Tissot Extend Contract as MotoGP Timekeeper

December 24, 2010

Dorna Sports have extended their long-standing partnership with Swiss watchmaker Tissot as the Official Timekeeper and Official Watch of MotoGP. The partnership began over 10 years ago with the renewal seeing Tissot continue as the official timing partner of the FIM’s flagship motorcycle racing championship.

Today, for sale alongside its partnership with MotoGP Tissot has a wide sporting sponsorship portfolio. The company is also the Official Timekeeper of the World Championships of Basketball (FIBA), Cycling (UCI), Ice Hockey (IIHF) and Fencing (FIE).

Commenting on the news, Francois Thiébaud, President of Tissot said: “At Tissot, we strive to produce top quality products for our clients all over the world. MotoGP is the pinnacle of motorcycle racing and, hence, is a perfect match for our brand. We look forward to our continued work together in the future.”

Carmelo Ezpeleta, CEO of Dorna Sports commented: “At Dorna Sports, we are extremely proud of MotoGP’s long and productive relationship with Tissot. Their long-standing involvement with the world’s premier motorcycling championship showcases their dedication to precision and innovation, whilst also allowing the sport, the athletes and the fans to benefit from their years of top level sports timekeeping expertise.”