It’s official – Japan is back on the grid in 2021.

Yuki Tsunoda, the highly talented 20-year-old from Kanagawa, will drive for the Formula 1 team Scuderia AlphaTauri in 2021 alongside teammate Pierre Gasly.

At the same time, Hersey Shiga Global is happy to announce a partnership with WWP Weirather-Wenzel & Partner, an international sports marketing company, which has the right to acquire partners for Scuderia AlphaTauri. Together, both companies will work on the partnership acquisition and activation for Scuderia AlphaTauri in Japan.

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Yuki Tsunoda of Scuderia AlphaTauri and Japan during the F1 Young Drivers Test at Yas Marina Circuit. (Photo by Peter Fox/Getty Images) // Getty Images / Red Bull

Official Press Release

Official Interview with Yuki Tsunoda (in Japanese only):






 ハーシー・シガ・グローバル代表 志賀司:「WWPとのパートナーシップ締結に大変興奮しており、角田裕毅選手のような若いドライビングタレントをサポートできることを光栄に思います。 7年ぶりの日本人F1ドライバーが誕生したことで、日本のモーター・スポーツ界のプライドを取り戻す大きなきっかけとなるでしょう。」

詳しくはHersey Shiga Global(までお問い合わせください。


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David Schneider

David Schneider

Journalist, author, & investor with more than 20 years of experience in research, sports marketing, and entertainment industries. Official successor to Bill Hersey.

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