Axalta (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, is named a Premium Team Supplier of Yamaha Factory Racing MotoGP, the 12th consecutive year the two companies have worked together. Axalta will support the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Team with Cromax®, one of its premium global refinish brands, for the 2021 MotoGP World Championships, which runs from 28 March 2021 in Qatar to 14 November 2021 in Spain.
The Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Team will use Cromax paint systems on its support trucks, mechanics’ toolboxes, workbenches and other pitlane equipment.
William Favero, Marketing and Communications Manager at Yamaha Motor Racing, says: “We celebrate our 60th Grand Prix Racing anniversary this year. Our successes on the track over the past six decades are thanks to carefully sought out strategic partnerships, such as the one with Axalta. Each season we face challenges, so it is important that we can rely on a trusted paint supplier with whom we have shared a commitment to innovation and productivity in motorsports for the last 12 years.”
Olaf Adamek, Axalta Refinish Brand Manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, adds, “We continue to deliver highly durable and innovative products as befits a high-octane team pursuing pole positions and podiums throughout the MotoGP season. We are very proud to continue our long-standing relationship and wish the team all the best for the season.”
For more information about Axalta visit www.refinish.axalta.eu/motorsports, to find out more about Cromax, please visit www.cromax.co.za, and to learn about the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Team visit www.yamahamotogp.com.