Rolex returns as Title Sponsor of Australia’s F1 race

thumbMEDIA RELEASE: Rolex, the leading brand of the Swiss watch industry, will be the Title Sponsor of the 2017 FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX.

The 2017 FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX, 23 – 26 March, marks the fifth consecutive year Rolex has been involved as the Title Sponsor of the event.

Rolex SA Communication & Image Director, Mr Arnaud Boetsch, said “Rolex’s long-term commitment to Formula 1 is underscored by a passion for performance, precision and innovation, founded on a continued pursuit of excellence in technology. These values combined with the brand’s history of close ties with the world of motor sport has led to a unique and strong partnership with the FORMULA 1 AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX”.

Formula One group CEO, Mr Bernie Ecclestone, said: “Rolex is an integral Global Partner of FORMULA 1 and we are delighted that Rolex has continued its support of the FORMULA 1 AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX.”

AGPC Chairman, Mr John Harnden AM, echoed Boetsch’s sentiments, declaring it is wonderful news for the major Australian sporting event to have the luxurious watchmaker on board once more and welcomed the continuation of the already strong relationship.

“With the 2017 FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX only 100 days away, we look forward to extending our great relationship with Rolex and delivering an exciting season opener of the 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship,” said Mr Harnden.

For tickets and more information on the 2017 FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX, please visit www.grandprix.com.au