ICE will become a sponsor of McLaren’s Extreme E team, the innovative new series featuring all-electric off-road competition with male and female drivers behind the wheel
Using data to create competitive advantage underpins the partnership, exemplified by the participation of McLaren CEO Zak Brown in the new ICE marketing campaign
The event at NYSE on Tuesday will feature McLaren’s Extreme E race car, a press conference with McLaren’s Zak Brown and ICE CMO Stephanie Dobbs Brown
NEW YORK, April 12, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a leading global provider of market data, technology and infrastructure, and McLaren Racing today announced that ICE has become an official partner of the McLaren MX Extreme E team, racing in a new all-electric series featuring men and women behind the wheel. This is the first year that McLaren has entered the Extreme E series, which is now in its second season. The series is designed to draw attention to sustainability and diversity in sport around the world.
The multi-year partnership between ICE and McLaren Racing will kick off on Tuesday with a series of events at the New York Stock Exchange, an ICE stock exchange, during which McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown, driver Tanner Foust and engineer Leena Gade will ring the fence. Bell.
ICE and McLaren are a natural partnership, with both organizations winning legacies drawn from their enduring focus on data and technology. ICE was founded to help modernize trading in energy markets and has since leveraged its technology to make markets around the world more efficient, transparent and sustainable. Today, ICE operates the world’s most liquid environmental markets, offering environmental, social and governance (ESG) data to investors and public companies, and providing tools to help listed companies manage their sustainability efforts. sustainable development.
Underlining the goal of the new partnership, the number 58 McLaren Extreme E race car will appear on NYSE’s Experience Square in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday morning. Later today, Stephanie Dobbs Brown, CMO of ICE, will host Zak Brown, CEO of McLaren Racing, Tanner Foust, McLaren MX Extreme E rider, and Leena Gade, Senior Race Engineer at McLaren Racing, at a conference. press in the NYSE Boardroom before moving on to the iconic Trading. Floor to ring the closing bell on Tuesday afternoon.
“I’ve been a fan of Zak Brown and McLaren Racing for years, and our team couldn’t be more excited to become an official partner of the McLaren Extreme E team,” said Jeff Sprecher, Founder, President and CEO of ICE. “ICE and McLaren are both driven by the use of data and technology to create competitive advantage. We look forward to working with McLaren Racing, not only to impact the exciting all-electric Extreme E championship, but also to join the leadership effort in the development of sustainable technologies.
“Partnering with a leading global name in the financial markets like ICE is a fantastic moment for McLaren Racing. Like us, ICE is targeting authentic brand engagement driven by data and technology, and we look forward to them. join us on the New York Stock Exchange to celebrate this new partnership,” said Zak Brown, CEO of McLaren Racing. “ICE aligns with our commitment to sustainability, including DE&I. This makes Extreme E an ideal platform to drive our partnership and raise awareness of the impact of climate change, while promoting a fairer level playing field for gender equality.”
The Extreme E Series requires rosters of male and female drivers as teams compete in electric SUVs on off-road courses located in remote parts of the world. The unique locations of the Extreme E program help raise awareness of the environmental challenges of these regions. From the 2022 Extreme E season, the ICE logo will appear on the side of the chassis and the roof of the McLaren MX Extreme E car, as well as on the racing suits and helmets of Foust and his teammate Emma Gilmour , starting with the recent run in Saudi Arabia.
ICE’s partnership with the McLaren MX Extreme E team represents the next chapter in a growing relationship, with Zak Brown currently appearing in ICE’s advertising campaign, “Make the Connection”, which focuses on the use of data as a competitive advantage.
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About McLaren Racing
McLaren Racing was founded by New Zealand racing driver Bruce McLaren in 1963. The team entered its first Formula 1 race in 1966, since then McLaren have won 20 Formula 1 World Championships, over 180 Grands Prix Formula 1, the Indianapolis 500 three times, and the 24 Hours of Le Mans on his first attempt.
The team competes in the FIA Formula One World Championship with Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo, the INDYCAR Series with Arrow McLaren SP drivers Pato O’Ward and Felix Rosenqvist, and the Extreme E Championship with Emma Gilmour and Tanner Foust .
McLaren was the first team in F1 to receive the Carbon Trust Standard in 2010 and have retained it on a half-yearly basis ever since, most recently in February 2021. The team was also the first in F1 to receive the FIA Sustainability Accreditation Award at a three-star level in 2013 as part of the FIA environmental certification, before becoming a signatory of the United Nations Sport Pledge for Climate Action in 2021.
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