In 1985, ELF is sponsoring the famous racing car Lotus 97T driven by the young hope Ayrton Senna that will win that year the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Estoril, Portugal, on a heavy rain. ELF, sponsor of the race and official supplier of Renault, accompanied this memorable victory. ELF, the Legend goes on !
The Ford-Matra MS10, first French car to win the Grand Prix to the Formula 1 world championship since its creation in 1950, is now an icon in the racing competition world. Sponsored by ELF and piloted by the legendary Jacky Stewtart, this famous victory took place in Zandvoort in the Netherlands, 1968. Two victories to come, in Germany and in the United-States, will make Jacky Stewart the Formula 1 World Championship runner-up. ELF, the Legend goes on !