26-28 October
Phillip Island

Michelin announced as official title sponsor of Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix 2018

The Australian Grand Prix Corporation and Dorna Sports are delighted to announce MotoGP™ tyre supplier Michelin as the official title sponsor of the Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix 2018 from 26-28 October.

For the third consecutive year, the ongoing partnership between Michelin and MotoGP™ remains strong and promises to deliver another stunning year of racing as Michelin secures itself as the official tyre supplier to the premier class of Motorcycle Grand Prix racing.  

Australian Grand Prix Corporation CEO, Andrew Westacott, welcomes the continued support of Michelin for the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix 2018.

“Michelin has been a valuable addition to the event over the last two years, and we are thrilled to see the continuation of an already strong relationship,” Westacott said. 

“We look forward to delivering an exciting spectacle of competitive racing at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, which has earned its reputation as being one of the most unique and breathtaking destinations on the international MotoGP™ calendar.”

Senior Vice President Business Line 2 Wheels Worldwide, Matthew Ye, said Michelin is active in motorsport in order to take its technologies forward and provide its consumers with the very best products.

“A high number of Michelin hypersport tyre ranges benefit from the brand's winning technologies. Our association with MotoGP™ has helped us to build brand awareness in many key high-growth markets,” Ye said.

“Our continuing involvement with the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix as title sponsor provides us with a first-class platform to address biking enthusiasts across the world.”

There are 254 days to go until the world’s best riders take to the track at the Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix 2018.

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