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Mercedes F1 end controversial sponsorship with Grenfell insulation firm after backlash

Mercedes have ended their partnership with Kingspan after outrage over the company’s links to the Grenfell Tower fire.Survivors’ group Grenfell United highlighted the insulation firm’s links to the 2017 disaster which took 72 lives.While Kingspan rejected having any prior knowledge of their product being used for the tower’s cladding system.The deal, which was announced last week, which saw the company’s logo on Mercedes’ cars at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.Michael Gove, the secretary of state for housing and communities, publicly called on Mercedes to end the agreement. A statement from the team said: “The Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team and...
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Mercedes F1 team ends sponsorship deal with Grenfell insulation firm Kingspan

The Mercedes Formula One team has confirmed it has ended its controversial tie-up with Kingspan, a company that made some of the insulation used in Grenfell Tower. Kingspan's logo had appeared on Mercedes driver Sir Lewis Hamilton's car as he won the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix at the weekend. In...
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Mercedes F1 team and firm end deal opposed by fire survivors

LONDON (AP) — Building materials maker Kingspan said it had agreed with the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One racing team to end a partnership deal after protests from the families of people who died in a high-rise fire in London. The company said in a statement Wednesday that it was...
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Mercedes F1 team end controversial deal with Kingspan

LONDON – Formula One team Mercedes announced on Wednesday they had ended their controversial sponsorship deal with a firm linked to the 2017 Grenfell Tower blaze in London, which killed 72 people. The logo of Kingspan, whose products were used in the building, appeared on Lewis Hamilton’s car at...
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