Cromax renews sponsorship deal

Cromax has announced that it will be an official sponsor of the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team for an eighth year in a row.

One of the premium brands of Axalta Coating Systems, Cromax’ name will appear on the Yamaha YZR-M1 bikes of Valentino Rossi and Maverick Vinales. Cromax refinish paint systems are used on the support trucks as well as on the mechanics’ toolboxes, workbenches and other pitlane equipment. Cromax paints are also used in the garage and in the hospitality areas

Marco Brioschi, Axalta’s Country Leader for refinish in Italy, said, ‘Thanks to so many shared objectives – such as speed, productivity and professionalism – we are official sponsor of Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team again this year. We look forward to continuing our support and of course wish the team all the best as they compete this season.’

Lin Jarvis, managing director of Yamaha Motor Racing, said, ‘We are delighted to extend our partnership with Cromax as official sponsor to the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team. Cromax and Yamaha share a rich history in engineering, yet we both continue to look at challenges with a fresh eye, constantly looking for new solutions.

‘Cromax and Yamaha are both eager to perfect our performance, using innovative technologies, and with Cromax products we will be able to keep our team trucks and hospitality units looking in perfect shape as we push the boundaries again during the 2017 MotoGP season.’