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Axalta and Yamaha Factory Racing MotoGP continue partnership for 2021 season

01 APRIL 2021 – Axalta (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, is named a Premium Team Supplier of Yamaha Factory Racing MotoGP, the 12th consecutive year the two companies have worked together. Axalta will support the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Team with Cromax®, one of its premium global refinish brands, for the 2021 MotoGP World Championships, which runs from 28 March 2021 in Qatar to 14 November 2021 in Spain.

The Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Team will use Cromax paint systems on its support trucks, mechanics’ toolboxes, workbenches and other pitlane equipment.

William Favero, Marketing and Communications Manager at Yamaha Motor Racing, says, “We celebrate our 60th Grand Prix Racing anniversary this year. Our successes on the track over the past six decades are thanks to carefully sought out strategic partnerships, such as the one with Axalta. Each season we face challenges, so it is important that we can rely on a trusted paint supplier with whom we have shared a commitment to innovation and productivity in motorsports for the last 12 years.”

Olaf Adamek, Axalta Refinish Brand Manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, adds, “We continue to deliver highly durable and innovative products as befits a high-octane team pursuing pole positions and podiums throughout the MotoGP season. We are very proud to continue our long-standing relationship and wish the team all the best for the season.”

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Axalta is a global leader in the coatings industry, providing customers with innovative, colourful, beautiful and sustainable coatings solutions. From light vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish applications to electric motors, buildings facades and other industrial applications, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enhance durability. With more than 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, the global team at Axalta continues to find ways to serve our more than 100,000 customers in 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology. For more information visit and follow us @Axalta on Twitter.