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Chemical adverts #12 – Total at Monte Carlo Grand Prix

I came across this new advert for Total at Heathrow, showing a racing car against a backdrop of Monte Carlo yachts, a view which will be oh so familiar to EPCA-goers.  

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Shell and Ferraris

At the Shell building at Waterloo yesterday, I saw that the lobby facing the river was adorned with murals of red Ferraris.   Going on to the Shell website now, I see that the company describes its “Circuit” advert as a contender for one of the greatest motoring adverts of all time. It is a […]

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Henkel files suit against Formula One team Brawn GP

German adhesives and soap maker Henkel filed suit last month against Formula One team Brawn GP over an incident in which a former employee signed a €90 million ($132 million) Formula One sponsoring contract without authorisation, according to this article on Reuters today.   Henkel rejected on Monday any responsibility for the sponsoring contract, having […]

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Chemicals in Formula One racing

The Blog traded free tickets to the Goodwood Festival of Speed with Max Kingsley Jones, editor of  Commercial Aviation, in return for this posting on chemicals in Formula One racing …   It may be a surprise to hear that among the many varied roles found within a Formula 1 Grand Prix racing team, there […]

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Lewis Hamilton triumph – but Braskem trophy goes to Massa

Did you spot the chemicals connection in Lewis Hamilton’s triumph yesterday in the Formula One World Championship?   Banners for Braskem, the Brazilian chemicals producer, adorned the Brazilian Grand Prix circuit, and the race sponsor also supplied the bioplastic trophy, made of polyethylene made from sugar cane ethanol, which was handed to Felipe Massa, who […]

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