Husqvarna Switch To Dunlop For MXGP

Dunlop Husqvarna MXGP 2019

Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing have a new tyre supplier, after they inked a brand new 3-year deal with Dunlop to use their acclaimed Geomax range in MXGP to the end of the 2021 season.

Dunlop’s popular Geomax tyres have been used by race winners in this year’s MXGP championship, as well as in the North American Supercross series.

Their passion for performance has earned Dunlop a reputation as a race and championship-winning brand. As part of their ongoing commitment to push the boundaries of technological evolution, Dunlop use feedback collected from top-level international motocross competition use to ensure their Geomax range is at the cutting edge of performance. In each series, they have proven that the Geomax can stand up to the very toughest of tests, over a wide range of terrain types.

Diego Clement – Head of Motorsport at Husqvarna Motorcycles commented:

“We are proud to have Dunlop as the official tyre supplier for our Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing MXGP team for the next three years. As a globally acclaimed brand, Dunlop has an incredible history of innovation together with enormous success in the motorsports segment. With them we share the same vision for continued development and growth and I believe this will be an extra asset that will further strengthen our efforts going into the 2019 series and beyond.”

Antti Pyrhönen – Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing MXGP team manager went on to state:

“We’re really pleased to be partnering with Dunlop Tyres. We would of course like to thank our previous tyre supplier for their good support during the last few years but now we’re starting an exciting new partnership. As a team, we always want our riders to have the best material and products, to help them achieve their sporting goals. I strongly believe Dunlop are capable of ensuring this. Their latest line-up of Geomax tyres feature a wide selection of products for every terrain and conditions, which is exactly what we’re looking for. We’re pleased to have Dunlop as our official tyre partner and together we look forward to a strong 2019 MXGP campaign.”

Wim Van Achter – Motorsport Manager for Dunlop Motorcycle Europe said:

“We are delighted and proud that a Factory Team such as Husqvarna has chosen Dunlop Geomax as a key part of their ambitious plans in MXGP. Dunlop has been chosen by MXGP winners in every one of the last five seasons. As with our other Technical Partners, we will provide full technical support to succeed at the highest level of the sport.”

Luca Davide Andreoni – Marketing Manager at Dunlop Motorcycle Europe echoed his colleague:

“Husqvarna and Dunlop represent the perfect match of two iconic Motorsport Brands. We’re really looking forward to supporting the team with our extensive product range, including our latest versatile Geomax MX33 with its wide scope of performance.”

You can find out more about Dunlop’s latest motocross range here.


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