OMP Racing is the new supplier of safety harnesses to Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team for the upcoming season following the announcement of a trading agreement between the two companies.

The Italian company is a leading force in the design and manufacture of motorsport safety products, and will now be entrusted with the protection of the Silver Arrows’ 2017 drivers, Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas.

OMP are known for their black and white design, and their latest offerings, the result of years of development, have recently been updated to meet FIA safety standards. Their expertise is admired and trusted by team boss Toto Wolff.

“We are delighted to be working with OMP Racing and to have the opportunity to use their class-leading safety harnesses in our Silver Arrows cars,” he said.  “It goes without saying that the safety of our drivers is our highest priority and the level of expertise and attention to detail which OMP put into their products is extremely reassuring. “

OMP were equally excited at the prospect of working with the Formula One forerunners.

“OMP is delighted to add another highlight to our prestigious partnerships, joining forces with the top team in the top motorsport championship,” Paolo Delprato, Chief Executive Officer at OMP Racing, said.

“We are very proud to be the choice of Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport which acknowledges the hard work that goes into the design and development our innovative safety harnesses with the new FIA standards.  OMP is hungry for great success, working together with a top partner.”