Saturday, February 24, 2007

Could Fiat sponsor Rossi and Yamaha in 2007 and 2008?


Could this be coming to a MotoGP circuit near you?

With tobacco sponsorship money on its way out, who’ll bankroll Yamaha’s MotoGP team in 2007? According to Italian website Motorbox, it could be Fiat! And why not – with Rossi on board with Yamaha, it would make sense for Fiat to back the man from Tavullia. Then again, if not Fiat, could it be Google? We really don’t know. Just enjoy these pictures and for the full story (in Italian…), visit Motorbox here.


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Note: Both the images here have been taken from Motorbox, a brilliant site for motorcycle enthusiasts who can read Italian...


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Update (06.03.2007): It’s true after all – Fiat are indeed sponsporing the Yamaha MotoGP team, which will now be called the Fiat Yamaha Team. The Fiat Automobiles SpA sponsorship deal has been inked for 2007 and 2008, and together with Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi, the Italians could be destined for greatness this year and the next.

Says Fiat Yamaha Team Director Davide Brivio, “It’s a new start for us – a new bike, a new sponsor and a new challenge as we try to win back the title!” Sure thing, Brivio. Just make sure you give Rossi a bike that can beat the Ducatis on top speed...


It's official! Fiat and Yamaha have joined forces for 2007 and 2008

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