SCOTT Goes Formula One

07 May 2014

Helmets, Bikes, Goggles, Carbon and Aero Knowhow Exchange: SCOTT collaborates with the Infiniti Red Bull Racing F1™ Team.  

SCOTT Sports, leading manufacturer of high-end cycling, running, moto and wintersports products, is proud to announce a partnership with Infiniti Red Bull Racing, the Formula 1™ Team of Daniel Ricciardo and quadruple World Champion Sebastian Vettel.


 
As one part of the partnership, the Infiniti Red Bull Racing pit crew wears SCOTT helmets and goggles. PHOTO: Getty 

As official team supplier for Infiniti Red Bull Racing, SCOTT will supply various accessories to the crew such as super lightweight full face helmets and high end goggles. 

 

 

The SCOTT Picton helmets for Infiniti Red Bull Racing ready to leave SCOTT's HQ in Switzerland for the next GP in Barcelona. 


"Our goal of this technical collaboration is to benefit from each other in various racing material related areas," says Pascal Ducrot, Vice President of SCOTT Sports. SCOTT engineers look back on a large history of experience in Carbon and aero bicycle technology. As one part of the strategic partnership, SCOTT and Infiniti Red Bull Racing will hold technical collaboration forums regarding Carbon fiber and aerodynamic science. Learn more about SCOTT's Carbon expertise. 


Christian Horner, Team Principal, Infiniti Red Bull Racing: "The new partnership with SCOTT is a great fit for Infiniti Red Bull Racing. They have worked hard to create a bespoke Pit Crew helmet solution which will be a good step forward for the Team, both in terms of safety and performance. This is another example of Infiniti Red Bull Racing seeking expertise from a class-leading supplier to help us improve our operation."  



The SCOTT Foil Team Issue IRBR
SCOTT Sports will not only supply accessories but also road bikes, cycling and running gear to the team. The Foil, SCOTT's class leading aerodynamic spearhead and multiple UCI World Tour stage winning machine was the natural weapon of choice for Infiniti Red Bull Racing and all of its team members.  


 
The SCOTT Foil Team Issue IRBR and some of its individual design features. 

The 6.8kg SCOTT Foil Team Issue IRBR is based on the inline model Team Issue, speced with the finest parts available. Check out the inline version here.

"The bespoke Team bikes and training gear will also be valuable tools in ensuring that our Race Team stay in the best possible condition at the track", Horner says. 

SCOTT Sports is an official team supplier of Infiniti Red Bull Racing.