Successful FIA WEC team ByKOLLES Racing and Ravensberger Schmierstoffvertrieb GmbH under the brand name RAVENOL will join forces, in the future. In addition to the use of the specially designed and developed premium products of the lubricant manufacturer and an extensive exchange of information, the cooperation also includes planned customer activities at the pinnacle of endurance racing.
“We are delighted with having the opportunity to present a brand as renowned as RAVENOL in the FIA World Endurance Championship”, ByKOLLES Racing’s Director of Operations, Boris Bermes, once again thanked for the trust of their new partners. “This cooperation is particularly valuable for us because RAVENOL stands for high-performance products made in Germany. Products we will use to demonstrate their competitiveness in motor racing. And it goes without saying that we also are looking forward to welcoming our partners and guests on the occasion of our events.”
Martin Huning, Director Motorsport of Ravensberger Schmierstoffvertrieb GmbH, on the positive synergy effects of the partnership: “With their impressive history, ByKOLLES Racing suit our motor-sport fraternity extremely well. As official lubricant partner of the team we will provide them with our RAVENOL premium products and hopefully we jointly will celebrate successes. The FIA WEC is one of the most significant international race series in the world and the Le Mans 24-Hour Race is just legendary.”
Ravensberger Schmierstoff GmbH, founded back in 1946 in the German city of Werther, Westphalia, produces and distributes top-class lubricants. The product line that is globally marketed under the name of RAVENOL, registered back in 1954, ranges from engine oils that are attuned in state-of-the-art in-house laboratories to the demands of the leading car manufacturers through gearbox oils and hydraulic fluids as well as cooling agents winter products, greases and additives to cleaning agents and care-care products.
Background information on ByKOLLES Racing
Formerly known as Lotus LMP, ByKOLLES Racing have been in involved in motor racing for 15 years, now, and can look back on a truly successful history in WEC, DTM, Formula One and other single-seater series.
With a new front-wheel suspension, aero modifications and several other upgrades – all within the limits set by the regulations – the team just succeeded in achieving a crucial performance boost while enhancing their endurance racer, CLM P1/01.
The new LMP1 racer will be officially launched at the pre-season tests held at Le Castellet in March. Further driver and sponsor announcements will follow in due course.