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Issue: Apr 2006


Red Bull Racing Selects MTS for Formula 1 Transmission Testing System



Red Bull Racing Formula 1 team has selected MTS to provide a fully dynamic transmission test system for the development of Formula 1 gearbox systems at its headquarters in Milton Keynes, U.K.

by John Larkin

"MTS offers the most advanced Formula 1 transmission test system available worldwide," commented Adrian Newey, Engineering Director for Red Bull Racing. "The development of advanced transmission hardware and controls is key to the performance of a Formula 1 car and MTS has a proven track record of delivering high performance and reliability in their cutting edge dynamometer products," said Newey.

"As Formula 1 racing represents the most advanced and demanding testing needs in the automotive industry, we are delighted with Red Bull Racing's selection of MTS," said Sidney W. Emery, Jr., MTS Chairman and CEO. "We are committed to being the leading supplier of mechanical testing solutions to enhance new product development worldwide," Emery said.

About MTS Systems Corporation:

MTS Systems Corporation is a leading global supplier of test systems and industrial position sensors. The Company's testing hardware and software solutions help customers accelerate and improve their design, development, and manufacturing processes and are used for determining the mechanical behavior of materials, products, and structures. MTS' high performance position sensors provide controls for a variety of industrial and vehicular applications. MTS is the worldwide leading supplier of rolling road and model motion systems for aerodynamic development of ground vehicles. MTS delivers cutting edge dynamometer technology for the testing of Motorsports' powertrains as well as chassis dynamics systems, durability systems, and tire test systems to the Motorsports Industry worldwide. MTS had 1,549 employees and revenue of $374 million for the fiscal year ended October 1, 2005. Additional information on MTS can be found on the worldwide web at http://www.mts.com/ .


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