Today we are delighted to officially announce our new partnership with PETRONAS Sprinta as title sponsor.
A three year strategic partnership between PETRONAS and SIC; PETRONAS Sprinta Racing will contest the Moto3 World Championship in 2018 with Malaysian rider Adam Norrodin and Japanese rider Ayumu Sasaki on board the Honda NSF250RW.
Pn Zahariah (Liza) Abdul Rahman, Senior General Manager, Group Strategic Communications PETRONAS commented, “PETRONAS seeks to strengthen its brand presence and awareness in MotoGP and we are proud to see this project come to life in just a matter of months.
PETRONAS Sprinta Racing is also a clear reflection of the commitment shared between PETRONAS and SIC who believes Malaysian talents are capable of competing at the highest level if given proper guidance.”
Johan Stigefelt – Team Manager
“I’m really pleased that we can announce our collaboration with PETRONAS today. It means a lot to be associated with such a high value brand, with whom have already had great success in Formula One. This is the start of a great partnership, so it’s a very exciting time for us all. We will work hard to achieve good results and together I hope we can further our program with Adam and Ayumu in Moto3. I’m very happy and proud to be a part of PETRONAS Sprinta Racing”
#7 ADAM NORRODIN
“I’m really happy to have PETRONAS Sprinta with us; they are so big and well known in Motorsport, I feel very proud to be sponsored by them and carry their name. I’m excited for this partnership and really looking forward to this year. This is my third season in the Moto3 World Championship, so it’s a very important year for me. I want to be the best I have ever been. I have a lot more confidence and experience now, so I feel ready to give it my all. I want to be regularly in the top ten for myself and the team; I want to be fighting for the podium. I will push to be up there and do everyone proud”
#71 AYUMU SASAKI
“I’m very happy that I can race for PETRONAS Sprinta Racing. PETRONAS is such a prestigious company, so it’s a real honour to have their support. I’m really happy to be part of this family. For me PETRONAS Sprinta are one of the best sponsors; they already sponsor the Champion team in F1, so I want to do my best for them in this Championship. This will be my second year in Moto3 so I will push harder than before; try to stay in the front group and fight for the podium as much as I can.”