Dorna and Michelin Tyres announce a three-year extension of their partnership that establishes Michelin as the sole supplier of rubber in the premier class until 2026.
Michelin Tyres became the official tyre supplier of MotoGP in 2016. The newly announced extension will see that partnership between the French tyre manufacturer and Dorna continue through to 2026, beginning in 2024. As part of the agreement, the Michelin Tyres will continue to be the title sponsor of a Grand Prix each season and to be featured trackside at each race
“We’re very proud to continue our partnership with Michelin until at least 2026. Michelin has been a vital partner for MotoGP since it became the tyre supplier to the premier class in 2016, helping us to create one of the greatest eras of competition in motorcycle Grand Prix racing history. I’m delighted that we will reach a decade of collaboration and I hope we can continue building on this incredible foundation together. This agreement is fantastic news for all of us in the Championship.” – Carmelo Ezpeleta, CEO of Dorna Sports.
“We are very satisfied with the results obtained since Michelin’s return to MotoGP, and today we have extended our partnership with Dorna Sports in a natural way. We are particularly proud of the technological progress made with our tires, as well as the many circuit records established together with our partners. This championship offers its fans a very exciting spectacle, accessible through digital platforms without equal in motorsport. For us, being a partner of MotoGP means engaging with both spectators and all players in the discipline using our tires, our brand and our innovations. We see indeed Motorsport like a lab that encourages transfers of expertise and swift application of our sustainable solutions that benefit everyone.” – Florent Menegaux, Michelin Group CEO.