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Jan 22, 2013

CMRA Overall Champion Ty Howard Signs With Dunlop For 2013 Season

Ty Howward (35).
Ty Howard Signs with Dunlop to Race CMRA Events

After off-season testing of the new USA-made Dunlop N-Tec slicks, Ty Howard has signed with Dunlop to race the entire CMRA season. Testing at NOLA, Eagles Canyon and Motorsport Ranch racetracks, Ty was able to get a full evaluation of the new product from Dunlop's Buffalo, New York factory, and that was all that was needed for him to switch.

Ty has 20+ years of road racing experience, and numerous track records on Dunlop product. Ty is a wealth of knowledge and is a fearsome competitor. Many of Ty's records still remain from years ago when he set them on Dunlops riding his KTM.

Dunlop, Race Tire Service and Whoopie Cycle are all proud to have him on board.

Right after testing the new USA N-Tecs, Ty said "It's good to be back home on Dunlops. I know I can break some track records with these new compounds from the USA factory".

"Ty has always been the top man in Texas and the CMRA. He was always breaking, and rebreaking track records when on Dunlops," said Steve Brubaker of Race Tire Service, the National Race Distributor for Dunlop. "I am personally very happy to have him back home."

Allan Campbell of Whoopie Cycle was instrumental in helping Ty test and get the setup working for the new USA made N-Tec's, and has all the tech information to make them work at the tracks in Texas. "Ty's input on how the tire works and feels is amazing. He came up to speed real quick in testing and was able to help us with invaluable feedback," said Allan.

Ty runs the Texas region TrackTactics Trackdays and also does private track lessons.
To contact Ty for private lessons: typhoonpowersports@yahoo.com

About Race Tire Service:
Race Tire Service is the National distributor for Dunlop motorcycle road racing tires and can be reached at www.dunlopracing.com or 800-772-TIRE (8473).

About Dunlop:
Dunlop 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"”with North American operations headquartered in Buffalo, NY. High-quality Dunlop tires have been made and sold in the U.S. since 1923. For more information, visit www.dunlopmotorcycle.com