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Riello Sponsors Octo Pramac Racing at MotoGP Championship 2017

June 19, 2017

LEGNAGO, Italy

Riello has renewed its sponsorship of Octo Pramac Racing at the 2017 MotoGP World Championship. The drivers of the team, Danilo Petrucci and Scott Redding, will race on tracks around the world with the Riello logo featured on their bikes and racing suits as well as the suits of all members of the Octo Pramac Racing team. Riello Group, a leader in products and services for heating, air conditioning and energy efficiency, is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

The new Riello-branded Ducati Desmosedici motorcycles debuted in the first Grand Prix of the MotoGP 2017 season in Doha, Qatar.

“Having the Riello logo on our bikes this season is great for our team,” says Francesco Guidotti, team manager, Octo Pramac Racing. “Riello has been a part of the Pramac family since 2011 and with their help, we’re pleased to be facing a season full of fascinating challenges with big ambitions.”

"Power, energy and technology are values ​​we share with Octo Pramac Racing,” explains Umberto Ferretti, CEO, Riello Group. “Motorsports is constantly evolving but every innovation is rooted in tradition and efficiency; factors that also characterise our company."

Riello started its sponsorship in the sport with the Benetton Formula 1 team in the 1980s.

For more information on this sponsorship or Riello products and services, visit www.riello.com.

About Riello Group
Founded in 1922, Riello Group is a leader in products and services for heating, air-conditioning and energy efficiency. Headquartered in Legnago (Verona), Italy, Riello operates in over 120 countries. Riello is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide For more information, visit www.riello.com.