Steiner blasts Wealthy Power chaos

As soon as once more Wealthy Power took on sponsorship in motorsport, just for it to finish prematurely. The vitality drink producer signed on with the British Superbike crew OMG, however has now ended the partnership. The state of affairs is sort of similar to the one which Günther Steiner and Haas skilled with the model in System 1. The crew boss blasts the vitality drink maker within the press saying “It’s apparent what occurred there, it’s no shock”.

Wealthy Power had been Haas’ major sponsor forward of the 2019 System 1 season, however the collaboration was terminated later that yr beneath suspicious circumstances. The corporate’s chief govt, William Storey, blamed the break on the racing crew’s poor outcomes, one thing the crew strongly denied.

Confusion adopted after Wealthy Power itself claimed that the tweet saying the termination of the deal was written by a “devious particular person”, nonetheless, the corporate nonetheless ultimately parted methods with Haas. Wealthy Power returned to racing in 2020 to sponsor OMG within the British Superbike Championship in a multi-million euro deal.

William Storey


Regardless of the claims of this deal, historical past seems to have repeated itself as Wealthy Power introduced the tip of the cooperation on Twitter. Storey later instructed that the OMG crew had “acted with dangerous intentions a number of occasions”.

Steiner, he stated, had overheard the story surrounding the ex-Haas sponsor in passing. “I learn the story as a result of I had seen it earlier than” the Haas crew boss stated throughout the System One race in France.


“It was prefer it was occurring once more, that’s my solely remark. I don’t know the way a lot cash they obtained, however at the least we obtained one thing ultimately,

“It’s apparent what occurred there, which is why I’m not shocked!” blasts the Haas boss.



OMG has already responded to Wealthy Power’s allegations, stating that the crew was by no means supported by the corporate instantly, however by RichOMG Restricted. That is the rights holder for the sale and distribution of the vitality drink.

“Following discussions with RichOMG Restricted earlier this week, the OMG crew was assured that each one different present sponsorship offers taken on by RichOMG Restricted may even proceed and be paid for,” learn an announcement from the crew.

This was adopted by an announcement on Wealthy Power’s Twitter account saying the contract had been terminated and it was “a matter for the British Superbike Championship as to how they current the crew this weekend”. Storey drove a Renault System 1 automobile earlier than the French Grand Prix and claimed on Twitter that he was “sooner than {most professional} drivers”.


Wealthy Power nonetheless has some involvement in motorsport, albeit within the UK home racing scene; the corporate is the first sponsor of a British Touring automobile crew fielding three automobiles together with the veteran driver Jason Plato. 




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