Vantage is a multi-asset broker offering clients access to an agile and powerful service for CFD trading on Forex, Commodities, Indices and Stocks.
Vantage has announced a multi-year partnership with McLaren Racing as the Official Partner of the McLaren Extreme E (MX) Team.
The international multi-asset broker made the announcement ahead of the launch of the 2022 season, with the first race, the Desert X Prix in Saudi Arabia, scheduled for February 19-20.
Extreme E is a new concept in motorsport, which challenges teams to race off-road in remote areas of the globe, in state-of-the-art electric SUVs, to raise climate awareness.
The partnership between Vantage and McLaren Racing is a union of like-minded globally recognized brands who believe in the same values: sustainability and diversity as well as gender equality, inclusion and representation while championing and advocating for climate change.
Vantage has partnered with McLaren’s Extreme E (MX) team because of the concept behind Extreme E. A key objective for Vantage is to provide access to trading in remote areas of the globe, which aligns perfectly with Extreme E’s intention to raise awareness of the challenges of climate change through the venues where it races.
Vantage joins the McLaren MX team for its first season in the racing series, now only in its second year, with its brand worn on the chassis side and roof of the McLaren MX race car. Riders Tanner Foust and Emma Gilmour will also be sporting Vantage colors on their racing suits throughout this year’s 5-race season.
David Shayer, Managing Director of Vantage UK, said: “Partnering with McLaren Racing is a big step forward for Vantage. The company values speed and innovation the same way we do. Throughout our rebranding exercise, we have done some introspection on the type of company we are. As part of our strategy to accelerate our exposure, we decided to explore sponsorship in a sport that we believe would raise awareness of our enhanced services.
“Given that we are a broker that provides unparalleled technology to enable fast trade execution, it made sense to look at something in the race, that’s when we discovered Extreme E and McLaren. became clear immediately that there were parallels between our brands and our sectors, but beyond that we decided that we wanted to engage more actively and contribute to a sport that raises awareness of climate change and shows our support for solve this global problem.
Zak Brown, Managing Director of McLaren Racing, said: “We are delighted to partner with Vantage ahead of our first season in Extreme E. It is crucial that we work with partners who reflect our team values, and Vantage shares our commitment to sustainability, innovation and performance.
“Racing in Extreme E marks an exciting new chapter for McLaren Racing, and our partnership with Vantage helps us take this important step in expanding our racing portfolio while accelerating our learnings about sustainability.”