Factory Yamaha WSBK Team Extends Deal with Monster Energy

Following the recent unveiling of the team’s livery and rider line-up, the 2011 Yamaha World Superbike squad has announced the extension of its deal with Monster Energy as the ‘Official Energy Drink Supplier’. Both Marco Melandri and Eugene Laverty will be sporting Monster Energy branding on their helmets, while their YZF-R1 race bikes will also now carry subtle M-claw logos on their fairings.

Monster Energy‘s commitment to two-wheel motorsports includes Motocross, Supercross, Superbikes and MotoGP plus relationships with some of its greatest athletes. Its action sports roots are unmistakable and the brand continues to work with awesome talent across skate, bmx, surf, FMX and many more sports.

The relationship between Yamaha Motor Europe and Monster Energy is now entering its fourth year in World Motocross, in 2011 no less than six Monster Energy Yamaha riders will be challenging for world titles in both the MX1 and MX2 world championships.

Yamaha World Superbike team supported by Monster Energy:
  • Marco Melandri (Italy, YZF-R1)
  • Eugene Laverty (Northern Ireland, YZF-R1)
Yamaha Monster Energy team in World Motocross :
  • David Philippaerts (Italy, MX1 class, YZ450FM)
  • Steven Frossard (France, MX1 class, YZ450FM)
  • Anthony Boissière (France, MX1 class, YZ450FM)
  • Gautier Paulin (France, MX2 class, YZ250FM)
  • Harri Kullas (Finland, MX2 class, YZ250FM)
  • Christophe Charlier (France, MX2 class, YZ250FM)
In the MotoGP World Championship the Yamaha Tech3 Team continues its partnership with Monster Energy this season and, alongside Colin Edwards, takes on MotoGP rookie Cal Crutchlow who was also supported by Monster Energy last year when riding the Yamaha YZF-R1 in World Superbike.
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