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MotoGP: Riello Sponsors Pramac Ducati

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Riello, the historic mark of Riello Group Italian and international leader in production and distribution for air conditioning products and services, renewed its passion for motorsport by sponsoring Pramac Racing Ducati Team for the 2011 MotoGP World Championship.

The agreement was formalized Tuesday during Pramac new MotoGP team’s presentation that sees the entry of three-time champion World Loris Capirossi and Frenchman Randy De Puniet on the Ducati Desmosedici GP11 SAT.

Riello back on track after the positive experience in Formula 1 in the 1980s and will host his own logo on the Ducati MotoGP bikes and on two riders’ overalls, as well as all the team uniforms.

Ettore Riello (Riello Group President) says: "We are very pleased to have been able to reach an agreement with the Pramac Racing Team. The company was always near the sport and in particular moto’s world, dynamic and constantly evolving reality, but also made of traditional and efficiency, elements that have always distinguished the Riello brand."

Paolo Campinoti (Pramac Racing Ducati Team Principal) says: "It’s a great pleasure for me to see a prestigious company like Riello become a partner in our MotoGP team. Our team is growing from year to year and this allows us to attract companies international importance such as the Riello group. Is an important year for Pramac and we are confident that with our new partnership we will achieved great success on the track."

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling.

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