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RuggON becomes official partner of the Haupt Racing Team

February 16 , 2024

RuggON, a manufacturer of high-performance and robust tablets, will be an official partner of the Haupt Racing Team in the 2024 season. The international brand will equip the team from Drees with high-quality computer solutions with immediate effect.

  • RuggON becomes official partner of HRT
  • Use of robust computer solutions in racing operations

RuggON, one of the leading manufacturers of robust mobile computer solutions, has become an official partner of the Haupt Racing Team. The Taiwanese manufacturer has many years of experience in the production of mobile hardware for tough operating conditions. It is now supplying the HRT team, which will be using the robust RuggON tablets from this season onwards.

The RuggOn products enable the smooth operation of complex software under challenging conditions, such as rain, dust and hard knocks, which the team and its drivers have to master during a motorsport season.

Ulrich Fritz, Managing Director Haupt Racing Team: "First of all, we would like to welcome RuggOn to our HRT family. RuggON's robust technology will help us in all areas, be it for analyses, race management, system checks, inventory management, driver meetings, statistics or race strategy. In this way, the RuggON tablets will become an integral part of our racing team."

Martin Brandenburg, RuggON General Manager Europe: "The partnership between RuggON and HRT represents a collaboration between two strong brands. Our companies share the values of passion, highest quality, attention to detail and the pursuit of victory and success. As their official partner, we will bring the best of our ruggedized technology to support a very exciting team in a very exciting and demanding environment."

About RuggON

With decades of ruggedized mobile solution expertise, RuggON strives to improve mobile productivity in harsh environments. RuggON’s professional engineering team delivers devices of exceptional value and quality that improve user experience – including rugged tablets, in-vehicle computers, rugged monitors, military panel PCs, and drone controllers. The company is dedicated to understanding the various demands of different industries in order to provide application-oriented, tailored solutions that are efficient and effective. RuggON is committed to high standards and customer satisfaction. It prides itself on providing endless possibilities today to meet the demands of tomorrow.

About HRT

HRT stands for HAUPT RACING TEAM. The motorsport team was founded in July 2020 by racing driver and entrepreneur Hubert Haupt and has firmly established itself in international GT3 sport within a very short time. As well as numerous race wins and top results, HRT’s greatest success came in 2021 when it won the Drivers’ Championship in the DTM. In 2023, the team celebrated its most successful season to date, competing in the DTM, the Nürburgring Endurance Series, the GT World Challenge Europe and the 24-hour races at the Nürburgring and Spa-Francorchamps, among others. Many of these race outings are as a Mercedes-AMG Performance Team with extended factory support. HRT is also involved in professional sim racing and is a sought-after partner for technical development projects and motorsport events of all kinds. As of the 2023 season, the team’s new operations centre is the HRT Race Base in Drees, which is located at the Nürburgring. The headquarters of Haupt Racing Team GmbH are in Grünwald near Munich.