Trust Increases Minardi Sponsorship

The Minardi team announced today that Trust International will increase its financial backing of the small Anglo-Italian team, becoming their main sponsor for the 2003 season.

Trust Increases Minardi Sponsorship

The Minardi team announced today that Trust International will increase its financial backing of the small Anglo-Italian team, becoming their main sponsor for the 2003 season.

"Michel Perridon's company was one of our first sponsors of 2003, and we are gratified that he and Trust are demonstrating a continuing commitment to our team with this announcement," said Minardi boss Paul Stoddart.

"The relationship has been beneficial to both parties, and I'm sure the enhanced Trust identification on the cars will have a correspondingly beneficial effect on Trust sales worldwide."

As a result of the agreement, the Minardi PS03 chassis driven by Jos Verstappen and Justin Wilson will carry a new livery starting at the upcoming Monaco Grand Prix.

Dutchman Verstappen will unveil the new colour scheme at a press conference to be held at Trust's impressive headquarters in Dordrecht, Holland, later today.

"I am absolutely delighted to give Paul Stoddart, and the whole European Minardi Cosworth Formula One team, my full support, and have all the confidence that we will continue to enjoy a strong relationship together in F1," said Michel Perridon, CEO of Trust International.

"Trust International wishes the whole team all the luck for the coming Grand Prix in Monaco."

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