VR46 Unveils New Livery and Lineup for 2024 MotoGP Season

Marco Bezzecchi VR36 Racing (motorsport.com)

Pertamina Takes Over as Title Partner in Team Rebranding

The VR46 team, entering its third season in the premier class of MotoGP, has unveiled its new livery and lineup for the 2024 season. The team’s Qatar Grand Prix winner, Fabio Di Giannantonio, joins Marco Bezzecchi in a revised lineup. The team has undergone a rebranding, with Indonesia’s Pertamina taking over as the title partner, reflected in the vibrant yellow, white, and red livery.

Revised Lineup: Fabio Di Giannantonio joins Marco Bezzecchi in the VR46 team’s lineup for the 2024 MotoGP season. Di Giannantonio, having lost his Gresini Ducati ride, found a place at VR46 after Luca Marini signed a two-year deal with Honda.

Successful Sophomore Year: The VR46 team had a breakout year in its second season, with Bezzecchi winning three grands prix and finishing third in the riders’ standings. The team aims to build on this success in the upcoming season.

New Title Partner: Indonesia’s state-owned oil and gas corporation, Pertamina, has taken over as the title partner for the VR46 team. The team will feature Pertamina’s Enduro lubricant brand in its new livery for the 2024 season.

Livery Unveiled: The team’s new livery, featuring yellow, white, and red colors, was revealed at the launch presentation in Italy. The vibrant design reflects the energy and identity of the team’s new title partner.

Continued Ducati Partnership: VR46 will continue to race year-old Ducati machinery in the 2024 season as part of its existing deal with the Italian manufacturer. The team has expressed its priority to remain a Ducati satellite, with ongoing links to Yamaha for 2025.

Testing Schedule: The 2024 MotoGP season kicks off with testing at the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia, starting on February 6 and lasting for three days. The testing period allows teams to prepare for the challenges of the upcoming season.

The VR46 team’s rebranding and partnership with Pertamina signify a new chapter for the team as it aims to maintain its competitive edge in the premier class of MotoGP. The unveiling of the new livery and lineup builds anticipation for the upcoming season among fans and followers of the team.