Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Brembo Celebrates 500 Motorsport Titles


Brembo, the leader in high performance braking systems, confirms its technological supremacy through motorsports with 500 world titles. The number, which combines both two- and four-wheel competition and wholly-owned subsidiary AP Racing, spans 45 years.
This year alone, Brembo has won 42 world titles.

In Formula 1 all of the 17 Grand Prix races in the current season have been won by cars equipped with Brembo components. The Bergamo-based company can boast victories in 442 out of 785 Grand Prix that have taken place since 1975, the year of the debut in Formula 1, until today, for a total of 26 world drivers’ championships and 30 world constructors’ championship won with the top teams.

Brembo’s dominance also continues in MotoGP, to which are added new wins in Moto2 and Moto3. As the sole brake supplier (including calipers, disc, pads, and pumps) in the premier 500 class and MotoGP, it has now managed to score over 500 victories.

Starting from 1978 to 2001, it’s possible to count the first 185 GPs won by bikes with Brembo brakes in the 500 class. However, the winning series started in 1995. Since that year all the races have been won by bikes with its brakes. Finally, since the MotoGP class was introduced in 2002, all 329 races have been won by bikes equipped with Brembo brakes.

In the MotoGP class, Brembo can boast success in 32 world riders’ championships and 33 world constructors' championships won with the top teams.

Brembo also dominated the World Superbike Championship. The Italian company has been present since 1988 and boasts 29 world riders’ championships and 33 world constructors’ championships, obtained in over 30 years of participation with the top teams.

2020 was also a winning year in electric motorsport. It was the second consecutive season for Brembo as the exclusive supplier of the FIA Formula E championship. All 24 electric single-seaters of the new Gen2 car were equipped with its brakes through constructor Spark Racing Technology.

In addition to the already mentioned Formula 1, Formula E, MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3, MotoE and WSBK championships, it’s important to mention also GT, NASCAR, WRC, WTCR, IndyCar, Enduro, MX2, EWC, IMSA, DTM, Formula 2, Formula 3 and many others for a total number of over 500 world titles won from the 70s to the present in the various categories.

Brembo has been closely collaborating with the main global car and bikes manufacturers, investing in research and development of innovative processes and products that are increasingly high-performance and technologically advanced, guaranteeing maximum reliability and safety.

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