Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. is delighted to announce the start of Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s partnership with Software Cradle Co., Ltd. The computer software and services company will be an Official Sponsor to the team for the upcoming three years.

Gerno di Lesmo (Italy), 9th March 2018

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce that Software Cradle Co., Ltd.  will be an Official Sponsor of the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team throughout the 2018, 2019 and 2020 FIM MotoGP World Championships.

Software Cradle was established in 1984. For more than 30 years, the company uses thorough analyses of its customers’ needs as impetus for its constant technical advancements. By doing so, it is able to provide reliable, accurate, and efficient thermo-fluid analysis tools that challenge the fierce global competition.

Showing the same competitive mindset and commitment to ‘problem solving’ as Movistar Yamaha MotoGP, Software Cradle makes a good match for the team. Yamaha is looking forward to striving for success together with Software Cradle over the next three years, starting with the opening round of the 2018 season, the Grand Prix of Qatar, held from March 16th – 18th.

Kouichi Tsuji

Kouichi Tsuji

General Manager Motorsports Development Division, YMC | President, YMR

We are proud to announce the start of the partnership between Software Cradle and the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team. Much like Yamaha, Software Cradle has a great enthusiasm for racing and we are delighted that we are able to work with them as we fight for the MotoGP World Championship Title again this season. The level in MotoGP is always on the limit and the 2018 season is shaping up to be no exception. Software Cradle and Yamaha share many values and we are certain that this key alliance with them will allow both parties to make technical advancements as we both aim to achieve excellence.

Masayuki Kuba

Masayuki Kuba

President, Software Cradle

It is a great pleasure to be able to announce that we are going to support the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team as a sponsor. We are certain that a much faster, more competitive machine will be developed in collaboration with Yamaha Motor Racing and our CFD software and services, and that the team will dazzle us with wonderful performances in the MotoGP races - one of the most spectacular motorsport championships in the world, where compromise is not an option. We also believe that this sponsorship will help our products and services to continually advance further, and Software Cradle as a whole to provide first-rate solutions. To conclude, we would like to sincerely thank Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. and those who have helped us achieve this sponsorship agreement.