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PKN Orlen continues to back Williams


By Andrew Hooper
May 8 2019

 
 Orlen continues to back Williams
 

With the announcement that Robert Kubica would take on the role of a full-time 2019 Williams driver this would see the Polish company Orlen announce a major sponsorship of the Williams team.

But pre-season testing as well as the opening four races of the 2019 Formula One season has seen the Williams team struggle running at the rear of the field as well as having failed to secure a single point. But despite this reports show that the Orlen company is prepared to give the team some time to improve.

According to Business Insider Polska, Polish oil company PKN Orlen is paying the British team EUR 10 million in support of Robert Kubica who is driving for the Williams Team in 2019.

Representatives from Orlen spoke of their support: “We are convinced that involvement in Formula 1 is one of the most effective ways to promote the brand through sports sponsorship regardless of the sports results achieved by Williams’ drivers.”

“For us, the most important fact is that in Williams’ car sits the only Polish driver in the history of Formula 1, Robert Kubica, whom we decided to accompany in his return to F1.

“We engage in all sports activities in the long term, the best example being the cooperation with the Polish Olympic Committee, which has been going on for 10 years.

Representatives from Orlen added: “Therefore, from the marketing point of view, you cannot judge the cooperation with Williams after just a few grands prix. Sports projects need time to develop.”

The company also in the same report the Orlen company made it very clear that comments from people such as Jacques Villeneuve’s claiming that Williams is more  interested in profits rather than results on the track.

Representatives added: “Comments referring to the team’s results or the progress of work on the car do not affect the contract between PKN Orlen and Williams.”

 

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