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Dunlop extends MXGP partnership with a new multi-year contract

Infront Moto Racing and Dunlop have further extended their partnership. The race-winning tire brand has signed a new multi-year agreement to remain an Official Tire Partner to the series.

Teams competing in MXGP, the highest level of motocross, have a free choice of tires. In recent years, Dunlop’s race-winning tires have been the choice of several top teams including Kawasaki Racing Team, Standing Construct Honda, Husqvarna Nestaan MX2, and a selection of top WMX teams.

MXGP at the forefront of Dunlop Geomax development

The renewal of this partnership signifies the continuation of a highly fruitful collaboration that has served as an ideal testing ground for the latest technologies and patterns introduced in Dunlop tires over the last decade. The Geomax line of tires has undergone continuous improvement over the years, with notable advancements from the MX51 and MX3S to the latest MX33 and sand-specific MX14. These tires feature unique designs and performance features that are accessible to motocross riders across the globe of all levels, ensuring the best performance on any terrain.

Dunlop Geomax MX14, which is designed for softer and sand surfaces, was introduced last summer. The MXGP Championship was instrumental in testing this new product, highlighted by the Lommel GP win in 2021 for Febvre while still in the development phase. In 2022 Brian Bogers was the undisputed king of Lommel together with the new MX14. 

Dunlop, a brand at the heart of motocross

Dunlop's pioneering spirit is evident throughout motorcycle racing, including its success in motocross. These tire innovations have been instrumental in shaping the sport and raising the bar for performance, further cementing Dunlop’s position as a leading brand in motocross.

The full Geomax line is also the product of more than 173 national AMA championship titles Dunlop has facilitated, including every title in both the AMA Pro Motocross and Supercross championships since 2010.

Wim Van Achter, Motorsport Manager, Dunlop: “We are thrilled to continue promoting our tires through the MXGP championship and utilising it as an essential part of our tire development process. Our range of tires, including the versatile Geomax MX14 and MX33 models, reflect the hard work and dedication exhibited during competition, which is made possible by collaborating with esteemed riders such as Romain Febvre and Kay De Wolf.”

Infront Moto Racing CEO David Luongo: “Dunlop is a historical partner of MXGP and we are very happy to announce that it will continue for three more years. The MXGP World Championship is a fantastic laboratory to continue to develop new technology for the tires thanks to the diversity of its track, from sand to hard ground soil. I would like to thank Dunlop for their trust and collaboration and I am sure we will continue to make growing this fruitful partnership.”

About Dunlop

Dunlop Europe is one of the world's leading manufacturers of motorcycle tires with an impressive track record of motorsport successes. Dunlop Europe is a technical partner of leading Endurance World Championship teams, the official tire supplier to the FIM Moto2 and Moto3 World Championships and the most successful tire brand in the history of the Isle of Man TT. Off-road, Dunlop is the choice of MXGP race winners and champions.