VINFAST AND IRONMAN ANNOUNCE A GROUNDBREAKING AND COMPREHENSIVE GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP

NHA TRANG, Vietnam and TAMPA, Fla., July 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — VinFast, the world’s first automotive producer to fully change from inner combustion engines to electrical automobiles, and IRONMAN, the worldwide chief in lengthy distance triathlon, have introduced a world partnership for VinFast to turn out to be the primary ever naming rights associate of the IRONMAN U.S. Sequence from 2022. Beneath the settlement, VinFast may even turn out to be the title associate for the 2022 IRONMAN® World Championship and the 2023 IRONMAN® 70.3® World Championship, every persevering with by way of 2025, in addition to the Unique Electrical Car Accomplice of the IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 Sequence in U.S., Europe, and Asia by way of 2025.

Furthermore, VinFast would be the Unique Automotive Car, Electrical Car, Electrical Scooter, and Electrical Bus associate, offering electrical automobiles, together with scooters, vehicles, and buses for IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 occasions.

As Naming Rights associate for the VinFast IRONMAN U.S. Sequence, Title associate of the VinFast IRONMAN World Championship, and a Premier Accomplice, VinFast might be supplied with extremely seen model affiliation at IRONMAN occasions across the globe. It would present distinctive direct to shopper experiences onsite at IRONMAN races with alternatives for individuals and followers to expertise a subsequent technology EV automotive by way of take a look at drives and different experiential programming.

The signing ceremony for the partnership was held on July 23, 2022 in Nha Trang, through the Vingroup Elite Vietnam Tour 3, and witnessed by many world-renowned media personalities and business opinion leaders from North America.

“The IRONMAN Group is delighted to have developed with VinFast a complete and far-reaching partnership, inclusive of our pinnacle IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship occasions,” stated Andrew Messick, President and Chief Govt Officer for The IRONMAN Group. “We worth the best way VinFast pushes the boundaries ahead by way of their sensible and eco-friendly electrical automobiles to create a sustainable future for all. That is very similar to the spirit of IRONMAN and our athletes to interrupt by way of and surpass preconceived boundaries.”

Because the world’s first automotive producer to fully change from inner combustion engines to electrical automobiles, Vietnam’s first EV model, and a pioneer in lots of progressive areas and applied sciences, VinFast takes pleasure in reaching what many individuals thought may very well be not possible. VinFast has introduced world-class high quality EVs to customers within the outstandingly quick time, at an affordable value. Offering sustainable transportation, exemplifying the journey of champions is certainly one of many efforts VinFast has made in the direction of the purpose to make premium electrical automobiles attainable to everybody, contributing to the worldwide electrical automobile revolution, for a greener and extra sustainable future.

By associating with IRONMAN and its sequence of mass participation sporting occasions that positively have an effect on tens of millions of individuals world wide, VinFast takes the chance to broadly promote itself to the worldwide residents, in addition to inspiring on the usage of electrical automobiles.

Concerning the technique behind the partnership, Ms. Le Thi Thu Thuy, Vingroup Vice Chairwoman and VinFast International CEO said: “Sharing the spirit that ‘Something is Potential,’ we’re honored to be a Premier Accomplice of IRONMAN & IRONMAN 70.3 Sequence. We’re proud to be a part of the moments that push folks past their boundaries, and past what many have thought is humanly potential. We’re sure that our electrical mobility will strongly underpin the journeys of IRONMAN athletes world wide to be boundless.”

IRONMAN occasions are globally recognized for being one of many world’s most difficult single-day sporting competitions. Since its debut in 1978, the IRONMAN triathlons are a sequence of full-distance races composed of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bicycle experience, and a 26.2-mile run, in that order. Much like the IRONMAN triathlons, the IRONMAN 70.3 triathlons preserve the construction and format of the unique triathlon sequence however with half-distance triathlons composed of 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike, and 13.1-mile run.

With greater than 40 IRONMAN triathlon races and 90 IRONMAN 70.3 triathlons worldwide, a whole lot of hundreds of athletes from round try and qualify for the respective IRONMAN World Championship and IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship that are recognized for his or her grueling course, difficult race circumstances, and worldwide media protection. Receiving important acclaim and public curiosity, the dwell broadcasts and documentary recap specials have earned high honors inclusive of 17 Sports activities Emmy Awards.

ABOUT VINFAST

VinFast – a member of Vingroup – envisioned to drive the motion of worldwide sensible electrical automobile revolution. Established in 2017, VinFast owns a state-of-the-art automotive manufacturing advanced with globally main scalability that boasts as much as 90% automation in Hai Phong, Vietnam. Strongly dedicated to the mission for a sustainable future for everybody, VinFast consistently innovates to convey high-quality merchandise, superior sensible companies, seamless buyer experiences, and pricing technique for all to encourage international prospects to collectively create a way forward for sensible mobility and a sustainable planet. Study extra at: https://vinfastauto.com.

ABOUT VINGROUP

Established in 1993, Vingroup is without doubt one of the main personal conglomerates within the area, with a complete capitalization of $35 billion USD from three publicly traded corporations (as of November 4, 2021). Vingroup at present focuses on three most important areas: Expertise and Trade, Providers and Social Enterprise. Discover out extra at: https://www.vingroup.internet/en.

ABOUT THE IRONMAN GROUP

The IRONMAN Group operates a world portfolio of occasions that features the IRONMAN® Triathlon Sequence, the IRONMAN® 70.3® Triathlon Sequence, the IRONMAN® Digital Racing™ (VR™) Sequence, 5150™ Triathlon Sequence, the Rock ‘n’ Roll® Working Sequence, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Digital Working™ Sequence, IRONKIDS®, World Triathlon Championship Sequence, premier operating occasions together with the Normal Chartered Singapore Marathon™ and City2Surf®, UTMB® World Sequence occasions together with Tarawera Extremely and Extremely-Path Australia™, Epic Sequence™ mountain bike races together with the Absa Cape Epic®, highway biking occasions together with Haute Route®, and different multisport races. The IRONMAN Group is the most important operator of mass participation sports activities on the planet and supplies greater than one million individuals yearly the advantages of endurance sports activities by way of the corporate’s huge choices. Because the inception of the long-lasting IRONMAN® model and its first occasion in 1978, athletes have confirmed that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE® by crossing end traces world wide. Starting as a single race, The IRONMAN Group has grown to turn out to be a world sensation with a whole lot of occasions throughout 55+ nations. The IRONMAN Group is owned by Advance, a non-public, family-owned enterprise. For extra data, go to www.ironman.com/about-ironman-group.

ABOUT ADVANCE    

Advance is a non-public, family-held enterprise that owns and invests in corporations throughout media, leisure, expertise, communications, schooling and different promising progress sectors. Our mission is to construct the worth of our corporations over the long-term by fostering progress and innovation. Advance’s portfolio consists of Condé Nast, Advance Native, Stage Leisure, The IRONMAN Group, American Metropolis Enterprise Journals, Leaders Group, Turnitin, 1010data and Pop. Collectively these working corporations make use of greater than 17,000 folks in 29 nations. Advance can also be among the many largest shareholders in Constitution Communications, Discovery and Reddit. For extra data go to www.advance.com.

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