Extreme E’s Andretti Autosport signs Altawkilat as title sponsor

Saudi automotive company has been partnered with team since series' first season.

The Andretti Autosport Extreme E team have signed on Altawkilat as title sponsor.

Contract:

  • Altawkilat have been partnered with the team since the inaugural season
  • Team now known as 'Andretti Altawkilat Extreme E'

Context: The Saudi automotive company sees Extreme E's commitment to raising awareness of the effects of climate change as a key contributing factor to its increased participation in the Andretti team.

Comment: Michael Andretti, chairman and chief executive of Andretti Autosport, said: “Altawkilat shares our interest in supporting the mission of Extreme E as a sport for purpose. Like Andretti, Altawkilat’s passion for motorsport runs deep and to do it together in this all-electric form of motorsport is a chapter we look forward to.”

Coming next: Extreme E returns for its first race of the season in Saudi Arabia from 19th to 20th February.

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