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Dunlop to supply the MotoGP – supporting ADAC Northern Europe Cup

The 2018 ADAC Northern Europe Cup , one of Europe’s premium lightweight motorcycle racing championships, will feature seven races and a new exclusive tyre partner for its third season. Dunlop has been chosen as the sole supplier of tyres to the ADAC Northern Europe Cup. This ensures  the same level of tyre for competitors as the Dorna Sports SL

Dunlop Sport Maxx Race 2 approved by Porsche

Dunlop’s new Sport Maxx Race 2 has been approved by Porsche as original equipment for on road use on the new 911 GT2 RS in the sizes 265/35 ZR 20 (99Y) XL and 325/30 ZR 21 (108Y) XL. The successor to the Sport Maxx Race has been developed together with Porsche to meet the exceptional

McCann gains Young Rally Driver of the Year nomination

Jenna McCann has been nominated for this year’s Motorsport Ireland Billy Coleman Young Rally Driver Award for her performances in September and October. The 22 year-old from Ballyjamesduff, Co Cavan, drove her Ford Fiesta R2 to victory in the Junior section of the Cork 20 International, which clinched the Junior title in the Clonakilty Blackpudding

Five new premium Battlax tyres and innovations for all types of bikers

Bridgestone returns for the 75th EICMA International Motorcycle Show in Milan,  November 7-12 with an impressive display of its latest innovations. The Bridgestone stand is sure to appeal to all types of bikers, as it features no less than five new Battlax tyres in the Touring, Adventure, Scooter and Racing segments. These new products spring

Falken dominates race and drift competitions around the world

Falken’s race and drift teams have secured an outstanding collection of honours this season with the tyre manufacturer adding a world champion and champion to its roster of three ‘king’ accolades and ‘queen’ title this weekend. Falken pilot Yoshihide Muroya claimed victory at the final Red Bull Air Race of the season at Indianapolis to

Beach Race provides win for new Dunlop MX12 tyre

Dunlop Tyres put itsnew Geomax MX12 product to the test at the recent HydroGarden Weston Beach Race and the tyre didn’t disappoint, proudly taking the podium top spot at the end of the gruelling off-road event. British rider, Todd Kellett took the podium after giving a spectacular show around one of the toughest off-road events

New Bridgestone Battlax Racing R11

Bridgestone has swept in a new era for grooved racing tyres with the launch of the Battlax Racing R11, designed to give supersport and hypersport riders the confidence on track to slash their lap times. With an awesome mix of Bridgestone technology cultivated at the highest level of motorcycle racing, combined with advanced new compound

Kiernan gains Young Rally Driver of the Year nomination

Gary Kiernan has been nominated for this year’s Motorsport Ireland Billy Coleman Young Rally Driver Award for his performances in July and August. The 26 year-old from Bailieborough, Co Cavan, drove his Ford Escort to outright victory in the Imokilly Stages Rally in East Cork, and also won his class and finished fifth overall, behind

Yokohama-backed Ed Fossey takes championship title

Yokohama-backed Ed Fossey secured his maiden championship win in his first full year of rallying, securing the 1400 BTRDA rally championship title at the Trackrod Stages rally in Yorkshire on Saturday 30 September.

Kristoffersson seals World RX title on Cooper tyres

Swede Johan Kristoffersson has been crowned the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Champion with two rounds of the series still to go. The PSRX Volkswagen Sweden driver scored his fifth consecutive event win at the last round in Riga, Latvia to seal the title. The result was also the Volkswagen Polo GTi driver’s ninth podium finish

Colin Turkington set for thrilling finale of BTCC championship

Colin Turkington will head to the final race weekend of the 2017 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch in a head to head battle for the title. Just 10 points cover championship leader Ash Sutton and TerraClean ambassador Colin Turkington following a frenetic race weekend at Silverstone. The championship finale at Brands