Moto GP

Gulf Oil and Aprilia Racing aim for the top in MotoGP

Gulf Oil joined with Piaggio Group’s technical flagship, Aprilia Racing in a multi-year partnership deal for the world’s top motorbike racing championship.

After two years working together in global motorcycle racing’s upper echelons – in the World Superbike Championship arena – the iconic Gulf brand and Aprilia Racing marque continue to make concerted progress together, making the step up into the pinnacle of motorbike racing, MotoGP with a new multi-year partnership.

Gulf is one of the world’s great brands, with a strong offer in both fuel retail and in lubricants, boasting a wide product portfolio in all sectors from automotive to industrial.

At this juncture, Gulf Oil official mentioned that, “The opportunity to move up into MotoGP, as a major partner of Aprilia Racing was a logical next step forward after World Superbikes, “Aprilia is one of the most successful racing marques of all time while Gulf, of course, has a long history of success in motorsport. Making the move together to Grand Prix racing with a manufacturer that matches our ethos of quality, endurance and passion and our desire for progress.” The entry of Gulf into this challenge is seen as an extremely positive move.

Gulf Aprilia team were delighted on this new partnership and shared views saying “It is an iconic brand with an impressive range of products and a great racing history. We look forward to writing the next chapter in this history over the coming years.

Gulf Motorcycle lubricants cover everything from scooters and small capacity motorcycles, to its dedicated range of Superbike oils. Gulf has long used motorsport as a means to help develop and test new product. This step into MotoGP with Aprilia Racing heralds a further drive towards superior-technology motorcycle product from Gulf, as it seeks to conquer new, emerging markets as well as to strengthen its position in existing markets.