MotoAmerica: Motul sponsors two classes in 2022 – Roadracing World Magazine
MOTUL RETURNS AS PRESENTING SPONSOR OF THE MOTOAMERICA MINI CUP AND BECOMES THE OFFICIAL LUBRICANT FOR KING OF THE BAGGERS
Motul extends its motorsport partnership with MotoAmerica, adding sponsorship of King Of The Baggers lubricants for the 2022 season
Cypress, Calif. (January 27, 2022) – Motul, the world-class oils and lubricants company founded in 1853, announces its return as title sponsor of the MotoAmerica Mini Cup youth road racing series for the 2022 season. committed as the official lubricant sponsor of the popular V-Twin powered MotoAmerica Mission King Of The Baggers series.
Scheduled to run alongside MotoAmerica’s premier Medallia Superbike class, the Mini Cup by Motul is North America’s premier motorcycle road racing series for 6-14 year olds. Now in its third year, MotoAmerica Mini Cup by Motul supports and encourages emerging talent in motorcycle racing. community. The championship will again feature three specification classes centered on the Ohvale GP-0 mini road racer with either 110cc, 160cc or 190cc engines.
“It is great news that Motul continues to be the sponsor of the MotoAmerica Mini Cup by Motul as they have been since the category began in 2020,” said Wayne Rainey, President of MotoAmerica. “Our King of the Baggers class is a huge attraction for the motorcycling community at large and having Motul supporting both our Mini Cup riders and our V-Twin competitors shows their commitment to everything on two wheels.”
Normally considered widebody cruisers, the Mission King Of The Baggers Championship emerged as a new concept in 2021, pitting Harley-Davidson and Indian touring bikes against major North American road racing destinations. The high-octane series has been received with much fanfare and spans six rounds for the 2022 season.
The Mission King Of The Baggers series kicks off March 10-12, with a doubleheader held in tandem with the Daytona 200 during Bike Week in Daytona Beach, Florida. The Mini Cup by Motul series is set to begin at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, June 3-5.
“We are truly thrilled to return as Presenting Sponsor of the MotoAmerica Mini Cup and to announce our partnership as the Official Lube Sponsor of MotoAmerica’s King Of The Baggers Mission Series,” said Nolan Browning, Head of Motul USA brand. “Motorsport plays a huge role in the development of every Motul product, and the MotoAmerica Mini Cup by Motul and King Of The Baggers championships are great ways to connect with new audiences, for products like our range of lubricants. Motul Twin, and to welcome a new generation of racing talent into the motorsport fold.
Founded in 1853, Motul is a world-class French company specializing in the formulation, production and distribution of high-tech engine lubricants. In 1989, Motul entered the US market as Motul USA, where it became famous for its motorsport-derived automotive and powersports products. Motul also serves heavy industries through its MotulTech division.
Recognized as an innovator of lubrication technologies for more than 150 years, Motul is renowned for its quality products proven in competition. With the release of 300V in 1971, Motul became the first lubricant manufacturer to formulate a 100% synthetic engine lubricant using ester technology.
Motul is a partner of many manufacturers and racing teams with the aim of continuing its technological developments in motorsport. It has invested in international competitions, serving as an official supplier to teams in road racing, trials, enduro, endurance, Superbike, Supercross, Rallycross, World GT1, 24 Hours of Le Mans (cars and motorcycles), 24 Hours of Spa, Le Mans Series, Andros Trophy, Paris-Dakar, Suzuka 8 Hours, Bol d’Or and the Daytona 200 mile motorcycle race.
MotoAmerica is the North American road racing series established in 2014 that is home to the AMA Superbike Championship. MotoAmerica is a subsidiary of KRAVE Group LLC, a partnership that includes three-time 500cc World Champion, two-time AMA Superbike Champion and AMA Hall of Famer Wayne Rainey, former Roberts team rider and manager Chuck Aksland, motorsport marketing manager Terry Karges and businessman Richard Varner. For more information about MotoAmerica, visit www.MotoAmerica.com. Also be sure to follow MotoAmerica on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.