Shell refuels title sponsorship of Malaysian MotoGP race

Oil and energy giant Shell has agreed a deal to continue as the title sponsor of the Malaysian round of the MotoGP World Championship motorcycle-racing series.

The agreement will run for four years, from 2017 to 2020.

The event will continue to be known as the Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix.

Shell, which this year celebrates 125 years of operations in Malaysia, began its title sponsorship of the race in 2009.

The Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix will take place from October 28-30 at the Sepang International Circuit.