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VR46 Racing Team sign Mooney as new title sponsor

Valentino Rossi’s MotoGP racing team has formally announced a new title sponsor after months of confusion with an alleged Saudi sponsor. Italian finance solutions company Mooney was announced as VR46 Racing Team‘s new title sponsor following Sky Italia’s departure after a 8-year run with the Tavullan team. VR46 is joining MotoGP as a full-entry team […]

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Santander rejoins Scuderia Ferrari in multi-year partnership

Ferrari announced today the return of Santander to the scuderia as a Premium Partner starting from the next F1 season, after a four-year absense from the sport. Spanish finance giant Santander is aligning with the Maranello team in a multi-year partnership spanning across its wide motorsport activities. Alongside racing, the bank will support the Ferrari‘s […]

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Honda MotoGP set for new title partner in 2023

Honda’s factory MotoGP team is set for a major colour scheme change in 2023, as Repsol concludes its title partnership deal next year, Decalspotters understands. Sources reveal to Decalspotters and Italian motorcycling website MisterHelmet that the Repsol Honda team is changing its set of colours after the Spanish oil company’s contract concludes at the end […]

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VR46 loses WithU to RNF Yamaha – a cold and dry winter ahead?

Prior to the Emilia-Romagna GP, the team built from the ashes of Petronas SRT officially announced its title sponsor and bike. A telling silence is heard from Valentino Rossi’s VR46 garage. Razlan Razali’s RNF Racing Team has signed with a sponsor of his previous team as the title partner of the new venture, which is […]

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Does Haas F1 need American sponsors after all?

Amid rumours of a Sauber buyout by US top team Andretti, Haas has found itself potentially losing its status as the only American team in F1 – but does it really need the patriotic funding?

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5 times F1 sponsorship deals were cut short

Over the weekend, sources disclosed to Decalspotters and RacingNews365.com that Petronas is to be replaced by Saudi Arabia’s oil company Aramco as Mercedes-AMG’s title sponsor – despite a currently active contract. It’s not uncommon to see contracts end abruptly in Formula 1, whether it’s related to drivers, engineers or sponsors. What’s more, some announcements have […]

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Petronas rumoured to end Mercedes-AMG deal

Malaysian state-owned oil company Petronas is rumoured conclude its title sponsorship agreement with Mercedes-AMG F1 at the end of the season, after 11 years since it joined forces with the German team.

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VR46 Team in dire straits? The Aramco-TANAL saga explained

The team founded by 9-time World Champion Valentino Rossi could be facing deep trouble as an investigation led by MotoGP publication MisterHelmet points to suspicious activity of its Saudi sponsors. In April 2021, VR46 Team announced a five year deal with Dorna Sports to join MotoGP as an independent team with Ducati bikes, replacing the […]

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Petronas to withdraw from Sepang Racing Team – an unfortunate repeat of history?

Malaysian oil giant Petronas is set to seek out of their partnership with MotoGP team Sepang Racing Team at the end of season, putting its junior Moto3 and Moto2 squads in jeopardy, a fate that Petronas is familiar with. Reports from Austria indicate that Sepang Racing Team is to become another team with an uncertain […]

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Crypto.com becomes F1 Global Partner – a rise in crypto and exposure detailed

Formula 1 announced on Tuesday the signing of Crypto.com, a new crypto platform, as a Global Partner and Inaugural partner of the new Sprint series for 2021.