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Mar 11, 2014

Pirelli Bringing New 125cc GP/Moto3 Rear Tire To North America

PIRELLI EXPANDS THE 2014 ROADRACING PRODUCT RANGE AND INTRODUCES NEW 125 GP/MOTO 3 REAR TIRES TO NORTH AMERICA

Pirelli expands GP/Moto 3 racing range in 2014 with new compounds and sizes developed in Europe

Rome, GA (USA) – Pirelli has expanded its 2014 racing range again. The new 115/70R17 Slicks come in 3 compounds (SC0, SC1, & SC2) and match up with the current 100/70R17 slick front. These new tires were developed in Europe with top Moto3 and 125GP teams and provide improved handling, performance, and grip over the recently discontinued 125/70R17 rear slick size.

“Pirelli continues to lead the market with its large roadracing range” commented Jeff Johnston, Pirelli Tire North America Roadracing Manager. If you ride a small bore GP, 600 SS or Superbike, Pirelli offers a complete range of track day, slicks, intermediates and rain tires for almost any racing or track day application.”

These new rear slicks are readily available from Pirelli roadracing tire distributors and vendors.

PIRELLI

Founded in 1872, Pirelli is the fifth largest tire manufacturer in the world in terms of sales. Present in over 160 countries, Pirelli has 22 manufacturing sites and over 36,000 employees worldwide. Pirelli is a leading producer of premium tires due to its commitment to R&D. Successfully competing in motorsport since 1907, Pirelli is the exclusive supplier of the Superbike world championship, many single marque championships around the world, and above all it has been the sole supplier for the Formula 1 championship since 2011.

Pirelli Tire North America (PTNA) services NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) member countries through its Modular Integrated Robotized System (MIRS) facility and research and development center at its Rome, Georgia headquarters, its state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Silao, Mexico and its New York City, Montreal and Mexico City sales and marketing offices. The company manufactures, distributes and markets original equipment and replacement tires for export and domestic car/motorcycle applications (US, CA, MX) and Agro/Heavy Truck platforms (MX).