MV Agusta and F1 Champ Lewis Hamilton Sign New Partnership

Kevin Duke
by Kevin Duke

Three-time Formula 1 world champion, Lewis Hamilton, extends his partnership with MV Agusta after working together on the limited-edition Dragster RR LH. Now, after recently breaking the record for the most pole positions in F1 history, Hamilton will help influence the design of an upcoming MV.

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After the great success obtained with the Dragster RR LH, which sold out in a few hours from its launch, MV Agusta and Lewis Hamilton have partnered together on yet another exciting project. The collaboration sees Hamilton design a brand new model.

Giovanni Castiglioni – MV Agusta Motor President states: “I met Lewis a few years ago when he called up our Customer Care asking in a very humble way to buy a special bike. After having developed some 1/1 bikes for Lewis we turned our common passion into a partnership with the creation of the successful Dragster RR LH produced in 244 units. I’m very excited and proud to continue this cooperation that will see new MV Agustas co-designed with Lewis entering the market in the next month.”

Lewis Hamilton: “I am very excited to continue my partnership with MV Agusta. I love working with Giovanni and the guys at MV Agusta, their passion for engineering and attention to detail produces quite stunning, original looking bikes. My projects with MV Agusta are a great way to combine my love of riding bikes with my interest in creative design process so I am very much involved with the CRC (Castiglioni Research Department) design team throughout.”

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