The MotoGP championship's Commercial Rights Holder Dorna Sports has announced that it has reached a contract extension with the iconic energy drink company, Red Bull.
The partnership between MotoGP and Red Bull has existed for many years The two parties first worked together in the 2005 US Grand Prix when Red Bull was the title sponsor of the race at Laguna Seca. The partnership has kept growing since with Dorna Sports now announcing a further contract extension.
It has been announced that Red Bull will be the sponsor of the two race weekends, the 2020 Gran Premio de España and 2020 Gran Premio de Andalucía, which are set to take place at the Circuito de Jerez-Angel Nieto from the 17th to the 19th of July and the 24th to the 26th of July, respectively.
It has also been confirmed that the energy drink company will remain the title sponsor of the Gran Premio de España and the Grand Prix of the Americas until 2024, as well as a co-sponsor of the Gran Premio di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini.
The Fuschl-based Austrian company will remain the title sponsor and co-organiser of MotoGP’s Rookies Cup that has been founded thirteen years ago in 2007.
Pau Serracanta, Managing Director of Dorna Sports looks back with pride at the partnership between MotoGP and Red Bull which started in the 2005 US Grand Prix.
“Red Bull is a true partner of MotoGP. As we approach the end of this agreement, it will be nearly 20 years that we will have spent working together – since 2005, when Red Bull was the title sponsor of the US GP at Laguna Seca.”
„In addition to this agreement, we have also worked together as co-organisers of the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup for more than a decade, Red Bull has been our partner in the MotoGP eSport Championship since inception, as well as the Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup, and we organize the Austrian Grand Prix together at the Red Bull Ring – in addition to our broadcast agreement with ServusTV covering Austria and Germany. We are delighted to continue working with Red Bull,” he added.