Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo made a visit to the world famous Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur today, the tallest twin buildings in the world and home to Fiat Yamaha Team Premium Sponsor Petronas. The riders appeared in front of some 2000 fans at the Petronas MotoGP Marquee at the foot of the towers to sign autographs and chat about this weekend’s forthcoming race.
Leading motorcycle lubricant brand and Ducati MotoGP team technical partner Shell Advance has reached an agreement with MotoGP rights holders Dorna Sports S.L to become title sponsor of the 2009 Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix. The agreement has resulted from an ongoing partnership with Dorna which has already seen a strong Shell Advance track-side advertising presence at 2009 MotoGP events in Qatar, Italy, Germany and the United States.
Shell has been involved in MotoGP competition since 2003, through its technical partnership with Ducati Corse.