The tyre specialist has just confirmed it’ll be the sole supplier for MotoGP tyres for another three years.
The French manufacturer became the supplier for MotoGP tyres back in 2016, and with the news of the three-year extension, the Michelin and MotoGP partnership should see ten years of racing together.
Speaking about the news, Florent Ménégaux, CEO of Michelin said: “We are very happy with the results we have achieved since Michelin’s return to MotoGP, and today we have, logically, extended our partnership with Dorna Sports. We are particularly proud of the technological advances made with our products, so like the many records beaten together with our partners. This Championship offers fans a captivating spectacle and is accessible through digital platforms unmatched in motorsport. Being a partner of MotoGP therefore represents a precious opportunity for Michelin to involve the public through the brand, tires and innovation For Michelin, motorsport is a laboratory that encourages the transfer of its skills and sustainable solutions for the benefit of all. ”
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Carmelo Ezpeleta, CEO of Dorna Sports added: “We are very proud to continue our partnership with Michelin at least until 2026 . Michelin has been a vital partner for MotoGP since becoming the supplier of the MotoGP tires in 2016, helping us create one of the greatest epochs of competition in motorcycle Grand Prix history. I am delighted that we will achieve a decade of collaboration and I hope we can continue to work together on this incredible foundation. This agreement is fantastic news for all of us in the championship.”