Cape Town, South Africa, 19 October 2020 — Global sports company PUMA is pushing their motorsport women´s collection with the launch of the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team Speedcat Mid L. The footwear is the stylish procedure of PUMA´s attitude to support gender equality in racing.
Full throttle is not a man-owned world. In 1958 Maria Teresa De Filippis was the first woman to compete in a Formula 1 race. Since then the heritage was carried on by fuel-injected females like Sauber test driver Susie Wolff and 2019 W-Series champion and Williams development driver Jamie Chadwick. PUMA stands for 100% gender equality in any kind of sport and society. Since 2019 PUMA is supporting the female-only single-seater championship W-Series as the official race gear supplier to promote female motorsport.
Besides the engagement in racing PUMA puts a lot of effort into fulfilling the fashionable requests of today´s women motorsport enthusiasts. Filling the gap from track to street. The women’s motorsport street collection is evolving every season female-only lines matching the blend of style and speed. The Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team Speedcat Mid L silhouette is a re-launch of the iconic Speedcat with an extraordinary midcut which is made for your fancy look on and off the track.
Raised in style the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team Speedcat L is coming with a leather upper and a grippy rubber outsole. The PUMA-White-PUMA-Black as well as the PUMA-Silver-PUMA-White version of the shoe is providing the footwear with an eye-catching look.
Pure motorsport passion hits the shopfloor with the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Speedcat Mid L in The Cross Trainer and selected retailers, as well as online at PUMA.com from 30 October 2020, retailing for R2499.