MOTOGP: Jorge Lorenzo Pairs With SHARK Helmets in Three-Year Sponsor Agreement

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Reigning MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo has announced a three-year partnership with SHARK, the French helmet manufacturer, beginning in 2016.

Lorenzo will be wearing the Race-R PRO, SHARK’s flagship product, in all MotoGP races for the next three years.  It features unrivaled optical properties and incomparable aerodynamics. Nowadays, the Race-R PRO is best known in motorcycle World Championships, with more than 150 podiums to its credit.

“I am very proud to be tackling the forthcoming seasons with such a prestigious brand as SHARK, which has a long history in MotoGP,” said Lorenzo. “For me, this represents a most exciting challenge and I am quite sure that, together, we will form a great team. I really hope that I can reward all this confidence they have placed in me with some major successes.”

“We are very proud of the trust that Jorge Lorenzo has placed in our brand and in our helmets by joining the SHARK Racing Team for the forthcoming seasons of MotoGP,” said the Chairman of SHARK, Patrick Francois. “Having the chance to work with such a high-level experienced rider is a real opportunity for our brand, as his skills will enable us to push back the technical boundaries of our products. Jorge is aware that thanks to our leading position in the market for motorcycle equipment, we will be applying all our know-how and expertise to every race in order to support him and fulfill all his expectations. We are certain that the quality of our products will meet with his full satisfaction and that this partnership will lead us all onward to resounding victories during the seasons to come.”

CREDIT: Movistar Yamaha Racing

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