International lubricant large Gulf Oil has introduced its affiliation with Aprilia Racing works workforce for the 2019 MotoGP season. That is the lubricant firm’s first affiliation with MotoGP, having been related to World Superbike Championship (WSBK) over the earlier seasons. The affiliation with Aprilia has been described as a multi-year partnership, which Gulf says strengthens the model’s various product portfolio. The 19 race MotoGP season all set to start subsequent month in Qatar on March 10, and can culminate in Valencia on November 20, 2019.
Talking on getting into MotoGP, Gulf – Vice President Worldwide, Frank Rutten mentioned, “The chance to maneuver up into MotoGP, as a serious accomplice of Aprilia Racing was a logical subsequent step ahead after World Superbikes. Aprilia is likely one of the most profitable racing marques of all time whereas Gulf, after all, has a protracted historical past of success in motorsport. Making the transfer as much as Grand Prix racing with a producer that we all know matches our ethos of high quality, endurance and fervour and our need for progress.”
Talking on the affiliation, Gulf Oil India Restricted – Managing Director, Ravi Chawla mentioned, “We’re ecstatic to hitch palms with Piaggio Group’s Aprilia Racing workforce for the MotoGP Championship. Gulf Oil has at all times related to main sports activities properties, be it cricket, soccer, volleyball or motorsport. Entry into the highest flight of the motorcycle racing section enhances our journey sports activities portfolio and helps us develop future-ready and top-notch lubricants. I’m sure that the Indian viewers will get pleasure from this adrenaline-filled sport.”
Aprilia has had an attention-grabbing run within the 2018 season and is trying to enhance its efficiency within the upcoming season. The workforce has additionally recruited former Ferrari Sporting Director, Massimo Rivola to move up Aprilia Racing. The workforce additionally has new riders onboard with Andrea Iannone becoming a member of the workforce from Suzuki, alongside Aleix Espargaro and Bradley Smith.