Meet the people who are making a difference in the ROKiT community, and around the world.
Building on its title partnership in Formula 1, ROKiT has entrusted Venturi Racing to expand its motorsport portfolio into the world’s premier all-electric racing series. As the world’s fastest-growing form of motorsport, racing in 12 cities spanning five continents, Formula E showcases innovative, future-focused technologies – something synonymous with both Venturi and ROKiT. Alongside pioneering smartphone solutions, ROKiT has recently launched an international venture to aid the development of smart cities across the globe through ROKiT Cities – branding for which will feature on the race cars of both Felipe Massa and Edoardo Mortara, in addition to all team kits.
ROKiT Phones has become the inaugural title sponsor of The Race's successful All-Star Esports cup races. The Race All-Star Esports Battles are run on the rFactor 2 platform with drivers from real-world racing, along with the world’s best Sim racers, on famous circuits competing for a share of the $10k prize pot every race weekend. Max Verstappen, Alexander Rossi, Simon Pagenaud, Nico Hulkenberg, Stoffel Vandoorne, Nelson Piquet Jr., and Neel Jani are among those who have competed to date. The Race All-Star Cup Fully Charged by ROKiT Phones consists of three-heat races — two for real-world drivers, and one for sim racers. The top five from these races progress straight to the final.
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.
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.
ROKiT Phones is proud to partner with a true leader on and off the field, NFL star Derwin James. As a rookie in the 2018 season, Derwin became the first Chargers rookie to be named a starter in the Pro Bowl since 2005, receiving the most votes at the free safety position in the AFC. Recognized by The Associated Press as a first-team All-Pro at safety, and named All-NFL, All-AFC, and All-Rookie in 2018 by the Professional Football Writers of America. He posted 109 tackles, 3.5 sacks, 3.5 tackles for loss, three interceptions, and 15 passes defensed as a rookie, becoming the first-ever Chargers rookie with at least 100 tackles. Off-field, Derwin and ROKiT give back to the community through military service-related programs and initiatives Vets to Vets and Salute to Service.
For female racing drivers only. Brand-new for 2020, the W Series Esports League aims to raise female participation in esports and inspire a new generation of gamers and sim racers. Unlike many other sim racing initiatives, the W Series Esports League will be contested by women only, with W Series drivers from past and present seasons taking part. Working closely with Logitech G, Beyond Entertainment and iRacing, W Series will stage W Series Esports League races on 10 circuits, and up to three races will be run at each of the circuits.
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. 2020 will consist of eight races across Europe, Russia, and North America with continued expansion each season.
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.
Nic Hamliton is an extraordinary man. 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 is now competing in the BTCC! ROKiT is hugely proud to help this determined and talented man achieves his dreams.
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 will be staged at the iconic Crucible Theatre in Sheffield with the event being broadcast live across the globe.