Gulf Oil’s iconic blue and orange colours will be returning to Formula 1, with the lubricant and oil major announcing a multi-year strategic partnership with McLaren. The new deal will cover both, McLaren’s F1 team as well as its luxury supercar company McLaren Automotive.
- McLaren’s F1 cars will carry Gulf branding from this week onwards
- From 2021, Gulf will become the preferred lubricant supplier to McLaren Automotive
McLaren F1 cars to sport Gulf branding at Silverstone
McLaren’s F1 cars will carry Gulf Oil branding from this weekend’s 2020 British GP. Additionally, the company’s logo will also feature on Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz’ overalls, as well as on those of the pit crew.
At the end of last year, the British team had decided to end its partnership with Brazilian oil company Petrobras for cost-cutting purposes, paving the way for this new deal…