CASTROL AND VOLKSWAGEN - WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONS 2013
Castrol and Volkswagen Motorsport have been partners since 2005 and have been involved in a variety of motor racing from the famous Dakar Rally to the World Rally Championship.In 2013, Volkswagen Motorsport and Castrol EDGE pulled off the incredible feat of winning the World Rally drivers' and Manufacturers Championship in their debut season. Over 12 rallies, 231 stages and 4,546km - Castrol and Volkswagen showed they had the strength to perform in any environment.
CASTROL AND BMW MOTORSPORT – DTM DRIVER CHAMPIONS 2013
Over the years, BMW and Castrol have worked together in a variety of sports car, touring car and endurance racing championships around the world, collecting a wealth of wins and titles. After a sensational return to the German DTM touring car championship 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 - 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 – WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONS 2013
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. With top speeds of 220mph on the mile-long straights, and average speeds of 150mph - it's the ultimate test of engine and lubricant working as one and demonstrates the phenomenal endurance power of Castrol EDGE.
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 searing heat in Greece and 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 2013
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.