Press Release
(2005 FIM Road Racing World Championship)
Polini becomes title sponsor for Australian MotoGP round

Polini Motori continues to maintain its traditional link with MotoGP, and during
the recent Gran Premi Gauloises de Catalunya the Bergamo-based company reached
an agreement with Dorna Sports to acquire the right to be the title sponsor of
the Australian round of the MotoGP World Championship this year. The Polini
Australian Grand Prix is scheduled for October 16th at Phillip Island.

Polini Motori is a world leader in the manufacturing of cylinders and special
parts for scooters and for two- and four- stroke engines, in addition to a whole
range of minibikes and minicross.

Polini Motori has to its credit five Road Racing World Championship titles,
three in the 125cc class (two with Loris Capirossi and one with Valentino
Rossi), one in the 500cc class with Valentino Rossi and another with Valentino
Rossi in MotoGP.

In 2005 Polini Motori is also a partner of Fausto Gresini=92s Movistar Honda
MotoGP Team with Sete Gibernau and Marco Melandri.

INFO 2005/82. 21-06-2005