Meet the people who are making a difference in the ROKiT community, and around the world.
Emerson has been racing Karts since the age of 8 and travelled throughout Australia, taking out many State and National titles. He made his motor racing debut in the Formula 4 Championship category at the Australian Grand Prix in 2019 when he was just 15 years old. He finished 5th in the Formula 4 championship & was awarded Rookie of the year.
Reanne, who was awarded an MBE in last year’s honours list, will proudly represent our company a full-time professional player where she will now regularly compete with fellow ROKiT Brand Champions Ronnie O’Sullivan and Jimmy White. As well as the professional tour she will continue to play in, and support, the Women’s World Snooker Tour where she will aim to add to her 12 World Titles.
MB Partners are delighted to announce that Esmee Hawkey and ROKiT will join forces with T3 Motorsport in this year’s DTM championship. Forming a new alliance for 2021, the partnership will see Esmee compete in Germany’s leading race series at the wheel of T3 Motorsport’s Lamborghini Huracan GT3 Evo, complete with a new striking ROKiT livery.
With over 1100 century breaks, 37 Ranking titles and 20 Majors Ronnie has been at the top of the sport for almost 20 years. He also compiled the fastest ever 147 break, the perfect game, in just 5 minutes 20 seconds. The partnership will see Ronnie working as a Brand Champion for many of the companies stellar brands including ROKiT Phones, ABK Beer, Bandero Tequila and a new 100% natural energy drink called ROKiT Fuel.
ROKiT has signed as the primary marketing partner of the No. 14 Chevrolet to be driven by Bourdais in the NTT INDYCAR Series this season. The striking livery design embodies ROKiT's disruptive approach to challenging conventional business. In addition to branding on the car, the agreement allows for a variety of activation opportunities.
Nic Hamilton is an extraordinary man and a real inspiration to so many people. Born with Cerebral Palsy and told he would never walk, Nic has overcome many obstacles in his life. Not only walking unaided by the age of 17, he has been competing in the BTCC, supported by ROKiT, for the last two seasons and now, in our third year of support, ROKiT is hugely proud to help this determined and talented man pursue his dreams in the 2021 season.
A Continued Collaboration
For Season 7, ROKiT Venturi Racing will continue to benefit from the reliability and vast expertise of Mercedes-Benz – one of the most successful and decorated manufacturers in the history of motorsport.
ROKiT Venturi Racing will continue to run the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team’s powertrain [inverter, motor, rear axle and energy management software] alongside its cooling system, rear frame, rear suspension, dampers, software, onboard electronics, and wiring looms.
ROKiT has partnered with the W Series, a ground-breaking racing series for women that launched in 2019 to coincide with a number of Formula 1 races on some of the most famous circuits. The multi-year title partnership will feature branding on all 20 vehicles, personnel, and drivers including inaugural champion Jamie Chadwick.
ROKiT has joined forces with 14-year-old racing driver Juju Noda, as she competes in the 2021 F4 USA Racing Championships. Juju will be driving the ROKiT T-Point MIKIHOUSE Ligier F4 this season. Daughter of former Formula 1 driver Hideki Noda, racing-prodigy Juju started kart racing at 3 years old. At 9, she drove in the Formula 4 series breaking several records. Noda moved to Denmark in 2020, to make her European racing debut in the Danish Formula 4 Championship and won. This year she will be competing in the F4 United States Championship for the first time.
Ex-Force India F1 deputy chief Bob Fernley has teamed-up with ROKiT Phones Chairman Jonathan Kendrick to help unearth, encourage and enable engineering stars of the future, particularly those from diverse backgrounds, to aim for achievement and success at the highest echelons of motor sport. Bob Fenley explains
"There are so many youngsters from disadvantaged backgrounds who don't have the money to take part in what is a massively expensive sport who are missing out on motor racing and Formula One,"
"We want to help change that because both Jonathan and I understand what it means to start with nothing in life, which is why we are acting as benefactors to Fast Track to Formula One to try to bring on new, young talent that otherwise would never have the opportunity to surface."
ROKiT Phones currently headlines the World Seniors Snooker Tour featuring Jimmy White, Stephen Hendry, Dennis Taylor and James Wattana. The popular sport has viewing figures in excess of 100 million in China alone, in August the ROKiT Phones World Championship was be staged at the iconic Crucible Theatre in Sheffield with the event being broadcast live across the globe.
ROKiT has partnered with IZS Equestrian to support talented showjumper, Isabella Zubieta. 13 year old, Isabella is half German and half Mexican and currently competes on the Mexican circuit at 1 metre 25 (4ft) on her two horses, and hopes to be competing in Europe in 2021. Isabella continues to impress equestrian team scouts and is looking likely to join the National Junior Showjumping team within the next year. ROKiT branding will be featured across Isabella’s team kit and horse rugs.
ROKiT Phones has entered into a multi-year sponsorship agreement with iconic National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Drag Racer, Alexis DeJoria. ROKiT Phones - creators of glasses-free 3D smartphones - has entered into a multi-year sponsorship agreement with iconic National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Drag Racer, Alexis DeJoria. ROKiT Phones will support the full 24-race circuit by delivering innovative 3D racing content to fans via ROKiT smartphones and ROKiT branding will appear on DeJoria's vehicle, driver and crew uniforms, official merchandise and across her team's transport fleet. Additionally, ROKiT Phones will create a series of exclusive 3D racing experiences, which will give fans across the globe an entirely new level of access to DeJoria, her 11,000-horsepower nitro ROKiT Toyota Camry Funny Car and the high-octane action on the track.
Teaming up with the excellent Alex Laffery and Stuart Loudon has seen ROKiT enter arguably the most spectacular motorsport of them all, in the British and European Rally Championships. Alex and Stuart were 2nd in 2018 and recently finished 3rd in the Ypres Rally. The striking ROKiT rally car is attracting admiring attention from avid racegoers throughout the UK and Europe.
ROKiT phones has partnered up with award-winning singer-songwriter, Maisy Kay and TheFatRat, better known as the biggest gaming artist in the industry, for the creation of the music video for their latest single, "The Storm". The vibrant music video behind "The Storm" is an ideal visual to go alongside such a unique song which includes Maisy Kay singing in Na'vi, the language from the Blockbuster hit, 'Avatar'. ROKiT phones has created an interactive mobile app for "The Storm-Interactive" where fans can see what creature is inside of the egg.