Shell Confirmed as Title Sponsor of Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix
Shell is pleased to confirm it has renewed its title sponsorship of the Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix, having reached an agreement with Dorna Sports, the MotoGP™ rights holder, to support the FIM MotoGP World Championship and the Sepang International Circuit’s hosting of the Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix for the 2015 and 2016 championship seasons.
The title sponsorship of the Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix provides Shell with an opportunity to further strengthen its long-standing presence in MotoGP™ and showcase products including Shell Advance Ultra (lubricant) and Shell V-Power (fuel) that are at the forefront of competitive innovation in world championship motorcycle racing. It also complements the Technical Partnership Shell has with Ducati and specifically with the Ducati MotoGP team – one of the leading teams in the series – and provides the ideal platform to engage further with motorcyclists within the Asia region and the world over.
The 2015 Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix (25 October) will be the penultimate round of the MotoGP™ World Championship and it will be the 17th year it has been held at the Sepang International Circuit, located on the outskirts of the capital city of Kuala Lumpur. With the Sepang International Circuit also the official headquarters of the Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup – a feeder series for Asian motorcycle stars of the future – Shell’s support of the Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix further reinforces the commitment to motorcycling in Asia.
A press release issued by Dorna: