Circle K becomes official partner of the McLaren Formula 1 team for the highly anticipated return of the Canadian Grand Prix
Circle K branding to be featured on McLaren cars and garage at 2022 Canadian Grand Prix
LAVAL, QC, May 30, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – Circle K, the global brand of Couche-Tard, is proud to partner with the McLaren Formula 1 team in the highly anticipated return of the Canadian Grand Prix to Montreal.
In the days leading up to the practice sessions and the race on June 19the brand will be hosting special outdoor pit stop challenges at select Couche-Tard stores in Montreal and surprise and delight its followers with exclusive content and a social media contest.
“The Canadian Grand Prix is a popular and premier event that attracts millions of viewers and fans worldwide. This partnership with McLaren is therefore the perfect backdrop to showcase our global Circle K brand and our shared love for speed, convenience and world-class mobility innovation,” says Melissa Lessardmarketing manager for North America at Couche-Tard.
About Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.
Couche-Tard is a leading global convenience and gas station retailer, operating in 26 countries and territories, with nearly 14,100 stores. With its well-known Couche-Tard and Circle K banners, it is one of the largest operators of independent convenience stores in United States and it is a leader in the convenience store and road transportation fuel retail industry in CanadaScandinavia, Baltic, as well as in Ireland. He also has a strong presence in Poland and Hong Kong SAR. Around 124,000 people are employed in its network.
About McLaren Racing
McLaren Racing was founded by New Zealand racing Pilote Bruce McLaren in 1963. The team participated in its first Formula 1 race in 1966, since McLaren has won 20 Formula 1 world championships, more than 180 Formula 1 grands prix, the Indianapolis 500 three times, and the 24 Hours of Le Mans on his first attempt.
The team participates in the FIA Formula 1 World Championship with Lando Norris and Daniel Ricardothe NTT INDYCAR series with Arrow McLaren SP drivers Pato O’Ward and Felix Rosenqvistand the Extreme E championship with Emma Gilmour and Tanner Foust. McLaren will participate in Season 9 of the FIA Formula E World Championship in 2022/23.
McLaren was the first F1 team to be awarded the Carbon Trust Standard in 2010 and have maintained it on a six-monthly basis ever since, most recently in February 2021. The team was also the first in F1 to receive the FIA Sustainability Accreditation Award at three-star level in 2013 under the FIA’s environmental certification framework, before becoming a signatory to the UN Sports for Climate Action pledge in 2021.
SOURCEAlimentation Couche-Tard inc.
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