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TUMI, the leading global travel lifestyle brand, announced today its new sponsorship of The MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team.


TUMI, which provides its customers with beautiful and world-class business and travel products designed to uncomplicate and upgrade all aspects of their life on the move, will become an Official Supplier to MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS, providing the team exclusively with TUMI premium Tegra-Lite® and Alpha 2 products among other exceptional TUMI travel collections. MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS and TUMI share a strong passion of being founded upon the same key principles of design excellence, outstanding technological innovation and superior functionality.


Toto Wolff, Head of Mercedes-Benz Motorsport stated, “We are very pleased to announce our new partnership with TUMI and welcome them to the team as an Official Supplier just as the Formula One track action begins again with the first pre-season test taking place in Spain next week. The demands of travelling around the globe to 20 Grands Prix locations require a premium travel product, and we are delighted that the team will benefit from TUMI’s expertise in design excellence, innovation and functionality.”


Chief Executive Officer and President of TUMI, Jerome Griffith, added: “TUMI is delighted and proud to be a partner of the MERCEDES PETRONAS Formula One Team and look forward to evolving our relationship over the coming years.  The unity between our two companies embodies the sophistication, creativity and innovative design which characterizes both brands.  As leaders in our respective fields, MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS and TUMI create a powerful synergy that expresses our shared dedication for outstanding performance. We anticipate with enthusiasm the team’s continued success and a rewarding experience together.”