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TotalEnergies Becomes Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP's Official Fuel Supplier

June 27, 2024

June 27, 2024—Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP aim to spearhead MotoGP's 40% non-fossil racing fuel for 2024-2026 with the help of the team's new Official Fuel Supplier, TotalEnergies.

Yamaha is delighted to confirm it has signed a multi-year agreement with TotalEnergies, making the global multi-energy company the Official Fuel Supplier of the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Team.

With the new agreement, the product that TotalEnergies supply to the Yamaha Factory Racing MotoGP team is a 40% non-fossil racing fuel, as per the MotoGP Technical Regulation ( Fuel and Oil). The product is tailor-made for the YZR-M1 engine thanks to a very strong collaboration between YMC and TotalEnergies' engineering teams and is developed to maximize the engine power output and minimize fuel consumption. This product uses the most cutting-edge technology of TotalEnergies, including its 'Excellium additive technology'.

Takahiro Sumi
General Manager, Motor Sports Development Division, Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. & President, Yamaha Motor Racing Srl

"We are thrilled to announce this significant partnership with TotalEnergies. It's a pivotal step in the Yamaha Factory Racing MotoGP Team's commitment to sustainability and environmental development. As a leader in the MotoGP arena, Yamaha is dedicated to making advancements that align with our vision of a greener future. The collaboration with TotalEnergies reinforces our competitive edge thanks to our close work relationship and shared passion for technological innovation. The current 40% non-fossil racing fuel that Yamaha and TotalEnergies developed together already demonstrates great promise, and we look forward to continuing this partnership, driving forward our sustainability objectives and keep setting benchmarks in the MotoGP industry."

Pierre-Gautier Caloni
VP Motorsport, TotalEnergies Marketing Services

“We are delighted to be developing this technical partnership with such a prestigious manufacturer as Yamaha Motor Company. We share the same ambitions regarding sustainability, which is at the heart of our company strategy. This is why we are committed with Yamaha of contributing to the decarbonization of MotoGP championship with this important first step of introducing a 40% non-fossil racing fuel. Our technical teams are working closely with those at Yamaha to optimize the performance of the YZR-M1 engine using this new non-fossil fuel technology.”


About TotalEnergies

TotalEnergies is a global integrated energy company that produces and markets energies: oil and biofuels, natural gas and green gases, renewables and electricity. Its more than 100,000 employees are committed to provide as many people as possible with energy that is more reliable, more affordable and more sustainable. Active in about 120 countries, TotalEnergies places sustainability at the heart of its strategy, its projects and its operations.

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