Millers Oils is a technical partner and lubricants supplier for OneBet Jipocar World Rally Team.
The 2017 team is made up of two drivers, Martin Prokop and Mads Østberg, and their co-drivers Jan Tománek and Ola Floene / Torstein Eriksen. They run the newest top spec Ford Fiesta WRC 2017, which is maintained and serviced by Czech MP-Sports team owned by Martin Prokop.
Norwegian driver, Mads Østberg has shown his speed and determination for securing podium places in WRC 2017 season. At Rally Argentina, earlier this year, he held second position overall but a small mistake in one corner and damaged suspension meant ninth place in the final classification. Then in Rally Finland he came 10th, placing in the top three stage times at various points throughout the rally. Østberg, got seventh place in Rally Poland and the team`s analysis of the special stages have shown that he has been among the quickest on the wide and fastest parts of the stages.
Other WRC 2017 results of Mads Østberg this season include 15th in Rally Sweden, eighth in Rally Portugal, seventh in Rally Italia Sardegna.
Martin Prokop is the ‚MP‘ part of the MP-Sports Team, in which he is both the owner of and a driver for. Throughout the years he’s taken part in the Dakar rallies as well as many WRC rallies. He will be returning to the Dakar Rally in 2018.
Millers Oils, an independent producer of innovative lubricants, are proud to be a technical partner and the only choice of oils used in the strong and fast, 360 bhp Fiesta WRC 2017.
Manager, Quirin Müller says: „We have been using Millers Oils Nanodrive low-friction engine and gear oils in all our racing cars since 2010 – Fiesta S2000, Fiesta WRC, Dakar car Ford Raptor F-150 and others as recce and pacenote Lancer Evolition cars. During the seven years of partnership and usage of Millers Oils products, they have proven its high quality, maximum reliability and higher protection of parts. We are also recieving fantastic technical support. I am very happy that we can continue in this coperation also in this new challenging project with Mads Østberg and this fantastic new car. We will be using CFS 0w30 NT+ and CRX LS 75w140 NT+ oils as well as Racing Brake Fluid 300+ and further products from Millers Oils Motorsport range.“
Prokop and Østberg will be racing in various rallies for the duration of 2017. Catch Østberg at the WRC Rally Catalunya in his WRC 2017 car. Prokop will be at Rallye du Maroc in his Ford Raptor Dakar Car - then preperations begin for his 2018 Dakar return where he wants to jump into TOP10 after being 11th and best privateer in 2017.