Aethra, a leading Brazilian auto parts manufacturer, has joined the Sahara Force India team as an official partner for the 2012 season.
"I am pleased to welcome Aethra to the team as we prepare for the start of our 2012 campaign. As an auto parts supplier, Aethra is an ideal match for Sahara Force India and their understanding and passion for cars will help ensure the success of the partnership for both organisations," said Dr Vijay Mallya, Team Principal and Managing Director of Sahara Force India, said.
Rafael Sportelli, Aethra Chief Executive Officer said, " Aethra is very proud to join the Sahara Force India Formula One Team. Both companies share a long commitment to technical excellence and strive for innovation in very competitive environments. Aethra is delighted to be associated with a team that is hungry for success and we look forward to an exciting 2012 season."
Aethra Sistemas Automotivos SA is one of the largest auto parts manufacturers in Brazil. The Company has been in operation for 30 years supplying auto parts to automakers, operating in Brazil.