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McLaren is to announce a new sponsor in the shape of American-based multinational computer company Dell Technologies for the 2018 Formula 1 season, reports Sky News.
The long-term deal, which is expected to be confirmed on Thursday, will see the manufacturer of PCs, computer servers and TVs supply both hardware and software to the F1 team and its Applied Technologies division – according to Sky News sources.
McLaren enters into a new engine supply deal with Renault for this season, after a torrid three-year partnership with Honda.
The Dell deal will be seen as a major boost after the poor results of recent years have threatened its capabilities of attracting new backers.