CASTROL AND VOLKSWAGEN - WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONS 2014
Castrol and Volkswagen Motorsport have been partners since 2005 and have been involved in a variety of motor racing together from the famous Dakar Rally to the World Rally Championship. Volkswagen Motorsport joined the WRC in the top class in 2013. Powered by Castrol EDGE, they immediately took a clean sweep of the top three world titles up for grabs: Manufacturers' Champion, Drivers' Champion and Co-drivers' Champion. They repeated this performance in 2014. Over 13 rallies on four continents, Castrol and Volkswagen showed they had the strength to perform in any environment. Now Volkswagen Motorsport and Castrol EDGE look ahead to 2015 with their sights set on making it a hat trick and continuing to dominate rallying on the world stage. Castrol EDGE
CASTROL AND BMW MOTORSPORT – DTM DRIVER CHAMPIONS 2014
Over the years, BMW and Castrol have worked together in a variety of sports car, touring car and endurance racing championships around the world from Formula One to the World Touring Car Championship, collecting a wealth of wins and titles on the way. After a sensational return to the German-based touring car championship, the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) in 2012 – in which BMW won all three titles in its debut season – BMW continued its run of success by clinching the 2013 manufacturers’ title and 2014 drivers' and teams' titles - all powered by Castrol EDGE. The intense rivalry between the German manufacturers' competing in the DTM creates on-the-limit racing from lap one to the chequered flag and with Castrol EDGE providing the lubricants for the powerful V8 engine that powers BMW's DTM car, it’s the perfect stage for Castrol EDGE to demonstrate that it truly has the strength to perform.
CASTROL AND AUDI SPORT– LE MANS WINNERS 2014
Castrol & Audi have been partners in endurance racing since 2011. For many years, the Audi Sport team has dominated the world-famous Le Mans 24 Hours - the gruelling endurance race, where cars compete day and night, in all weathers. Against stiff competition, 2014 marked Audi's fourth victory at Le Mans powered by Castrol EDGE. With top speeds of 220mph on the mile-long straights, and average speeds of 150mph - Le Mans is the ultimate test of engine and lubricant working as one and demonstrates the phenomenal endurance power of Castrol EDGE.
CASTROL AND AUDI SPORT - DTM MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPION 2014
In 2014, Audi and Castrol extended their long-running partnership in the World Endurance Championship to the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM). In our first season together, Audi claimed the much coveted DTM manufacturers’ title powered by Castrol EDGE. Together Audi and Castrol will look to repeat this feat in 2015.
CASTROL AND HONDA – WTCC CHAMPIONS 2013
Castrol and Honda have a long and proud history of motorsport success making them the perfect partners in the World Touring Car Championship (WTCC). "We are delighted to have Castrol as our team’s title sponsor," said team principal Alessandro Mariani. "Like Honda, Castrol has a long and proud history in the world of motorsport and their enthusiasm and passion for racing matches our own".
CASTROL AND M-SPORT (Ford)
Castrol's relationship with Ford and M-Sport in the World Rally Championship stretches back to 2003. With a 13-round calendar that ranges from freezing temperatures in Sweden and high altitudes in Mexico to 140mph+ speeds in Finland, the uniquely challenging nature of the World Rally Championship provides the ultimate testing ground to develop and demonstrate the strength of Castrol EDGE.
CASTROL AND SKODA – EUROPEAN RALLY CHAMPIONS 2014
Skoda and Castrol have formed a hugely successful relationship, dominating the European Rally Championship in recent years. Even though the rally cars are based on road-based production counterparts, they are pushed to the limit in some of Europe’s toughest conditions. This gives Castrol EDGE the opportunity to develop, test and improve its products in some seriously demanding and challenging environments.
CASTROL AND VOLVO
Castrol has been a proud sponsor of the Volvo Polestar Racing Team since 2007. Volvo has dominated the Scandinavian Touring Cars Championship for many years, showcasing the superior strength of Castrol EDGE in high performance road cars.