Over the past few months, it has only been known that Valentino Rossi would always move forward with his MotoGP team and that they would have bikes supplied by Ducati. The confirmation of the riders arrived at the end of the championship, although everyone knew who would be chosen: Luca Marini (with a 2022 bike) and Marco Bezzecchi, and now there was also the confirmation of who will be the team’s main sponsor.
However, the question of the main sponsor was always very uncertain… Initially, the financing would originate from Aramco, but there was never an official announcement of VR46 regarding 2022. Even so, a statement from Saudi Arabia was shared with confirm the investment in Valentino Rossi’s team.
Today, at the end of the year, confirmation arrived on who will be the main sponsor of the team and, in that sense, will be part of its official naming. As announced on the championship’s official website, the nine-times world champion’s team will be supported by Mooney – an italian payments and Proximity Banking company – with the team officially being called ‘Mooney VR46 Racing Team’.
The main sponsor will also be part of Valentino Rossi’s Moto2 team. Once the agreement is signed, the team designation will be used in all images and will be stamped on the bikes and riders’ suits. motogp.com also says that there will be other news on 3rd of january.