Dunlop Motorcycle Tires has reached an agreement with Monster Energy Supercross
to be the “Official Motorcycle Tire” of Monster Energy AMA Supercross, a FIM
World Championship, for the next four years, starting in 2017. Dunlop’s
official status allows expanded marketing throughout the Monster Energy
Supercross series, and more opportunities to interact with its customers.
is the longest running sponsor of Monster Energy Supercross, and has won more
supercross and motocross titles over the years—143 total—than all other tire
companies combined. Additionally, since Dunlop developed the Geomax®
MX3S and MX52 in 2013, every single Monster Energy Supercross Championship, and
all but one Main Event, have been won on Dunlop tires.
is also committed to supporting amateur motocross through the Team Dunlop
program, now in its 11th year. Team Dunlop alumni have won
professional championships, including top supercross contenders Justin Barcia
and Eli Tomac.
“We’re grateful to Feld Entertainment for the
opportunity to expand our interaction with customers, and we’re very proud of
our commitment to American motorcycle racing,” said Mike Buckley, Dunlop
Motorcycle Tires’ Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Despite all of the
ups and downs in the marketplace over the past decade, Dunlop never stopped
supporting both professional and amateur motorcycle racing in the U.S. Racing
plays a big part in the development of our tire technology for the public, so
it’s an important part of our business. But more than that, we believe in the
spirit of competition, and nothing embodies that quite like motorcycle racing.
As the only company making motorcycle tires in America, it makes sense for us
to partner with Monster Energy Supercross as we continue our commitment to
motorcycle racing in America.”
Dunlop Motorcycle Tires
commitment to American racing runs deep: In addition to its Monster Energy
Supercross commitment, Dunlop is the official tire of MotoAmerica road racing
and AMA Pro Flat Track, supplying spec tires to the entire field for both race
is the largest supplier of original equipment and replacement motorcycle tires
in the U.S. and the only manufacturer of motorcycle tires in North America. For
more information, visit www.DunlopMotorcycleTires.com.