Mercedes reveals details of work with INEOS TEAM UK

Date: 
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

By: Sport Industry Group

Formula 1 team Mercedes has revealed a glimpse of the inner workings of its partnership with sailing outfit INEOS TEAM UK.

The partnership has seen the pair work together to help Ben Ainslie’s team’s chances of winning the America’s Cup, and has detailed how Mercedes’ Applied Science division has been working with INEOS TEAM UK in preparation for the event.

According to Mercedes, its Applied Science team has been working on projects with INEOS TEAM UK since August 2019, with up to 30 engineers working across areas such as simulation, manufacturing and control systems to apply the engineers’ expertise to sailing.

The 36th America’s Cup will begin in March 2021 in Auckland, New Zealand.