Valentino rossi s deal to join the petronas srt yamaha squad in 2021 and extend his motogp career has been made official after months of discussions. Following this initial success we then became a partner to the fiat yamaha factory racing team from 2009 to 2011.
Motogp yamaha enemy around the corner.
Moto gp yamaha petronas. The team s beginnings in the world championship go back to its first moto3 entry in 2015 with expansion to moto2 in 2017 and finally a motogp entry in 2019. He hasn t snatched it yet but iwata is shaking in its boots. Petronas yamaha srt will field two a spec yamaha yzr m1 machines in 2020 thanks to additional commitment from petronas and yamaha.
Nine time grand prix world champion and one motorcycle racing s greatest riders valentino rossi will join the team in 2021 partnering franco morbidelli. The talk of the paddock. Monster on petronas fairings with rossi vale brought his sponsor with him.
Petronas yamaha sepang racing team have proven to be the top satellite team for the second consecutive year taking the 2020 motogp independent teams championship at valencia two weeks ago and. Petronas yamaha srt 09 07 2019. Sepang racing team is a unique entity in motorsport encompassing motogp with petronas yamaha sepang racing team and moto2 and moto3 with petronas sprinta racing.
The limited edition bikes have been commissioned to celebrate 46 years of petronas the satellite squad s title sponsor. The petronas yamaha srt team have already shown huge progression since debuting in motogp and target even more success in 2021. Yamaha europe has joined hands with yamaha austria racing team yart to introduce 46 limited edition and individually numbered petronas sepang motogp team replica yamaha yzf r1 motorcycles.
After several years of further development work in motorcycle racing we announced in 2019 that petronas srt would contest in all three top level categories motogp moto2 and moto3.