Pirelli extends World Superbike supply deal

Infront Motor Sports, which owns the Superbike World Championship, has renewed its deal with Pirelli for a further three years.

27 July 2011 David Cushnan
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Infront Motor Sports, which owns the Superbike World Championship, has renewed its deal with Pirelli for a further three years. The Italian manufacturer will supply tyres to the series until the end of the 2015 season, as well as supplying the second-tier Supersport World Championship.

Paolo Flammini, chief executive, of Infront Motor Sports, said: “We are delighted to be able to renew the contract with Pirelli until the completion of the 2015 season. Eight years of working together have provided results that go way beyond our highest expectations. Once again we can count on a tyre supplier, whose commitment to the product, service and development is second to none."

Uberto Thun, managing director of Pirelli's motorcycle division added: “This new contract confirms our dedication to WSBK, to the sport’s competitiveness, and to a flexible but continued tyre development guaranteeing the best racing tyres are made available.”

The World Superbike championship visits Silverstone for the British round this weekend.

Infront – Pirelli