Dunlop extends Moto2, Moto3 tyre supply deals
The lightweight and intermediate classes of the MotoGP World Championship will continue to run on Dunlop tyres following the renewal of the company’s sole tyre supply agreements for Moto2 and Moto3. Dunlop was appointed sole tyre supplier at the respective launch of both classes in 2010 and 2012.
“We are delighted to continue our association with a name as renowned as Dunlop for both the intermediate and lightweight class tyre supply in the World Championship,” stated Pau Serracanta, managing director of commercial area at Dorna Sports. “The company has played a significant role in the development of both Moto2 and Moto3 since the individual classes were originated, paving the way to MotoGP for riders the calibre of Marc Marquez who has gone on to claim two premier class world crowns.”
Sanjay Khanna, managing director, Dunlop Motorcycle and Motorsport Europe added: “The Moto2 and Moto3 World Championships are acknowledged by fans as two of the most exciting racing championships in the world. The intensity of the racing makes for compelling viewing. We look forward to increasing our promotion of these classes during the coming years in a way that will help increase the focus on the rising talent and quality of racing.”