The Sauber team confirmed on Monday that has sucessfully negotiated an extension to its premimum partnership with the insurance broker Interproteccion for a fourth year.

Sauber and Interproteccion first teamed up in 2011, and the extension means that the logos of the Mexican company will be visible on the pylons of the front wing of the Sauber C33-Ferrari, as well as on the drivers' overalls and the team gear.

"We are delighted to continue our partnership with Interproteccion," said Sauber F1 team principal Monisha Kaltenborn. "The past three years have been a successful and fruitful cooperation.

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"Interproteccion operates in more than 150 countries and they are growing," she added. "We are pleased that they have chosen us as their international platform in order for them to connect to their target audience."

"We are thrilled to continue the partnership with the Sauber F1 Team," responded Interproteccion CEO Juan Ignacio Casanueva. "This will be the fourth year and together we have developed a successful synergy between the team and the company. Interproteccion is always aiming to achieve the highest standards, with both our clients and our partners.

"Supporting talented young drivers like Esteban Guti?rrez, who has a brilliant future in motorsport, is a way of saying 'we believe in Mexico, we believe in success'," he added.