Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team Welcomes 3M PELTOR as a Premium Supplier

Courtesy of Movistar Yamaha MotoGP

The Movistar Yamaha MotoGP crew will sport the 3M™ PELTOR™ headsets at the remaining 2017 MotoGP rounds and throughout the 2018 MotoGP World Championship season.

Copyright 2017 Yamaha Motor Racing Srl
Motegi (Japan), 12th October 2017
Yamaha Motor Racing Srl is pleased to announce 3M™ PELTOR™ as a Premium Supplier for the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team for the remainder of the 2017 season as well as throughout the 2018 MotoGP World Championship.

Starting this year, helmets and headsets are compulsory for team members to wear in pit lane during tests, practices, qualifying and race sessions. Safety is taken very seriously by Yamaha and even more so in situations as critical as pit stops and ’flag-to-flag‘ procedures, where clear communication between team members is crucial.

3M™ PELTOR™, a portfolio within 3M committed in finding advanced hearing communication solutions, will help support the safety and functionality demands inside the MotoGP pit lane environment. During the upcoming four 2017 rounds and the full 2018 season, the new Premium Supplier will support Maverick Viñales‘ and Valentino Rossi‘s crews in their endeavours at the race tracks by providing them with 3M™ PELTOR™ WS™ LiteCom Pro III Headsets.

The LiteCom Pro III headsets can be worn alone or also together with the team‘s safety helmets. The headsets help both protect the team members from harmful noise levels and provide a high-quality radio communication channel. The very latest headsets additionally permit the staff to hear ambient noise and to communicate amongst themselves and with the riders without removing their hearing protection.

The analog and digital programmable two-way radio of the 3M™ PELTOR™ WS™ Litecom Pro III Headset enables clear, hands-free communication in high levels of noise and integrates seamlessly into existing two-way radio systems. It also comes equipped with Bluetooth® multipoint functionality, where users can connect wirelessly to two mobile devices. All of this technology is combined with the professional-grade durability and all-day wearability customers have grown to expect from 3M™ PELTOR™.


Lin Jarvis, Managing Director of Yamaha Motor Racing and Peter E. BerghamnGlobal Business Manager – Communication Solutions – 3M Personal Safety Division shake hands following the signing of the partnership.


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With more than 50 years of experience, the PELTOR® brand promises superior quality communication solutions that provide an optimal balance of comfort and protection, as well as advanced engineering and technology.

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Peter E. Berghamn

Global Business Manager – Communication Solutions – 3M Personal Safety Division

3M Svenska AB, Box 2341, Malmstensgatan 19 | SE-33102 Värnamo Sweden

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