Petaluma, California - (May 24, 2012) - Vicci Fashion Group, a leader in technology and design in custom apparel, has inked an agreement with MotoGp rider Andrea Dovizioso. The terms of the multi-year relationship name Vicci as the Official Apparel Supplier and Licensee for Dovizioso's apparel and merchandise.
Vicci collaborated with Dovizioso and his team during the early months of the year to create the new 2012 merchandise collection. The Spring 2012 items are currently available for sale online and the Summer 2012 pieces will be released in the coming weeks.
"We are honored to be associated with such an esteemed rider as Andrea," said Allan Hermansen, President and Co-Founder of Vicci Fashion Group. "His history in the sport of motorcycle racing speaks for itself and we're thrilled to be working with him on this new collection."
Dovizioso joined the Monster Tech 3 Team after riding three years with the Repsol Honda team. During his tenure with Repsol Honda, Dovizioso collected 15 podium finishes, rounding out the 2011 season in 3rd place in the MotoGP points race. Other credentials during his motorcycle career include a 2001 GP125 European Championship, 2004 MotoGP 125cc World Championship, and 4 wins & 26 podiums from 2005-2007 during his career in the 250cc World Championship.
The Italian-born rider is excited for the 2012 season as well as the new partnership. "The timing was great for us to create a new merchandise collection for the 2012 season. Working with Vicci to build the line has been a great experience and I think the fans will really like what we've created."
The new Dovizioso merchandise line will be available for sale at www.vicci.com and trackside at MotoGP events worldwide.