Super Bowl Champions Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce Join F1 Team Ownership Group

Jackson Wheeler
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The Alpine Formula 1 race team continues to add star power to its ownership group.

On Tuesday, the team’s ownership group from Otro Capital announced that it had added a pair of NFL football greats to an already powerful lineup of athletes and actors. Kansas City Chiefs players Patrick Mahomes and Travis Kelce are two of the team’s newest investors.

That growing investor group is includes PGA golfer Rory McIlroy, boxer Anthony Joshua, soccer star Juan Mata, and actors Ryan Reynolds, Rob McElhenny and Michael B. Jordan.

Otro Capital, RedBird Capital Partners and Maximum Effort Investments, together known as The Investor Group, announced plans in June to inject approximately $218 million into Alpine’s Formula 1 team.

“It’s an exciting time for the sport and this is an opportunity to bring our shared values to the world stage,” Mahomes said. I’m looking forward to being a part of its growth.”

“I am thrilled to lead an investor group and join forces with Patrick and the team at Otro Capital on this exciting venture with Alpine F1,” Kelce said.

Pierre Gasly and Esteban Ocon drive for the Alpine team in Formula 1, which will race at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, Oct. 20-22.

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Mike Pryson covered auto racing for the Jackson (Mich.) Citizen Patriot and MLive Media Group from 1991 until joining Autoweek in 2011. He won several Michigan Associated Press and national Associated Press Sports Editors awards for auto racing coverage and was named the 2000 Michigan Auto Racing Fan Club’s Michigan Motorsports Writer of the Year. A Michigan native, Mike spent three years after college working in southwest Florida before realizing that the land of Disney and endless summer was no match for the challenge of freezing rain, potholes and long, cold winters in the Motor City.

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