Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team announced a multi-year agreement featuring the Snapdragon brand.
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The strategic collaboration will leverage the power of the Snapdragon® platform to create unique fan experiences, both in-person and digitally. The team will explore opportunities to leverage Snapdragon and other Qualcomm® technologies to accelerate its digital transformation and create a world-leading smart space at the team’s campus in the UK.
Snapdragon is Qualcomm Technologies’ consumer product brand. Snapdragon platforms power experiences across many of the world’s premium smartphones, gaming and XR devices, connected cars, PCs, and wearables.
The Snapdragon logo proudly features on the team’s 2023 car, the Mercedes-AMG F1 W14 E PERFORMANCE, which was unveiled at the Silverstone circuit in the UK today. Snapdragon branding will also feature on the drivers’ race suits, the clothing of senior personnel and within the garage and team environment’s trackside.
Don McGuire, SVP and CMO of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., said:
Snapdragon delivers premium experiences, and our partners are best in class. The Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team is the leading tech-forward team in F1, making them the ideal partner of choice for the Snapdragon brand. Together, we are committed to reimagining the fan experience by bringing Snapdragon to fans worldwide.
Toto Wolff, Team Principal and CEO of the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team, commented:
Innovation is core to our business. It is just as important in connecting with our fans and building the future workplace as it is in the design and creation of our race cars. With the Snapdragon brand, we have the perfect partner to innovate and transform. We look forward to creating unique and bold solutions as we push ahead in these areas.
Richard Sanders, Chief Commercial Officer of the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team, added:
We are pleased to announce our collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies and welcome them into our expanding partner ecosystem. With several exciting projects planned, our shared passion for technology and innovation will bring noticeable benefits to our fans, partners, and team. It is great to welcome the Snapdragon brand and to see the logo on our newly launched 2023 car. We look forward to broadening our collaboration as we embark on our renewed partnership.
Qualcomm is enabling a world where everyone and everything can be intelligently connected. Our one technology roadmap allows us to efficiently scale the technologies that launched the mobile revolution – including advanced connectivity, high-performance, low-power computing, on-device intelligence and more – to the next generation of connected smart devices across industries. Innovations from Qualcomm and our family of Snapdragon platforms will help enable cloud-edge convergence, transform industries, accelerate the digital economy, and revolutionize how we experience the world, for the greater good.
Qualcomm Incorporated includes our licensing business, QTL, and most of our patent portfolio. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, operates, along with its subsidiaries, substantially all of our engineering, research and development functions and substantially all of our products and services businesses, including our QCT semiconductor business. Snapdragon and Qualcomm branded products are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries. Qualcomm patented Qualcomm Incorporated licenses technologies.