Jun 25, 2013
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From a press release
issued by Pirelli
SOL PERFORMANCE TO OFFER PIRELLI RACER SUPPORT FOR THE 91ST RUNNING OF THE 2013 PIKES PEAK HILL CLIMB
Rome, Georgia, June 20, 2013 – After helping set the fastest ever motorcycle race time up Pike’s Peak in 2013, Pirelli’s Colorado roadrace tire vendor Sol Performance will be offering Pirelli tire sales support and service for this year’s running of the race. The 91st annual Pikes Peak Hill Climb takes place at the end of this month, June 24 through 30.
“Ducati motorcycles equipped with Pirelli slicks finished first and second in the bike division and beat all but two cars up the new fully paved mountain course last year,” commented Oscar Solis, owner of Sol Performance. “We know what works and we are offering a complete range of race tires for the event.”
Racers inquiring about pricing and additional information should contact Sol Performance via e-mail at email@example.com or by phone at (970) 765–8473.
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 employs approximately 36,000 people around the world. 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 marquee championships around the world, and above all it is the sole supplier for the Formula 1 championship for the 3-year period 2011-13.
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).