Ducati and Shell renew their agreement for the next 3 seasons

Ducati and Shell Lubricants announce the renewal of their global technical agreement for another 3 years and will continue to collaborate in the design of lubricants for high-performance engines, aimed at improving the performance of Ducati motorcycles and providing emotions to Ducatistas.

Shell will also maintain its role as supplier of motor oils for the first fill-up of all motorcycles produced at the Ducati factories in Bologna (Italy) and Rayong (Thailand) and for the Ducati dealer network in Italy, France, Germany, the United Kingdom , Benelux, Spain, Portugal, United States, Canada, China, Japan and Australia.

Ducati and Shell in the search for maximum efficiency

As part of the collaboration agreement, Shell will supply the Ducati dealer network with Shell Advance Ducati engine oils and Ducati Corse Performance Oil powered by Shell Advance. The latter, launched in 2023, is born from the experience gained in the competition.

Oil Ducati Corse Performance Powered by Shell Advance can be used in engines Desmosedici Stradale and Desmosedici Stradale R of the Panigale V4, Streetfighter V4 and Multistrada RS, which adopt a dry clutch as original equipment or as a Ducati Performance accessory, offering an increase of up to 3.5 horsepower in maximum power.

Ducati and Shell renew their agreement for the next 3 seasons

Francesco MiliciaVice President of Sales and Aftersales at Ducati Motor Holding, commented: “Our company firmly believes in applying knowledge and technologies from the world of competition to production motorcycles. The alliance with Shell, which has been at our side successfully for more than 20 years, also follows this approach.”

Concludes: “The renewal of the agreement allows us to continue working together on products of increasingly higher performance, with the aim of improving the performance of our motorcycles, as has recently happened with the Ducati Corse Performance Oil Powered by Shell Advance.”

Ducati and Shell renew their agreement for the next 3 seasons

For its part, Aysun AkikVice President of New Business Development and Global Key Accounts at Shell Lubricants, said: “The expansion of our collaboration is a clear example of the strength of our 25-year relationship with Ducati and will see us continue to take learnings and innovations from the racing circuit to deliver better road products for the benefit of Ducati and Shell customers. Worldwide”.

Ducati and Shell They began their collaboration in 1999, with Shell alongside Ducati Corse in the Superbike World Championship, before expanding it four years later to the MotoGP World Championship. All motorcycles used by the Ducati team in MotoGP and by the Aruba.it Racing – Ducati team in Superbike use special Shell Advance formulations.

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