Japanese Super Formula: TCS named title sponsor of championship team

MUMBAI: Tata Consultancy Services, a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, today announced that it has been named the title sponsor for team Nakajima Racing in the Japanese Super Formula Championship 2017 series.

Further, TCS will look to contribute as technology partner to TCS Nakajima Racing, leveraging its wealth of knowledge and technical expertise in the field of IT.

Today's racing machines generate increasingly profuse amounts of data. As technology partner, TCS will collaborate with TCS Nakajima Racing to drive greater efficiency and sophistication in their data analytics.

"We are honoured to partner with such a renowned team, headed by Satoru Nakajima, and are excited at the potential of contributing to TCS Nakajima Racing's Super Formula campaign through the power of Digital technology," said Japan Tata Consultancy Services (TCS Japan) president and CEO Amur S. Lakshminarayanan. "As is the case with all TCS' sponsorships, it is our desire to leverage our forte in Digital to enhance the experience of partners, supporters and the broader community," he said.

TCS Nakajima Racing general director Satoru Nakajima said, "Firstly I must say that it is an honour to unveil the newly named TCS Nakajima Racing, and I extend my thanks to all those supporting our team's endeavours. Our first mission as a team is to ensure all measures are taken to position our two drivers for success ahead of the season opener."

Further, Nakajima commented that, "Through our collaboration with TCS this season, we hope to build a relationship that grows into the future. We see the partnership as an opportunity to contribute to the further growth of motorsports in a new dimension, capitalizing on our respective strengths, while of course pursuing greater heights for the team itself."

Nakajima Racing is a professional motor racing team based in Japan's Shizuoka Prefecture, located near the world class Fuji Speedway to the east of Mt. Fuji. Led by renowned former Japanese F1driver, Satoru Nakajima, the team's mission goes beyond winning championships, and includes contribution to the overall advancement of motorsports through fan, stakeholder and community engagement aimed at raising the profile or motor racing.

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