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Shoei and Marquez Extend Partnership


June 15, 2018 – SHOEI is ecstatic to announce the extension of its partnership with 6-time and reigning MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez for another two years (through the end of 2020). Since 2010, Marquez and SHOEI have worked together to earn great success in the most exciting and competitive motorcycle championship series on earth—MotoGP—as well as collaborate on SHOEI’s flagship racing helmet, the X-Fourteen. With two more exciting years now ahead, SHOEI and Marquez are confident that, together, they can continue achieving great results while pushing the progression of helmet design and development to the next level.

Marc Marquez: “With 6 titles won together, I am very happy to continue this great partnership with SHOEI for two more years. I’m proud that I have been working together with the world’s top helmet brand for almost 10 years now. I have always trusted their premium quality, safety and performance, which enables me to concentrate on my riding while competing in the toughest motorcycle championship in the world. I hope we can continue winning more titles together with this excellent SHOEI helmet.”

SHOEI Co., Ltd. President – Mr. Kenichiro Ishida added:  “It is our honor to announce the extension of our collaboration with Marc; it is truly fantastic! Our X-Fourteen racing model was jointly developed with Marc, who visited our lab several times. The technology and concept of design has been applied not only to our racing helmet, but to all of SHOEI’s premium helmet models, which contributes greatly to the safety, performance and comfort for all SHOEI customers. We are proud to contribute to Marc’s racing performance, and look forward to continued success together!”