Ferrari Formula One Team sign partnership deal with Microsoft

Being a Formula One fan, it is always nice to see involvement of your employer’s with Formula One. Microsoft does not sponsor sports and all, so this relation is purely based on a Technology partnership. …

Ferrari’s formula one team has penned an agreement with Microsoft. According to a report in the Italian daily ‘La Gazzetta dello Sport’, the deal is for the development of technology to better manage the transfer of data between the grand prix circuits and Ferrari’s Maranello HQ.

The news follows the announcement last year that, in collaboration with the Woking based ‘McLaren Electronic Systems’, Microsoft will supply standard electronics to the entire formula one field between 2008-2010.