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Pirelli and Prada will support the Italian team Luna Rossa Challenge for the yachting regatta of the America’s Cup (America’s Cup). About it reported in a press release sent to the editors”.ru” on Wednesday, August 15.
Cooperation for the period from 2018 to 2021 and includes a series of regattas and other activities will allow the team to participate in the competition Cup in New Zealand in 2021. Logos title sponsors Pirelli and Prada will be posted on the yacht team. Luna Rossa Challenge will compete for the Cup for the fifth time.
“Pirelli decided to become a part of this project, interesting from the sporting side and from the point of view of technology, as it is able to attract the world’s attention to Italy and to the brand Pirelli, — said General Director and Executive Vice President Pirelli Marco Tronchetti provera. — Cup of “America” as “Formula-1″ in motor racing, the most prestigious event with a long history and tradition, the personification of values, which are shared by Pirelli”.
In 2019 in the framework of the America’s Cup World Series will start the first two regattas in the Mediterranean. In 2020 in Europe, USA and Asia will be held three regattas. In January 2021 in Oakland, will host a regatta Prada Cup — qualifying of applicants for participation in the 36th America’s Cup (scheduled for March 2021).
The America’s Cup is one of the most prestigious regattas in the world, the oldest competition in the history of yachting. In 2021, the regatta will be held in the 36th time. The winner of the previous competition was the team of Emirates Team New Zealand.
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