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Aug 1, 2014

Telecom Italia (TIM) To Be Title Sponsor Of Misano And Mugello MotoGP Rounds Through 2016

The podium scene at the 2014 Gran Premio d’Italia TIM at Mugello. Photo courtesy of Dorna/motogp.com.

MotoGP™ extends partnership with Telecom Italia through 2016

MotoGP™ commercial rights holders Dorna Sports extend sponsorship agreement with Telecom Italia through to the 2016 season.

The commercial rights holder of the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship, Dorna Sports, and Telecom Italia have extended their partnership through to the 2016 season.

As of this year the Misano round of MotoGP™ will carry the title Gran Premio TIM di San Marino e Della Riviera di Rimini, with the 2015 and 2016 events also due to be titled as such.

Meanwhile, the Gran Premio d’Italia TIM will also continue to be named as such through to the 2016 season, further to the extended agreement between Dorna and the Italian telecommunications company for the iconic Mugello round.

Pau Serracanta, Managing Director of Dorna’s Commercial Area, stated: “Our partnership with Telecom Italia continues to go from strength-to-strength and its brand TIM already has a well-recognized commercial association with the MotoGP™ World Championship. We are very pleased to announce this new three-year title sponsorship of the Misano round as well as the extension of the title sponsorship of the Italian Grand Prix. We believe the TIM brand is a perfect match with the technologically advanced image and content of MotoGP.”

“With the renewal and expansion of this partnership, which assures Telecom Italia the title sponsorship of the two Grand Prix events which symbolize the MotoGP™ World Championship in our country - declares Cristiano Haberswallner, Head of Sponsorship Management of Telecom Italia – the company confirms its commitment to motorsport which shares with the world of telecommunication the climate of competition, of teamwork and of drive towards technological innovation. Motorsport is a passion of the Italian people, it is therefore natural for Telecom Italia to be present in MotoGP™ World Championship in our country with the TIM brand”.