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Mercedes ends sponsorship deal after public backlash

Mercedes has ended its sponsorship deal with Kingspan The Mercedes Formula 1 team has announced that is has terminated its sponsorship deal with Kingspan following a public backlash in the United Kingdom. A statement issued by the squad ahead of this weekend’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix announced the two companies have “mutually agreed to end their partnership.” Mercedes announced the partnership prior to the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, with branding appearing on the side of the W12's nose in Jeddah. It was a deal which met widespread condemnation in the UK where Kingspan was implicated in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry. Kingspan products were found to have been used in the Grenfell Tower in...
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