The Scuderia Ferrari Formula One Team announced on Thursday that they have signed a multi-year contract extension with cyber security and data protection company Kaspersky who have been a partner of the team since 2010.
Speaking about the news, Ferrari Team Principal Matteo Binotto commented saying:
“We are pleased to renew our partnership with Kaspersky and in fact to increase its scope. Our two companies have much in common, such as a policy of striving for technological excellence and a culture of teamwork. For over a decade, Kaspersky has played a key role for Scuderia Ferrari, protecting our data both at the track and in Maranello and it is important that we can count on such a reliable partner when it comes to such a delicate aspect in the life of a team. We are also happy that our collaboration has been extended into the world of esports, which is growing fast and is vital when it comes to promoting motorsport to a wider and younger audience.”
Scuderia Ferrari ended the 2021 Formula One season in third place in the championship following a great on track battle all season long with McLaren.