world-news

Williams F1 tie up with Kazakh investmment firm

Grove (England), May 2 : Williams Formula 1 team has signed an agreement with Kazakh investment firm TAK Group that will see the Kazakhstan capital, Astana, promoted as part of the arrangement.


The Astana name will be positioned on the SIS vane and outer nose struts on the Williams-Renault FW35 from the Spanish Grand Prix onwards in a move that will provide both sporting and tourism benefits to the city.

Since 1997, Astana has been the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan and is a UNESCO World City. Situated on a bank of the Ishim River, it has become one of the largest business centres in the region and will be the site of Expo 2017 which focuses on future technologies and our 'energy future'. Ambitious infrastructure projects are also seeing the city emerge as one of the region's leading tourist destinations.

Frank Williams, founder and team principal of Williams, said: "It's with great pleasure that we welcome TAK Group as a new partner of the team and look forward to working closely with them to achieve their marketing ambitions."

--IANS (Posted on 02-05-2013)

world-news headlines

'Best for Vietnam to withdraw from hosting 18th Asiad'

Nine killed in Mt Everest avalanche

'Most banned and challenged books' of 2013 revealed

Zuckerberg admits to ideas where Facebook got it wrong

NATO to step up presence near Russian borders amid Ukraine crisis

Brazil confirms Argentina friendly in China

New beer tequila cocktail 'lagerita' tickling tipplers' palates

Samsung set to launch Android smartwatch, Tizen smartphone this year

Greece's Golden Dawn party hails Hitler as 'great personality'

Malala portrait up for grabs at Christie's

World Cup LOC says protests possible but guarantees safety

Pervez Musharraf's plea against prosecutor's appointment rejected

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014

Comments

Your e-mail:


Your Full Name:


Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box

Message:

Back to Top