RiderTua.com – In August 2021 there was talk of a fantastic disbursement of 18 million dollars (Rp 257 billion) which was supposed to be transferred by the Saudi Arabian company ‘Tanal Entertainment Sport & Media’ to VR46. But at the same time, it became clear that the sponsorship Aramco had announced for months was just a 1001 night fairy tale. Then what about Mooney?..To run the Moto2 and MotoGP teams, Rossi currently needs a maximum of 17 million dollars (Rp 243 billion), but that’s not all… Mooney also agreed to support the VR46 Riders Academy and Rossi’s activities in Hypercar racing meaning wider than Aramco gives. “Mooney will not only appear as the main sponsor of the MotoGP and Moto2 World Championships, but also support our VR46 Riders Academy and my activities in my first racing season on four wheels,” said team owner Valentino Rossi. Wow, Mooney’s sponsorship support extends: MotoGP, Moto2, VR46 Academy and Rossi’s GT car racing, the point is that Rossi remains the ‘epicenter’ of its attraction. So is Mooney’s sponsorship money bigger than Aramco’s?
Mooney also Supports Rossi in Car Racing
Mooney also supports Rossi in auto racing… Italian financial services provider Mooney, not only finances Valentino Rossi’s two racing teams, but also supports the 42-year-old racer’s auto racing career. Mooney is the new main sponsor of Rossi’s GP team, which will compete in the MotoGP and Moto2 World Championships in 2022. The VR46 Racing Team is delighted to partner with Mooney, the first Proximity Banking & Payments Company in Italy. “The association of the Mooney name with a prestigious brand such as VR46 Racing Team, is a testament to our intention to become one of the major players in the payment and mobility services sector. Speed, security, innovation and the ability to adapt to the ever-changing needs of consumers are shared between Mooney and the VR46 Racing Team. This creates the best of Italy’s performances combined with talent and technology,” said Mooney CEO Emilio Petrone.
“We are very proud to partner with the VR46 Racing Team and are delighted to be able to bring our agreement to life on the international stage. We plan various innovative projects. There will be some synergistic effects between the two companies that will benefit our customers,” said Salvatore Borgese as General Manager Commercial & Banking Services at Mooney.
“I’m relieved, we have an Italian company like Mooney as our main sponsor before next season. We have a lot in common that we are looking for Italian talent to be able to continue to improve our form. Therefore, Mooney will not only appear as the main sponsor in the MotoGP and Moto2 World Championships, but also support our VR46 Riders Academy and my activities in my first racing season on four wheels,” said team owner Valentino Rossi.
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