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Husky MXGP team swops Pirelli for Dunlop

The factory Rockstar Energy Husqvarna MXGP team of Pauls Jonass and Arminas Jasikonis have ditched Pirelli tyres and inked a deal with Dunlop through to the end of the 2021 season.

This new technical partnership with Dunlop Tyres ensures that the team will enjoy the benefits of the latest factory Dunlop Geomax tyres and will help develop the brand.

Antti Pyrhönen – Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing MXGP team manager – said: “We’re really pleased to be partnering with Dunlop Tyres. We would of course like to thank our previous tyre supplier for their good support during the last few years but now we’re starting an exciting new partnership. As a team, we always want our riders to have the best material and products, to help them achieve their sporting goals. I strongly believe Dunlop are capable of ensuring this. Their latest line-up of Geomax tyres feature a wide selection of products for every terrain and conditions, which is exactly what we’re looking for. We’re pleased to have Dunlop as our official tyre partner and together we look forward to a strong 2019 MXGP campaign.”

Wim Van Achter – Manager at Dunlop Motorsport – said:  “All of us at Dunlop are delighted to be aligned with the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing MXGP team. It’s an honour to see such a professional team select our range of Geomax tyres to fulfil their ambitious plans at the pinnacle of global motocross competition. We will always be there to provide complete technical support and help Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing MXGP team riders select the ideal tyre combination for each moto. From our latest and highly versatile MX33 tyre with its wide scope of performance to the rest of our innovative line-up, we will do our best to help team riders find the right tyre for every kind of terrain.”

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