Partnerships

ZF is technology partner of many renowned motorsports teams, ranging from Formula 1 to rallys, touring cars, one make cups and some of the most highly regarded exclusive vehicle manufacturers.

Joint Partners

Venturi Formula E Team

ZF has been an official technology partner of Venturi in the all electric racing series FIA Formula E since the start of season 3 in October 2016. The team is based in Monaco and is currently supplied with ZF shock absorbers. The long-term goal of the partnership is the development of a complete all-electric powertrain, including the electrical engine and the transmission to be applied in season 5 of Formula E in Fall 2018.

BMW Motorsport

Since 2002 ZF is partner of BMW Motorsport. In racing series such as DTM or in endurance races as the 24h of Nürburgring, BMW relies on technology from ZF Race Engineering.

DTM

Since 2012 the three premium brands Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz rely exclusively on clutch systems by ZF in their DTM cars.

Porsche Motorsport

As Official Partner of Porsche Motorsport and of the Porsche Motorsport Junior Program ZF is on board. All international cup vehicles use shock absorbers and clutches from ZF Race Engineering.

SUPER GT

In 2013 ZF has started a partnership as Official Supplier of Super GT, the most popular touring car racing series in Asia. Starting in 2014, the cars in the GT500 class exclusively rely on clutches made in Schweinfurt/Germany.

IMSA Weather Tech SportsCar Championship

ZF is official series partner since 2014. In addition to the presence at the racetrack, ZF offers US motorsports fans the opportunity to have a look behind the scenes of professional motorsports as a ZF Race Reporter.

Honda Performance Development (HPD)

ZF has been a technical partner of HPD since the 2014 season. The partnership will see HPD implement ZF’s high-performance clutch and shock absorber technology in a variety of North American racing series where HPD is active.

Partnerships in Tuning

VDAT

ZF Race Engineering is member of the VDAT, an association of automobile tuners. The VDAT and its members are standing for high-quality and secure tuning products.

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