace with the best selection – making minting, purchasing and selling NFTs frictionless and friendly and offering unmatched selection and multi-chain options for creators and collectors of all kinds. Headquartered in New York, the OpenSea leadership team comes from Google, Palantir, Lyft, Uber, Stanford and Berkeley. Investors include a16z, Paradigm, Coatue, YCombinator, Founders Fund, Coinbase Ventures, 1Confirmation, and Blockchain Capital.