Stake F1 Team KICK Sauber’s new C44 race car painted with R-M AGILIS

For the 2024 Grand Prix season, R-M, the premium refinish paint brand of BASF’s Coatings division, continues to be the exclusive technical paint supplier of Stake F1 Team KICK Sauber. The Fluo Racing Green paint of the C44 has been developed with R-M’s color expertise and pioneering AGILIS paint line to support the new team’s identity.
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Aggressive, exciting, different: the Stake F1 Team KICK Sauber C44 has already got the world of motorsport talking. Clad in an attractive black and ‘Fluo Racing Green’ livery, the color is developed and painted with R-M’s pioneering waterborne paint line AGILIS. The shiny, viridescent hue itself is the result of impressive development work by R-M experts.

It’s an eye-catcher, a head-turner, the center of attention on every TV screen, the point of focus in every photograph. It’s not the usual F1 car: it’s not a tribute to the past, but a nod to a new and exciting future, one that incorporates everything that is great about our sport and elevates it to the next level.

Alessandro Alunni Bravi, Team Representative: “The C44 is a tribute to the work done by James Key and the technical team, and to every man and woman in Hinwil, who all contributed to the car we see today. We are confident about this car and our team.”

Zhou Guanyu, race driver: “First, you know, you can’t miss the color! It’s a very exciting approach, especially in Formula One. And then from my side, of course, we’re hoping to be a fast one.”

"We are incredibly proud to be the sole paint supplier for the prestigious Stake F1 Team KICK Sauber. The upcoming display of our AGILIS paint line's remarkable color on the new C44 expertise fills us with excitement. This partnership serves as a testament to our unwavering dedication to excellence within the Formula 1 realm, " expressed Alexander Bru, Managing Director Switzerland at BASF Automotive Coatings Solutions.

With less than 250 grams per liter, AGILIS exceeds all global VOC requirements reaching the lowest VOC content in the industry.  AGILIS is part of R-M’s Pioneer Series which is the most revolutionary complete range of paint solutions. Every aspect of every product is refined to create the ultimate finish while ensuring sustainability. It’s why all R-M Pioneer Series clear coats, undercoats, and mixing clears are products, manufactured based on renewable resources.

As the pinnacle of motorsport, Formula One has often been the testing ground for new technologies which have been subsequently become the standard in the automotive industry. Stake F1 Team KICK Sauber continues to rely on R-M AGILIS color expertise and most sustainable waterborne paint line.

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