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McLaren brings in new technology partner

Wireless communications provider Airgain has agreed a partnership with Formula One motor-racing team McLaren.

Terms of the multi-year agreement were not disclosed, but it was confirmed that Airgain will work with McLaren Racing to enhance technology in the team’s Formula One cars.

Airgain will also support the integration of new technologies off-car and in the McLaren Technology Centre.

Chuck Myers, president and chief executive of Airgain, said: “Our expertise will help the McLaren team enhance its wireless connectivity capabilities, aiding its performance both on and off the track. Utilising the platform we have created with McLaren, we will co-develop engineering solutions to solve the challenges of tomorrow.”

Airgain brokered the deal with McLaren Technology Group, the parent company of McLaren Racing. The partnership will also extend to the McLaren Applied Technologies section of the business.