Marc VDS announce partnership with Monster Energy
Losail, Qatar – 23 March 2014: The Marc VDS Racing Team is pleased to announce that Monster Energy will power their assault on the Moto2 and Moto3 World Championships this season.
This agreement will see Monster Energy branding feature prominently on the Kalex Moto2 machines of title favourites, Tito Rabat and Mika Kallio, as well as on the Kalex-KTM bike of the team’s sole Moto3 rider, Livio Loi.
In addition, all three riders will display Monster Energy branding prominently on helmets and leathers during 2014.
“Obviously I’m very happy that we’re able to announce this partnership with Monster Energy,” declared Team Principal Michael Bartholemy. “To have attracted a partner of Monster Energy’s standing is a reflection of just how far the Marc VDS Racing Team has progressed since we arrived in the paddock four years ago. This year we go into the new season with our sights set firmly on the Moto2 World Championship title, powered by a hugely committed partner in Monster Energy. Qualifying in Qatar has gone well, with Tito on pole position and Mika on the second row, and now we’re ready to race!”
Mitch Covington, Vice President of Sports Marketing for Monster Energy added: “Monster is really happy to have partnered with the Marc VDS Racing Team. There is no question how serious a racing outfit they are and we look forward to supporting them in their bid for even more success through the Moto2 and Moto3 Championships. In addition to the great people and racing ethic the team has cultivated, we are excited about working with the exceptional talent that is Mika, Tito and Livio who each have the chance to achieve great things.”