In pole position: Glanbia’s Optimum Nutrition goes racing with McLaren F1 partnership

The company, headquartered in Kilkenny, is now a nutrition partner of the racing giant, and will feature prominently on their equipment

The McLaren racing team will feature Optimum Nutrition branding around their pit stops and set-up kits. Picture: McLaren.

Optimum Nutrition, which forms part of the Glanbia global nutrition group, has been named as the “official sports nutrition partner” of McLaren’s Formula 1 team.

The partnership, which includes branding on the team’s pit-crew overalls, set-up kit and Lando Norris and Oscar Piastri’s driver overalls, will run for the 2024 season “and beyond,” according to the renowned racing giant.

Matt Dennington, McLaren executive director of partnerships, said the two brands share a drive for high ...