Partners

UBS and Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport competes in the FIA Formula One™ World Championship and is based at the team's Operations Centre in Brackley, UK. The team derives performance advantage from its integrated cooperation with Mercedes-AMG High Performance Powertrains, making it one of just two integrated "works" teams in F1.

UBS has been a proud partner of Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport since 2011. The partnership reflects the values UBS shares with the team - commitment to high performance and success through teamwork. The bank has made Formula One the centerpiece of its international sport sponsorship portfolio.


Monaco Grand Prix and Automobile Club de Monaco

UBS has been an Official Sponsor of the Monaco Grand Prix and a Prestige Partner of the Automobile Club de Monaco (ACM) since 2011. Grand Prix drivers have been testing their skill and courage around the iconic Circuit de Monaco since 1929, and it is widely considered one of the most prestigious automobile races in the world. Although the Circuit de Monaco often has slower average speeds than other races, the combination of excitement, prestige and glamour makes the Monaco Grand Prix a weekend that shouldn't be missed, whether you are tuning in on TV, or live in the Principality.


Ambassadors & Experts Team UBS

David Coulthard

David Coulthard made his Formula One debut in 1994 and won 13 Grands Prix in a career spanning 15 seasons. Twice a winner at the Monaco GP, David was teammate to Mika Häkkinen in the Finn’s two Drivers’ Championship-winning seasons for McLaren Mercedes before helping establish the Red Bull Racing team. His best Drivers’ Championship finish was second in 2001.

When he stopped racing in F1 at the end of 2008 he held the record for being the highest points-scoring British Formula One driver of all time. David continued to be involved with the Red Bull Racing team as a consultant. He has established a successful second career as a broadcaster and commentator, initially with BBC Television and more recently at Channel 4. In his role as UBS F1 ambassador, David provides UBS with regular exciting insights into all things F1 – both on and off the track.

Mika Häkkinen

Mika Häkkinen made his Formula One debut in 1991 racing with Team Lotus before moving to McLaren in 1993. He sensationally outqualified Ayrton Senna in his first race with the team. After gaining his first podium in his second race, Mika went on to have one of the most successful careers in F1 with 20 wins, 51 podiums and 26 pole positions. He won back-to-back FIA Formula One World championships in 1998 and 1999 and established a great rivalry with Michael Schumacher. Following his retirement from F1 at the end of the 2001 season, Mika was involved in various series including rallying and more recently the DTM, which he joined in 2005. He retired from top level motorsport at the end of 2007 but continues to be an influential personality within F1 and a well-regarded brand ambassador.

Nico Rosberg

Nico Rosberg is a former Formula One driver and the 2016 Formula One World Champion, born on June 27th 1985 in Wiesbaden, Germany. He and his wife Sina currently live in Monaco, where he also grew up and went to school.

Nico began his racing career at the age of six when he started out in karting and became teammates with Lewis Hamilton for the first time in 2000. Early 2004, Nico completed his first ever Formula 1 test session with the Williams F1 Team. In 2005 Nico joined the newly created GP2 series and became champion.

For the 2006 Formula One season Williams announced Nico as part of their driver lineup. The next four years Rosberg raced next to Mark Webber and Alex Wurz among others before signing with the newly set up Mercedes Formula One Team in 2010 where he stayed till the end of his career. After racing with Michael Schumacher for the first three years at Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton again became Nico’s teammate in 2013. After losing out to Hamilton in 2014 and 2015 and becoming runner up in the Formula One Drivers Championship, Nico took away the title from him in 2016 and just like his father, became Formula One World Champion for the very first time. Nico Rosberg announced his retirement from the sport five days later, on 2 December 2016. He has a racing record of 23 career wins and 30 pole positions and is only the third German to become Formula One world champion.

He has since then focused on his family, entrepreneurial activities while keeping a role in Formula 1, a consultant for various TV broadcasters and an ambassador for several brands. He has also been named Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

James Allen

James Allen is one of the most experienced and insightful broadcasters and journalists working in Formula 1 today. With more than 25 years broadcasting experience in Formula One he has established a global reach, being F1 correspondent for the Financial Times and presenting the on-site coverage for Australian TV Network 10. He is also the official interviewer for the FIA F1 press conferences and the FOM post qualifying and post-race TV interviews. His commentaries for British network ITV were broadcast live in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia, South Africa and the UAE, and today his commentaries are also carried live on the Official F1 App. James launched his website JAonF1 in November 2008, and in five years it has achieved a worldwide audience of 1.85 million active unique users. It is considered the go-to site for the “thinking F1 fan” and is an influencer within the F1 paddock and in the media. James has been partnering with UBS since 2011 to produce distinctive, rich content around F1 race strategy.

Danny Hornigold

Danny Hornigold has worked within Formula One since 2007 and has been an integral part of the UBS Formula One platform from 2010. Bringing unique insights thanks to his work throughout the paddock; from factory, to garage to podium there is nothing about the world of Formula One that Danny doesn't know. Danny works across a broad range spanning from interviewing the world’s top sports stars, contributing to classic car books and commentary of live sporting events.