Electric vehicle company VinFast in full global partnership with IRONMAN

VinFast, billed as the first automaker in the world to completely transition from internal combustion engines to electric vehicles, has confirmed a global partnership with IRONMAN. This expanded agreement makes VinFast the first naming rights partner for the IRONMAN US Series starting in 2022.

Under the agreement, VinFast will also become the title partner of the IRONMAN 2022 World Championship and the 2023 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship, each continuing until 2025, as well as the exclusive partner for electric vehicles in the IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 series. in the United States, Europe, and Asia until 2025.

VinFast will be the exclusive partner for motor vehicles, electric vehicles, electric scooters and electric buses, providing electric vehicles including scooters, cars and buses for IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 events.

As the Naming Rights Partner of the VinFast IRONMAN US Series, Title Partner of the VinFast IRONMAN World Championship, the EV company will enjoy highly visible brand association at IRONMAN events around the world.

IRONMAN adds that… “It will provide unique direct on-site consumer experiences at IRONMAN races with opportunities for participants and fans to experience a next-generation electric car through test drives and other experiential programs.”

Founded in 2017, VinFast is headquartered in Singapore and is part of Vingroup, Vietnam’s largest conglomerate. The partnership signing ceremony was held on July 23, 2022 in Nha Trang, southern Vietnam.

“IRONMAN Group is thrilled to have developed a comprehensive and far-reaching partnership with VinFast, including our flagship IRONMAN World Championship and IRONMAN 70.3 events,” said Andrew Messick, President and CEO of IRONMAN Group.

“We appreciate how VinFast pushes boundaries with its smart, eco-friendly electric vehicles to create a sustainable future for everyone. It is very much like the spirit of IRONMAN and our athletes to break and exceed preconceived limits.

Le Thi Thu Thuy, Vice President of Vingroup and CEO of VinFast Global, said, “Sharing the spirit that ‘anything is possible’, we are honored to be a Premier Partner of the IRONMAN & IRONMAN 70.3 Series.

“We are proud to be part of the moments that push people beyond their limits and beyond what many thought was humanly possible. We are certain that our electric mobility will strongly support the journeys of IRONMAN athletes around the world to be limitless.