MotoGP extends Consorzio Prosecco deal

Italian sparkling wine brand to continue to provide series with prosecco for podium celebrations.

MotoGP extends Consorzio Prosecco deal

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  • Consorzio Prosecco's wine to be available in MotoGP's VIP Village
  • Additionally, IndyCar secures hose deal with Pirtek

Dorna Sports, manager of global motorcycling championship MotoGP, has announced a partnership extension with the series' sparkling wine supplier Consorzio Prosecco DOC.

MotoGP has worked with Consorzio Prosecco since 2019 and the extended deal will run until the end of the 2024 season.

As part of the new agreement, Consorzio Prosecco will be supplied to the top three finishers on the podium and will also be available to guests in MotoGP's VIP Village.

Additionally, Consorzio Prosecco's branding will be present trackside at a number of MotoGP races across the 2022 season.

"We couldn’t be happier to announce a new agreement with Consorzio Prosecco DOC," said Marc Saurina, senior director of global commercial partnerships at Dorna Sports.

"They are a vital presence on the podium, an incredible asset to the MotoGP VIP Village and an iconic trackside presence on the MotoGP calendar. We are very proud to work with Consorzio Prosecco DOC as a partner of the sport and to watch our riders celebrate in style with quality and distinguished products on the podium."

Elsewhere, American open wheel racing series IndyCar has announced a new partnership with industrial hose service provider Pirtek.

As part of the deal, Pirtek will become the official hose supplier of IndyCar and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

IndyCar will also transition some of its hydraulic hose usage to Pirtek's hoses and equipment.

The 2022 IndyCar season begins on 27th February in Saint Petersburg, Florida.