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Repsol and Honda agree new two-year partnership

Repsol and Honda agree new two-year partnership

Repsol are to continue their title sponsorship of the Honda factory MotoGP team after an agreement was reached for a new two-year partnership for the 2008 and 2009 seasons.

Repsol are to continue their title sponsorship of the Honda factory MotoGP team after an agreement was reached for a new two-year partnership for the 2008 and 2009 seasons.

The highly successful 13-year partnership between the Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) and the Repsol YPF brand has brought nine 500cc and MotoGP World Championship titles, 96 premier class race victories and 163 podium finishes to date.

HRC Managing Director, Mr Satoru Horiike commented: "After 13 years with Repsol, HRC is very pleased to continue the relationship with a new agreement from the 2008 season."

"The Repsol Honda team has enjoyed record-breaking success in the past 13 years and it is our intention to continue this. Repsol Honda is an established brand and we are very happy to be able to continue the growth of this image in the world of Grand Prix motorcycle racing."

In addition to being title sponsors, Repsol are also the official competition fuel suppliers for the Repsol Honda Team – with specialised race fuel produced in the Repsol YPF Technological Centre.

Press release courtesy of Repsol Honda

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MotoGP, 2007

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