HELLERUP, Denmark, October 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Saxo Bank, the trading and investment specialist, today announces that Marco Sørensen took his maiden GP2 victory in the Russian Sprint Race, leading every lap from pole position.
Making only his 12th start in the series after joining MP Motorsport mid-season, Sørensen made a great start from reversed-grid pole position.
In a joint statement, Kim Fournais and Lars Seier Christensen, co-CEOs and co-founders of Saxo Bank commented on Marco Sørensen's success:
"In Saxo Bank, we have a long tradition of supporting talent. The same way we at Saxo empower our clients to seize every opportunity that arises in the market place, Marco has shown that to win you need skills, will and passion. We are proud to support a talent that could be the next Danish F1 driver. Marco's performance today emphasizes that he has the skill and the will to go very far in this sport."
Saxo Bank decided in January this year to enter motor sports at a serious level in 2014 when it announced it would support the Lotus Formula 1 Team and Marco Sørensen.
About Saxo Bank
Saxo Bank is an online multi-asset trading and investment specialist, offering private investors and institutional clients a complete set of tools for their trading and investment strategies. Its financial community portal, TradingFloor.com, is the first multi-asset social trading platform. A fully licensed and regulated European bank, Saxo Bank enables clients to trade FX, CFDs, ETFs, Stocks, Futures, Options and other derivatives on our award-winning SaxoTrader platform, accessible on PCs, tablets or smartphones through a single account and available in more than 20 languages. The platform is white-labelled by more than 100 major financial institutions worldwide. Saxo Bank also offers professional portfolio and fund management as well as traditional banking services through Saxo Privatbank. Founded in 1992, Saxo Bank is headquartered in Copenhagen and has offices in 26 countries throughout Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, Africa and Australia.
SOURCE Saxo Bank