Advanced Composites Group to supply US Formula One team

"US F1 Team is pleased to announce ACG as a technical partner in the design and construction of our 2010 Formula One car," says Ken Anderson, US F1 Team President, CEO and Team Principal. "The team faces a tremendous challenge to design and produce the first American-based Formula One car in more than 40 years, and ACG's composites expertise will be critical for us to meet our goals and expectations in 2010 and beyond."

“There is an exciting time of change in Formula One racing and this has created the opportunity for new teams to enter the grid," comments Adrian Potts, President of ACG Inc. "US F1 Team is the sole American entry, and we are proud to support them from our Tulsa facility."

Advanced Composites Group (ACG), part of the Composites Division of Umeco plc, specialises in the manufacture of high performance composite materials, with a focus on the manufacture of prepregs for components and tooling. ACG has manufacturing operations in Heanor and Manchester in the UK, Tulsa in the USA, and Cape Town in South Africa.