at the third annual British Racing Drivers’ Club Awards
Deutsch UK, the market leading interconnection solutions provider, were recently invited to sponsor the prestigious Bruce McLaren Trophy at the third annual British Racing Drivers’ Club (BRDC) Awards held on 3rd December at The Savoy in London.
The BRDC awards are a celebration of the achievements and success of some of the most talented people in British motor racing, both within the UK and Internationally. The awards attract the participation of everyone who’s anyone in motorsport, and are eagerly anticipated and attended by a sell-out crowd.
The Bruce McLaren Trophy, which was this year won by Ryan Briscoe, is awarded to the Commonwealth Driver who has established the most meritorious performances in international motor racing.
Dave Watters, Director of Autosport for Deutsch UK presented the trophy and commented “It was a considerable honour to present the Bruce McLaren Trophy at the awards ceremony, Deutsch are fully committed to supporting the Motorosport industry. Having been involved with electrical connectors for many years, I was pleased to play a part in the first Deutsch Autosport connector, which made the initial step to setting up the Deutsch Autosport division.”
Deutsch UK offers unrivalled expertise in the design and manufacture of interconnection solutions for harsh environments. Its dedicated Autosport division were the first to pioneer a range of interconnection solutions specifically for Autosport over 15 years ago.
Deutsch connectors are specified across the entire Autosport industry, from F1, A1GP, IRL and Champcar to World Rally, NASCAR, Moto GP, Le Mans Series and Superbikes. Having its own team of knowledgeable experts, in-house test laboratory and extensive international distribution ensures that the Deutsch Autosport range of connectors continue to meet the constantly evolving technical challenges faced in this dynamic and demanding industry.
Never happy with standing still, Deutsch are currently developing exciting new, patent pending products. Due for release early in 2008, these new technologies will again drive the Autosport market forwards, exceeding the current boundaries and enabling teams across the industry to overcome the challenges caused by the dynamic and harsh environment in which they work.