Tag: Dunlop

Dunlop to tackle new challenge at 1st EWC 8 Hours of Sepang

Dunlop to tackle new challenge at 1st EWC 8 Hours of Sepang

3rd December 2019 | 0 Comments

Following a successful Bol d’Or 24hr, Dunlop heads to the inaugural 2019-20 FIM Endurance World Championship (EWC) 8 Hours of Sepang. Dunlop showed the adaptability and consistency of its tyre range in tricky weather conditions at the Bol d’Or 24hr as Team Suzuki Endurance Racing Team (SERT) took top honours. The manufacturer says the Sepang International Circuit will pose a new test for all 20 bikes utilising Dunlop tyres, with sweeping corners and wide straights, including a 927 metre back straight, at the 5.5km circuit.

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Dunlop OE on Lexus LS in Japan

Dunlop OE on Lexus LS in Japan

11th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Sumitomo Rubber Industries is supplying its Dunlop SP Sport Maxx 050 DSST CTT tyre as original equipment for Lexus LS models sold in Japan. The run-flat tyre will be fitted to the Lexus LS in size 245/45RF20 99Y.

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Recall announced for some Dunlop Trailmax Meridian tyres

Recall announced for some Dunlop Trailmax Meridian tyres

9th October 2019 | 0 Comments

An alert regarding certain Dunlop motorcycle tyres has been issued via the European Commission’s Rapid Exchange of Information System (RAPEX). The alert (A12/1441/19) pertains to an unspecified number of Dunlop Trailmax Meridian tyres that are being recalled by the manufacturer. Goodyear Dunlop Tyres UK stresses that none of the tyres in question are sold in the UK market. 

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Dunlop launches Geomax Enduro EN91

Dunlop launches Geomax Enduro EN91

8th October 2019 | 0 Comments

A new generation of Dunlop enduro tyre has arrived. Dunlop says its Geomax Enduro EN91 builds on the knowledge the tyre maker has gained at world championship level to deliver “incredibly versatile performance for a wide range of off-road riders.” The EN91 replaces the Geomax Enduro D909.

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Dunlop launches Geomax MX53 at MXoN

Dunlop launches Geomax MX53 at MXoN

30th September 2019 | 0 Comments

At its Motocross of Nations (MXoN) press conference, Dunlop revealed the latest Geomax range addition, the MX53. This will be part of the brand’s portfolio for the 2020 MXGP and Supercross seasons. The tyre sits between the ‘super-hard’ terrain MX71 and the highly versatile MX33 in Dunlop’s wide Geomax portfolio.

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5 out of 7 MX of Nations winners on Dunlop

5 out of 7 MX of Nations winners on Dunlop

30th September 2019 | 0 Comments

The 73rd Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations (MXoN) took place at Assen, which saw a home win for Team Netherlands. The MXoN rounded off the season by bringing together the top motocross riders from around the world to race for their country, rather than for rider and manufacturer honours. The event also features multiple tyre manufacturers, and Dunlop emerged from the weekend with five wins from seven races (including three qualifying races, a B-final and three heats of the final). Dunlop also unveiled its latest addition to the Geomax range during the event.

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Michelin tops Tyrepress UK social media ranking 2019

Michelin tops Tyrepress UK social media ranking 2019

19th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Not only did the @MichelinTyre-based chart see Bibendum plant its flag at the top of the tree, it also shows that the French tyre manufacturer is extending its lead. According to the 2019 data, Michelin’s overall score of 86.5 is now 7.5 points clear of second place as opposed to 6.5 points last year. It is also worth mentioning that Michelin demonstrates the best parity between the Klear and RightRelevance social metrics as well as the smallest gap between its primary and secondary RightRelevance sub-topics. In addition, with 84 points, Michelin achieved the highest score on the “Tire Industry” RightRelevance sub-topic (see below for details on how we calculated our score and what these terms mean).

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Dunlop launches Trailmax Meridian adventure bike tyre

Dunlop launches Trailmax Meridian adventure bike tyre

30th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Dunlop has shared further details about its Trailmax Meridian, one of three new Dunlop motorcycle tyres scheduled for release in the second half of this year. Introducing the newcomer, Dunlop declares that a ‘new adventure dawns’ for the adventure bike sector. Sitting in the range above the TrailSmart MAX, the Trailmax Meridian has been developed around the very specific and complex requirements of the most technically advanced adventure bikes.

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Dave Plummer to lead Dunlop UK and Ireland Motorcycle division

16th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear Dunlop has appointed Dave Plummer as sales and marketing manager motorcycle UK and Ireland, which means Plummer will lead the Dunlop Motorcycle division in the UK and Ireland.

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BMW selects Dunlop tyres for factory EWC entry

BMW selects Dunlop tyres for factory EWC entry

9th August 2019 | 0 Comments

BMW has confirmed it will join the FIM Endurance World Championship (EWC) with a factory-supported entry, using the latest new S1000 RR equipped with Dunlop tyres.

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From Mini to Maxi: six decades of Mini tyres

From Mini to Maxi: six decades of Mini tyres

8th August 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s not just the car that’s grown. This August Mini officially began celebrating the iconic marque's 60th anniversary. We at Tyres & Accessories wanted to join in with the celebrations by sharing a couple of interesting points about how the Mini's tyres have evolved over the last 60 years.

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Dunlop TT100 GP Radial – retro styling meets modern performance

Dunlop TT100 GP Radial – retro styling meets modern performance

26th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Classic looks, modern technology – the idea behind the crop of retro-styled bikes to appear of late is a winner. These machines are best paired with tyres that look the part, and Dunlop has obliged by developing the TT100 GP Radial. In a tribute to the tyre’s inspiration, Dunlop will reveal its new product next month at the Isle of Man’s Classic TT Races.

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Dunlop: 3 new motorcycle tyres on their way

Dunlop: 3 new motorcycle tyres on their way

3rd July 2019 | 0 Comments

Three new Dunlop motorcycle tyres are scheduled for release in the second half of the year, and with this trio the tyre brand aims to create its “strongest-ever portfolio. The planned launches include a retro-styled tyre featuring modern technology, a new addition to the Geomax range and a trail tyre that “promises to showcase Dunlop’s interpretation for this trendsetting segment.”

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Tyre makers ready for Nürburgring 24-Hour Race

Tyre makers ready for Nürburgring 24-Hour Race

21st June 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s 24-Hour Race time. Falken Tyres is returning to the Nürburgring this weekend with a tried and tested line-up, while Yokohama Rubber and Giti Tire are each supplying tyres to four cars competing in the 47th Nürburgring 24-Hour Race (ADAC Total 24h-Rennen). Dunlop has a major presence and says it is well prepared for the race, which it views as the “third chapter” in its “June motorsport trilogy” after the Isle of Man TT and Le Mans 24h. Michelin reports that “nine of the ten fastest teams” will race on its tyres.

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Dunlop brings new slick tyre to Isle of Man TT

Dunlop brings new slick tyre to Isle of Man TT

28th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Dunlop will bring a new version of its KR 108 slick tyre to the Isle of Man TT (IOMTT), as it seeks a continuation to its success at the event. Developed over the winter at a range of test circuits, including a final validation at the traditional pre-IOMTT test at the Castle Combe Circuit, the KR 108 has been designed to heat up faster and give the rider more grip and confidence at the start of the race.

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