What does it take to engineer the fuel that keeps the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula OneTM Team winning time and time again? It's a process of continuous engineering. A process that doesn't stop at one win, but keeps going to make it better and better. And that's why it's the winning formula of the two-time world champions. So if you ask, "how far do we go"? the answer is simple: "a little but further each time".
No matter if its getting ahead on track or going further with each tank, our fuels are designed to deliver. The latest Formula OneTM 1.6L turbocharged direct-injection V6 hybrid engines are now more similar to modern vehicle engines than ever before. This means that race fuel technology, is now also road fuel technology.
The changes in engine specifications for Formula OneTM in 2014 were a great opportunity; to engineer a fuel that delivers superior efficiency, bar none. Fuel and engine development was a collaboration - one could make the other better. Any advance in fuel engineering was used to further develop the capability of the engines and vice versa.
This virtuous cycle of development pushed the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula OneTM team to the 2014 championship. In 2015, the bar was set higher; to deliver superior acceleration. Since 2010, over 200 of our fuel candidates were tested, each one pushing them a little further. Once again, it proved itself, resulting in a second world championship.
As PETRONAS Technical Performance Consultants, Lewis and Nico provide valuable technical feedback. This helps the team continuously learn and develop solutions that deliver the acceleration and efficiency that has helped the team win two consecutive world championships. They help us learn as much as we can from the track. And in turn, we use that knowledge to make the best products, for the road.
PETRONAS Fluid Technology SolutionsTM is the intelligent approach to your fluid requirements that maximises your vehicle's performance through tailor-made product offerings and expert services.
Fluid: We are able to maximise efficiency and performance by developing fuels, lubricants and functional fluids together with the technology application which allows for PETRONAS Fluid Technology SolutionsTM to grow and develop together with the vehicles and equipment.
Technology: Our dedicated teams leverage cross-functional knowledge of fuels, lubricants and functional fluids with Formula OneTM expertise to design and develop the most relevant PETRONAS Fluid Technology SolutionsTM for your vehicles and equipment.
Solutions: We are able to deliver PETRONAS Fluid Technology SolutionsTM for every application using knowledge developed through customising fuels, lubricants and functional fluids for the most demanding engine technology.