Motorcycle Racing News MotoGP: LCR Honda & ELF Extend Partnership

MotoGP: LCR Honda & ELF Extend Partnership

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LCR Honda MotoGP Team and ELF, a brand of TOTAL, have reached an agreement to extend the French Oil Company's position as the official Fuel and Lubricants supplier of the LCR Honda's MotoGP bikes, following what has been a highly successful and strong partnership which began in year 2004.

ELF, since the 70's, never ended its commitment on the various prestigious motor sport platforms developing year after year the most advanced chemical technologies for producing top performing racing fuels, engine lubricants, hydraulic and brake fluids including all kinds of industrial and automotive grease products.

These innovative solutions are the outcome of a permanent and tight cooperation with the engineering and the marketing functions of the constructors.

ELF is a brand of TOTAL, one of the largest major integrated oil and gas companies in the world, with activities in more than 130 countries.

The group is also a first rank player in chemicals. Its 93,000 employees put their expertise to work in every part of the industry -exploration and production of oil and natural gas, refining and marketing, gas and new energies, trading and chemicals. Total is working to help satisfy the global demand for energy, both today and tomorrow.

Mr Philippe Corsaletti (Vice-President TOTAL Motorsport Division) says: "I am very happy that this partnership between ELF and Team LCR Honda is renewed for 2 years. It is a long-time partnership with the Team and with Honda, a major trademark in the world of motorcycles. Since 1980, Elf did not stop bringing all its expertise to this constructors and I hope that this new season will be full of victories".

Mr Lucio Cecchinello (LCR Team CEO) says: "We are honored to announce the cooperation renewal for the next two years with an important and leading technology partner as the premier world wide company ELF. Racing fuel, engine lubricants and several others ELF products will be fundamental elements for the best technical and mechanical performances of our Honda MotoGP bikes".

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. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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