Iveco is official sponsor of the 2013 MotoGP and Yamaha Factory Racing Team
Watford, 19 April 2013
Iveco is back for the fourth year running as commercial vehicle supplier to the MotoGP, renewing its partnership with the premier international motorcycle racing world championship.
This weekend will mark the second race of the season, being held at the Grand Prix of the Americas circuit in Austin, Texas. The championship will conclude on 10 November in Valencia, Spain. Skilled riders will compete in the eighteen-race series which takes place across thirteen countries, on four continents.
On 29 June, race 7 of the season will be the Iveco TT Assen 2013; a race in which Iveco is the title sponsor, to be held in the Netherlands. Iveco will also be title sponsor at the Aragón circuit in Spain on 29 September 2013, for the event titled Gran Premio Iveco de Aragón.
Iveco continues its support of Dorna Sports, the organiser and exclusive commercial rights holder of the MotoGP, for this 2013 season. The company is supplying the organiser with four Daily vans and 13 new Stralis Hi-Way trucks, the flagship model for the Iveco heavy truck range. The vehicles will be used throughout the season to transport equipment, materials, offices and mobile workshops.
The 2013 season has seen Iveco renew its partnership with the Yamaha Factory Racing Team. The team boasts Spanish teammate Jorge Lorenzo as the current reigning 2012 world champion, and winner of the first race of the season in Qatar. This year, Yamaha Factory Racing is also home to Italian racer Valentino Rossi, considered one of the most famous names in professional motorcycle racing, having won four world championship titles in the past with Yamaha.
Iveco is supplying the team with seven new Stralis trucks, four of which are equipped with the flagship Hi-Way cab, plus one Daily van. They will be used for the transport of motorcycles, offices, mobile workshops and the Yamaha Factory Racing personnel.
By participating in prestigious sporting events, such as the MotoGP, Iveco illustrates its shared values, among which reliability, dedication to achieving goals and teamwork are all key principles.
Iveco, a Fiat Industrial company, designs, manufactures, and markets a broad range of light, medium and heavy commercial vehicles, off-road trucks, city and intercity buses and coaches as well as special vehicles for applications such as fire fighting, off-road missions, defence and civil protection.
Iveco employs almost 25,000 people and runs in 11 Countries in the world using excellent technologies. Besides Europe, the company operates in China, Russia, Australia and Latin America. Around 5,000 sales and service outlets in over 160 Countries guarantee technical support wherever in the world an Iveco vehicle is at work.
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