As part of the program Vision 2030, an action that seeks to open Saudi Arabia to the world, the Saudi royal family is supporting motorsport like never before. Within this plan is the sponsorship of the Valentino Rossi for MotoGPthe brand new Aramco Racing Team VR46 that will land next year in the main category of the Motorcycle World Championship.
"We have chosen VR46 for a five-year strategic alliance as our strategic partner to compete as protagonists in the MotoGP World Championship organized by Dorna Sports", announced the Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Al Saud.
“The agreement that has just been signed between the team and Ducati for the supply of motorcycles for the 2022-2024 seasons is undoubtedly very positive news. Ducati is a very professional company and valued both in Italy and abroad, in addition to having shown incredible competitiveness "He added in reference to the agreement by which the team will be a satellite of the Borgo Panigale brand.
Attentive to the possibility that Valentino Rossi defines his sporting future in the coming weeks, the Prince asked him to keep running, but to do it for his own team.
“For me, it would be fantastic if Valentino Rossi could compete in the coming years as a pilot of our Aramco Racing Team VR46 together with his brother, Luca Marini, who this year already competes with the sponsorship of our brands KSA New Cities, MAIC Technologies, TANAL Entertainment Sport & Media ”, he claimed.
Currently, Rossi, 42, is racing for Petronas SRT and has already warned that during the summer break he will decide whether to keep running or to retire.