With the battle against the Covid-19 pandemic continuing on a global scale, health and safety, air quality, and excessive waste (from disposable face masks) form a bigger challenge than ever.
Yamaha Motor Racing is pleased to share it has recently started a partnership with U-Earth Biotech. The young company will provide the team with hundreds of customised U-Masks Model 2 containing medical-grade certificated filters, as well as four air purifiers for use in the pit garage, office trailer, and engine maintenance trailer. This means Maverick Viñales, Valentino Rossi, the entire Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Team, as well as the corporate Yamaha staff attending the Grand Prix rounds and at work at the YMR headquarters, will be able to go about their business comfortably and safely, knowing they are covered.
U-Earth’s #BreatheTheFuture mission all started when they went into the wild and observed how "safe bacteria" clean air by digesting contaminants. They then aimed to replicate that perfectly natural process to purify air from pollution and viruses, using cutting-edge biotech to naturally destroy air pollution. Their products are available for everyday corporations as well as ‘high-risk professional settings’, from hospitals to heavy industries.
In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, U-Earth have organised the #WarToCovid campaign to help hospitals. They created the U-Mask Model 2, a product also available to the public. This mask received the Seal of Excellence by the European Commission in relevance to Covid-19. Part of the profit of the U-Mask Model 2 is used to donate Pure Air Zones to hospitals.
With the partnership between U-Earth and Yamaha going into effect at the Czech Republic, the U-Earth logo can already be spotted on the specially designed Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP and corporate Yamaha Factory Racing staff U-Masks.