News Dunlop: Exclusive Supplier for Willow Shoot Out

Dunlop: Exclusive Supplier for Willow Shoot Out

2012-dunlop-exclusive-supplier-for-willow-springs-shoot-out (1)

Dunlop Tire News

Dunlop proudly announces its support as the exclusive provider of tires for the new Motoyard Track Days racing series at California’s Willow Springs International Raceway.

Called the Willow Springs Wild West Shoot Out, the races will be held August 10-12, 2012 and will offer a total of six classes, ranging from 1000cc Unlimited race bikes down to the 250 Ninja shootout.

Sabastian Mincone (Dunlop Senior Road Race Manager) says: “This new series opens the door to a wide range of racing opportunities, and we are proud to sponsor this latest effort to grow racing at the grass-roots level in the USA.

“Willow Springs is well known as one of the most interesting race tracks in America, with a long history of great racing that has turned out many road race champions in our sport. We will have tires available at the track for all the classes, from the same spec tires we use at the Nationals to the Sportmax GP Unbeaten 02 for the Ninja 250.”

Tony Romo (Dunlop) says: “We are very proud to have been chosen as the one brand tire supplier for the inaugural Motoyard Wild West Shoot Out races.

“Willow Springs has always posed some unique challenges on tires – especially the rear tire through the fast turn eight. To prepare for these challenges we took the opportunity to test our full range of tires in the June heat with very positive results. This testing helped us develop tires to handle the extreme demands of the Motoyard Wild West Shoot Out.”

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 dunlopmotorcycle.com.

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

2021 Harley-Davidson Road King Special First Look: Hot Rod Bagger

The 2021 Harley-Davidson Road King Special is a Touring model that The Motor Company puts in a sub-category—Hot Rod Bagger. To earn that title,...

2021 Honda CRF300L and CRF300L Rally Coming To America

We told you all about the new 2021 Honda CRF300L and CRF300L Rally last month. Although we fully expected the pair to be imported...

2021 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy 114 First Look (Specs, Photos, Prices)

The distinctive Harley-Davidson Fat Boy is back for 2021, with the Milwaukee-Eight 114 powerplant and machined solid cast aluminum Lakester wheels. We tested the...

2021 Husqvarna 701 Lineup First Look (6 Fast Facts + Photos)

There are two 2021 Husqvarna 701 motorcycles to choose from—the Enduro and the Supermoto. Although they are closely related, with the same frame and...

2021 Harley-Davidson CVO Street Glide First Look (5 Fast Facts + Photos)

The 2021 Harley-Davidson CVO Street Glide is here, and it has several updates. Returning is the Milwaukee-Eight 177 V-twin powerplant that cranks out a...

Bring the Honda Solo to America: One More MiniMoto

We were poking through the archives, and this little gem re-caught our attention. The 2003 Honda Solo was part of Honda’s N Project. According...