Russian Bank Renews Minardi Deal

The Minardi Formula One team have renewed their deal with Russia's SMP Commercial Bank for the 2005 season

Russian Bank Renews Minardi Deal

The SMP Bank is the member of the Moscow-based Russian Bank Association, and is in a position to support business transactions that Minardi partners, and other companies, wish to carry out in Russia.

"We are very pleased to welcome SMP Bank back to the Minardi 'family' for another season," said team founder Gian Carlo Minardi.

"It has been a strong supporter of the team in recent years, and this represents a significant marketing development, as it is hoped that the collaboration will lead to the opening of new, and important, markets for Minardi."

SMP Commercial Bank last year supported Russian driver Sergey Zlobin's testing programme with Minardi.

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