JANUARY 5, 2002
Mercedes to supply Sauber
Sauber has announced that the Commercial Vehicle Division of DaimlerChrysler Schweiz AG, parent company of Mercedes-Benz, has become a technical supplier to the team.
DaimlerChrysler will supply the team with Mercedes-Benz Actros semitrailer trucks for transporting their cars and equipment. Peter Sauber said of the deal, "Success in Formula 1 means getting the whole package right. In the sector of logistics, DaimlerChrysler offers us optimum support so that the Formula 1 vehicles and equipment can be delivered on time. Whether we are off to Monza or trucking the 2,300 kilometers to the test in Jerez, the Mercedes-Benz Actros semitrailer trucks are a reliable and safe means of transport with comfortable cabs for the truckers. Should a problem crop up at any time nevertheless, the excellent servicing network throughout the EU can help us".