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Taobao.com announced as title sponsor for MotoGP's first ever event in China

Taobao.com announced as title sponsor for MotoGP's first ever event in China

Taobao.com announced as title sponsor for MotoGP's first ever event in China

Dorna Sports and Shanghai International Circuit are pleased to announce that the title sponsorship of the first ever MotoGP event in China, which will take place in Shanghai on May 1st, has been granted to taobao.com, one of China's most successful e-commerce websites.

Taobao.com was started in July 2003 and is now the leading e-commerce trade platform in China. In 2004 it was ranked amongst the top 25 most visited websites in the world, with over 56 million page views per day and more than 5.5 million registered users.

Taobao.com have signed a one-year agreement to become the title sponsor of MotoGP's Chinese round and therefore the upcoming event will be officially named Taobao.com Grand Prix of China.

The title sponsorship agreement includes a strategic cooperative partnership with Shanghai International Circuit. This involves taobao.com becoming the exclusive Internet auction platform for the Shanghai International Circuit, participating fully in the life and event programme of the circuit.

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MotoGP, 2005, TAOBAO.COM GRAND PRIX OF CHINA

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