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Matthew Birt  says:

Monster deal for Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo

Yamaha’s factory MotoGP squad, featuring Valentino Rossi and reigning world champion Jorge Lorenzo in 2013, has signed a two-year sponsorship agreement with US energy drink giant Monster. Monster Energy branding will be visible on the bikes and leathers of Rossi and Lorenzo as well as on all official team clothing and equipment. The deal for 2013 and 2014 though is not a...

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  • Posted 2 years ago (08 January 2013 13:41)

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Mar 09

Posts: 110

bikemad123 says:

is it just me or is that an awesome looking test bike

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Nov 03

Posts: 2145

saturn392 says:


It looks pretty good to me as well.  I reckon minichamps will have a model out soon.

Looking forward to seeing it in Monster livery.

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Jun 11

Posts: 2556

PaceyCasey says:


Still no main sponsor despite having the current WC AND Vale aboard. Something 'aint right.

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Aug 10

Posts: 288

vtwinmark says:

Look the same as the old Chesterfield 250 Yam's of Jacque and Nakano to me..........

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Jun 11

Posts: 2556

PaceyCasey says:

As for the looks of the bike's bland and has been for years now. Yamaha can do so much better!





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Apr 11

Posts: 3353

Bultoboy says:

Looks ok

Apart from the grey and yellow...

The yellow on the black leathers looks ok.

Last year the Tech3 bikes were the best looking on the grid, but this one - that yellow front mudguard and grey nose / tail ruin it. What is his obsession with yellow

Hopefully it's just a temporary colour scheme, but seeing what he did to Ducati red, I'm not holding my breath.

As regards the sponsorship deal (something I'll never understand the benefits of to the sponsor - does anyone drink the stuff?) what's the difference between what Monster are doing now and if they were title sponsor? They have their name all over the bike / riding gear, team clothing and any amount of crap they can sell with their name on it, mugs, clothing, pens etc. They're also called Yamaha Motogp Official Sponsor 2013 according to the other photo.

Presumably they are paying Yamaha a lot of money for this, so sounds like a main sponsor to me...?

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Sep 11

Posts: 2284

YamahaGYTR says:

Kinda looks strange both Yamaha teams works team and Tech 3 having the Monster Energy sponsor that means JL has two drinks sponsors Rockstar and Monster and who was the last person to have that no body let me guess.

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Jan 13

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Nicke1888 says:

Photo of 2013 leaked

I've seen a photo of the supposed 2013 m1 online, could be a photoshop job or leaked, was last week, has the monster as the main logo

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Sheene Fan7


Mar 03

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Sheene Fan7 says:

the pic above was just the testing colours

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Mar 11

Posts: 474

Marketing department dummies,

So the Yamaha Marketing department have only succeeded in ensuring the future cannabalisation of their Satellite Tech 3 squad with the recruitment of sponsorship rainman Rossi.  Maybe these geniuses should stop listening to the sycophantic MotoGP press and relalise that few companies would want to be involved with an individual who has shown the lack of  character displayed by Rossi over the last 3 years. Dummies.

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