German wheel manufacturer ATS and the WTCC series organisers have confirmed a multi year deal which will see ATS become the series 'official supplier'.

The company will be providing specially designed, light weight alloy wheels for the teams, both works and independents, with technical support for teams with ATS backing.

“As a global company, we want to further expand our technological and leading role in the sector of top-quality lightweight alloy wheels and to present it to a broader public. Cooperation with leading teams and the WTCC organisers was the logical step to take”, commented Harald Jacksties, the Marketing and Motorsport manager of Uniwheels, Parent company of ATS, after the agreement was announced.

The deal will see the works Chevrolet team fully supported in their efforts to claim their first WTCC title using the wheels which have been through an extensive and highly successful set of tests, both aerodynamic and on track.

The independents category will also get significant investment from ATS, with support from the company.

Marcello Lotti, the General Manager for KSO, the WTCC Promoters is delighted with the news that ATS have agreed to join the WTCC, “The fact that ATS is making such a long-term and focused commitment to the WTCC is fantastic for both the teams and the championship and we are delighted to welcome a brand with such a rich motorsport history.”