Nissan and Red Bull Racing have reached an agreement to extend for the 2012 season a contract to supply Nissan Light Commercial Vehicles and related services in 2012. Nissan will supply a fleet of over 30 vehicles -- including the Nissan NV200 and the Nissan NV400 – to support the transportation needs of Red Bull Racing at their Milton Keynes plant and for all operations throughout the 2012 Formula One season.
According to the Team Principal of Red Bull Racing, Christian Horner, the team needs reliable partners to take care of all their transportation needs, especially within “a highly pressured and challenging environment” like Formula One. The recent agreement between Nissan and Red Bull Racing is a continuation of the partnership between Red Bull Racing Formula One and Infiniti.
Horner remarked that since extensive travel is part and parcel of Formula One, material, staff and guest transportation are an essential part of the company’s operations. He added that Nissan NV200 and NV400 will be vital in supporting the team. James Douglas, corporate sales director, Nissan Motor (GB) Ltd commented that they are looking forward with working as an official supplier for the F1 Red Bull team.