MasterCard sponsors MotoGP Tribul Mastercard aids launch plans with MotoGP deal FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrintNew payment solutions provider Tribul Mastercard has entered into a partnership with the MotoGP motorcycling championship. Tribul Mastercard has signed a five-year deal with Dorna Sports, MotoGP’s commercial rights-holder, to serve as the series’ supplier of payment solutions until the end of the 2021 season. Tribul Mastercard’s product can be used online and via chip and pin or contactless technology. The company will use the product to offer MotoGP fans prizes such as VIP access, money-can't-buy experiences, merchandise and discounts. Fans will also be given the chance to upload their own MotoGP image to the front of their card, which can then be used at race events for easy payments and access to benefits. Dorna Sports chief executive Carmelo Ezpeleta also confirmed that Tribul Mastercard would serve as title sponsor of this season’s event in Misano, Italy, meaning that each of the 18 races on the 2017 calendar will have a naming-rights partner. Tribul chief executive A. Wayne Johnson said: “We see huge opportunities for MotoGP fans to have a branded payment solution they’re proud to have in their wallet or pocket, and in return we’re building a significant fan engagement programme that will reward cardholders and bring them closer to their passion for the sport just by using the card for their normal everyday spend.“Plus, the innovative technology will push the important safety message of MotoGP by enabling cardholders to turn their card on and off with the swipe of an app to protect against fraudulent transactions.” Back to top Related Content Drinks brand Monster Energy has extended a sponsorship deal with the MotoGP motorcycling championship.Read on Carmelo Ezpeleta, chief executive of Dorna Sports, MotoGP’s commercial rights-holder, has said the motorcycling series is planning on introducing all-electric races to its calendar of events in the near future.Read on French tyre manufacturer Michelin has agreed a deal to serve as the title sponsor of the Australian leg of the MotoGP motorcycle-racing championship for the second successive year.Read on
Oakley signs deal with MotoGP “The Oakley brand is deeply rooted in MotoGP and this partnership with the Gran Premio d’Italia, which will be hosted in Mugello, is an exciting way to expand our presence and continue our commitment to the sport,” said Cuan Petersen, Vice President Sports Marketing Oakley. “This partnership will allow Oakley to bring the brand’s leading MotoGP heritage, products, technologies and innovations to athletes and fans around the world”, he added.
Tata Communications signs deal with MotoGP Tata Communications, a leading provider of A New World of Communications™, has been selected by Dorna Sports as the exclusive video distribution partner for the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship and Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK). Tata Communications will distribute the motorcycle road racing action from five continents to over 80 media partners, reaching over 200 million households, using its global superfast fibre and satellite network. This partnership will enable Dorna to capitalise on the opportunities that the latest digital technology advancements bring, as people’s evolving content consumption habits continue to shape the sports industry. "This partnership with Tata Communications represents a new, exciting step in how we manage the distribution of each race to our broadcast partners worldwide. This, coupled with Tata Communications’ experience in the high-pressure world of motorsports, will strengthen our ability to give MotoGP™ and WorldSBK fans the high-quality, exhilarating viewing experiences they crave."-Manel Arroyo, Managing Director, Media and Communications Area at Dorna
Motul sponsors MotoGP The 2015 season sees Motul as title sponsor for the Assen, Motegi and Valencia races; from 2016 the Argentinian round will be added to make it four, in a particularly long-term deal. Next season will prove significant for another reason as well, as Motul will take over as the Series sponsor for the World Superbike Championship.
GoPro signs deal with MotoGP Dorna Sports and GoPro, Inc., enabler of some of today's most immersive and engaging content, today announced an exciting new partnership that will bring fans closer to the incredible MotoGP racing action. The five-year agreement names GoPro as the official wearable camera of MotoGP and grants title sponsorship of the GoPro Motorrad Grand Prix of Deutschland.