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Dunlop supports young talent on track to the top

Dunlop supports young talent on track to the top

24th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Britain’s round of the FIM Moto2 and Moto3 World Championships take place at Silverstone’s GoPro British Grand Prix over the weekend of 24-26 August. The event marks the first appearance of the British Talent Cup (BTC) alongside the World Championships, supported by Dunlop tyres. The manufacturer states that it is using the BTC to support young talent coming up through the ranks by giving them the tyre knowledge and skills they need to progress. It aims to provide a pathway to MotoGP for British riders.

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Dunlop supporting young BTC talent at Silverstone

Dunlop supporting young BTC talent at Silverstone

23rd August 2018 | 0 Comments

The UK round of the FIM Moto2 and Moto3 World Championships takes place at Silverstone’s GoPro British Grand Prix over the weekend of 24-26 August. The event marks the first appearance of the British Talent Cup alongside the World Championships.

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Adding a splash of colour to BTCC race weekends in 60th Anniversary year

Adding a splash of colour to BTCC race weekends in 60th Anniversary year

28th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Dunlop has partnered with contemporary British automotive artist Ian Cook of Popbangcolour to produce a special series of BTCC paintings that celebrate 60 years of touring car racing. The artwork is being created in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

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New Dunlop hypersport, adventure ranges

New Dunlop hypersport, adventure ranges

15th March 2018 | 0 Comments

A fourth product enters the Dunlop hypersport tyre portfolio this year. This is the SportSmart TT, a tyre derived from Dunlop’s road-focused SportSmart Range. Adventure riders receive a ‘Max’ successor to the TrailSmart.

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Dunlop launches ‘Max’ successor to TrailSmart

Dunlop launches ‘Max’ successor to TrailSmart

17th January 2018 | 0 Comments

The Dunlop TrailSmart has been replaced in key sizes by a successor tyre, the TrailSmart Max. In addition to building upon the previous-generation tyre’s wet and dry grip characteristics, Dunlop Europe says new technologies have been used to improve the TrailSmart Max’s handling and durability.

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Andy Marfleet appointed Goodyear Dunlop marketing director UK

Andy Marfleet appointed Goodyear Dunlop marketing director UK

16th January 2018 | 0 Comments

Andy Marfleet, currently Motorcycle marketing manager EMEA, has been promoted to the position of Goodyear Dunlop marketing director UK & Ireland.

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Dunlop SportSmart TT – one tyre for road and track day use

17th November 2017 | 0 Comments

A fourth product will enter the Dunlop hypersport tyre portfolio early next year. This is the SportSmart TT, a tyre derived from Dunlop’s road-focused SportSmart Range. Developed to “meet the needs of riders with the very latest sports bikes and performance roadsters who want to use the same tyre on track and for road riding,” the SportSmart TT completes Dunlop’s 2016-announced new approach to the segment, which involves a redefinition of its range around the goal of a ‘tyre for every rider’.

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Dunlop supply to Harley-Davidson exceeds 10 million tyres

Dunlop supply to Harley-Davidson exceeds 10 million tyres

11th August 2017 | 0 Comments

More than 10 million original equipment Dunlop tyres have now been shipped to Harley-Davidson for factory-fitment on its bikes. The entry of the supply count into eight-digit territory is the latest milestone on a journey that began more than three decades ago.

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Dunlop launches Geomax MX12 sand and mud tyre

Dunlop launches Geomax MX12 sand and mud tyre

2nd August 2017 | 0 Comments

Thanks to experience gained with the Geomax range in MXGP competition, Dunlop says its newest product, the Geomax MX12, benefits from three new design features that deliver a “significant step forward in performance over its MX11 forerunner.”

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‘Max’ – successor to Dunlop SportSmart2 announced

‘Max’ – successor to Dunlop SportSmart2 announced

28th November 2016 | 0 Comments

The latest Dunlop tyre for the hypersport sector has been launched, and will be available in time for next year’s riding season. The new Dunlop SportSmart2 Max succeeds the SportSmart2 and is primarily designed for street performance, with track capability also thrown into the mix. Lessons learned during Dunlop’s participation in endurance racing and when developing the sport touring RoadSmart III are both said to have influenced the new tyre.

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5-star Dunlop TrailSmart ‘near unbeatable’ in wet braking – tyre testers

5-star Dunlop TrailSmart ‘near unbeatable’ in wet braking – tyre testers

3rd August 2016 | 0 Comments

The Dunlop TrailSmart, the manufacturer’s tyre for the fast-growing trail sector of the motorcycle market, has impressed tyre testers at two magazines. It was the only tyre to receive five stars in both wet and dry handling in a recent MotoMag test, while Motorrad described the tyre as “near unbeatable in the wet emergency braking test from 100km/h.”

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American Elite – Dunlop’s new range for touring and cruiser bikes

American Elite – Dunlop’s new range for touring and cruiser bikes

6th May 2016 | 0 Comments

In response to demand from European riders of American-style touring and cruiser motorcycles for higher levels of cornering grip and handling, without a sacrifice of mileage, Dunlop has developed a new tyre that addresses these specific characteristics. This product, the American Elite, has now been launched in the European market. The American Elite is available at Dunlop Motorcycle dealers across Europe in nine front sizes and 13 rear sizes to suit a wide range of Tourers from manufacturers such as Harley Davidson, Victory and Indian.

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18-inch rear sizes join Dunlop Geomax range

18-inch rear sizes join Dunlop Geomax range

5th January 2016 | 0 Comments

According to Goodyear Dunlop, the Dunlop Geomax line of tyres has met with overwhelming success since its introduction. In 2015, at World Championship Grand Prix level, Shaun Simpson, Gautier Paulin and Ryan Villopoto all used Dunlop Geomax tyres to win MXGPs. In the USA pro ranks, Geomax MX32 and MX52 patterned tyres have won every Supercross and motocross national championship four years in a row.

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Dunlop launches TrailSmart adventure bike tyre

Dunlop launches TrailSmart adventure bike tyre

19th March 2015 | 0 Comments

Dunlop has launched TrailSmart, a tyre designed for modern adventure bikes and riders. The brand said the new tyres have “exceptional” wet and dry grip, improving handling both on and off-road, along with increased mileage. The tyre builds on the achievement of the DunlopTrailmax TR91 tyre, tailored for the evolving adventure bike segment.

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Dunlop continues Isle of Man TT with Official Tyre Partner status

Dunlop continues Isle of Man TT with Official Tyre Partner status

1st May 2014 | 0 Comments

Dunlop will be the ‘Official Tyre Partner’ of the 2014 Isle of Man TT races, having signed a new multi-year deal. The tyre brand has competed in all but two years of the championship since its first in 1907. John McGuinness and Joey Dunlop are among the many riders to have shod their bikes with Dunlop tyres, and the manufacturer has claimed more TT wins than any other tyre brand.

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