Having taken on the position of sole tyre provider within the premier class again in 2016, it has performed a key position in creating the closest competitors throughout the championship’s historical past, with 10 of the closest high 15 finishes of all-time being set since 2018.
Michelin had already been set to stay because the official tyre provider in MotoGP till the top of 2023 due to its current deal, with the brand new settlement overlaying the 2024, 2025 and 2026 world championship seasons.
Carmelo Ezpeleta, CEO of Dorna Sports activities, believes the latest interval of shut racing and historic feats makes the continuation of the partnership between Michelin and MotoGP an apparent one and is delighted with the deal.
“We’re very proud to proceed our partnership with Michelin till no less than 2026,” Ezpeleta mentioned.
“Michelin has been an important associate for MotoGP because it turned the tyre provider to the premier class in 2016, serving to us to create one of many biggest eras of competitors in bike grand prix racing historical past.
“I am delighted that we’ll attain a decade of collaboration and I hope we will proceed constructing on this unimaginable basis collectively. This settlement is unbelievable information for all of us within the championship.”
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“We’re very pleased with the outcomes we have obtained since Michelin’s return to MotoGP. We’re notably happy with the technological progress made with our merchandise, in addition to the numerous information damaged along with our companions,” Florent Menegaux, CEO of Michelin, added.
“This championship gives followers a charming spectacle, and it is accessible through digital platforms unparalleled in motorsport.
“Being a associate of MotoGP due to this fact represents a worthwhile alternative for Michelin to interact the general public and gamers throughout the self-discipline in its imaginative and prescient, model, tyres and innovation.
“For Michelin, motorsport is a laboratory that encourages the switch of its experience and sustainable options for the good thing about everybody.”
The brand new contract additionally consists of Michelin taking the title sponsor slot for one grand prix in every season the deal covers.