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Goodyear Dunlop Tires Europe have announced the appointment of Xavier Fraipont to the position of Managing Director, Motorsport and Motorcycle EMEA. Xavier moves from his role of Director, Consumer Tire Technology EMEA, to replace Sanjay Khanna, who is appointed Consumer Sales and Marketing Director for Emerging Markets. Xavier will lead the EMEA Motorsport and Motorcycle [...]
Dunlop Riders Lie 2nd, 3rd & 4th In MXGP Championship MXGP Shaun Simpson rode his Dunlop-shod Hitachi Construction Machinery Revo KTM to his second 2015 victory in the Netherlands this weekend. His first and third places gave him the event win but also moved him up the MXGP standings to fourth behind fellow-Dunlop riders Gautier [...]
The trio of Matt Howson, Richard Bradley and Nick Tandy dominated the 6 Hours of Nürburgring, the fourth round of eight in the FIA World Endurance Championship. Apart from losing the race lead after the second pit-stop and regaining with a classic overtaking manoeuvre soon after, the team didn’t put a foot wrong throughout their [...]
The penultimate round of the European Le Mans Series (ELMS), the 4 Hours of Le Castellet, takes place on Sunday 6th September. The teams all have experience at the Paul Ricard track in Southern France from pre-season testing in March. LMP2 The main category features open-tyre competition. Dunlop teams currently top the standings with the [...]
With three rounds remaining of the FIM Motocross World Championship (MXGP), Dunlop’s 2015 championship tally is already an improvement on the final 2014 statistics. Gautier Paulin and Evgeny Bobryshev, both riding Team HRC’s Hondas, lie second and third in the standings and the races at Assen this weekend will provide another opportunity to take more [...]