Goodyear Dunlop has appointed Dave Plummer as sales and marketing manager motorcycle for the UK and Ireland. He will focus on leading the already strong team to deliver sustainable and profitable growth for the business.
Dunlop is launching a new range of light tonnage steer and drive truck tyres in 17.5 and 19.5 inch rim diameters. The SP346 and SP446 lines have been specifically designed to offer high mileage, strong traction and durability in all applications.
Dunlop has been selected as the official tyre partner for the new Yamaha R3 bLU cRU European Cup. The Cup complements Yamaha’s successful bLU cRU programme which was created to support the next generation of young riding talent. The Cup builds on that success with a one-make series where every rider competes on identical Yamaha
The Dunlop Winter Sport 5 has shown its strength in AutoBild’s annual winter tyre test. The prestigious German magazine awarded the Dunlop Winter Sport 5 with the test win, praising it as a ‘premium tyre without any shortcomings’. The tyre also earned the title ‘Eco-Master’ for its cost-efficiency. Thanks to a combination of strong handling
Dunlop will be the official tyre partner for one of the biggest motorsport events in the world, featuring 600 competitors. The FIM International Six Days of Enduro (FIM – ISDE) will be hosted in Chile for the first time in 11 years during November 12-17. Riders from more than 30 countries will descend on Vina
This weekend (August 18-19) sees Silverstone host the four and six hour races respectively in the European Le Mans Series (ELMS) and FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Unlike previous years, the back-to-back races will take place at the height of the British summer – a significant difference to the historic season-opening rounds which even saw
Sumitomo Rubber Europe GmbH and Dunlop Tech GmbH have celebrated the opening of their European Development Centre campus with over 100 invited guests. After a construction period of well over one year, the 30,000 square metre premises in Hanau-Steinheim now houses facilities for tyre development and testing, the production of liquid latex and the design of tyre pressure monitoring systems. The historic building was sensitively restored in
Dunlop’s new Sport Maxx Race 2 has been approved by Porsche as original equipment for the new 911 GT3 RS in the sizes 265/35ZR20 (99Y) XL and 325/30ZR21 (108Y) XL. Both these tyres are N1 marked indicating that Porsche homologated these tyres for its vehicle. The successor to the Sport Maxx Race has been developed
Dunlop has partnered with contemporary British automotive artist Ian Cook of Popbangcolour to produce a special series of BTCC paintings, celebrating 60 years of touring cars, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Since 2008, Ian has combined his passion for cars into a career as an artist, creating artwork by painting with radio-controlled cars, toy car