Pirelli Moto to Sponsor the WERA Sportsman Series and the New Cycle Jam in 2012

ROME, GA – March 6, 2012 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Pirelli Moto returns as the title sponsor of the WERA Sportsman Series for 2012 and will also present the WERA Cycle Jam at Road Atlanta on June 8-10. “Our company has been a long time supporter of club racing,” stated Jeff Johnston, Pirelli’s Motorcycle Roadracing Manager. “The WERA series is a very important part of the market to us and we are looking forward to each of these events. Fans can plan on expecting something special at the Pirelli WERA Cycle Jam in June.”

Evelyne Clarke of WERA shares in Pirelli’s enthusiasm. “WERA is very happy to have Pirelli return as a title sponsor and to increase the exposure by becoming a presenting sponsor of the 2012 WERA Cycle Jam,” she commented. “Pirelli has been a key part of our roadracing family and their commitment to motorcycle roadracing in North America is long standing and appreciated. Stay tuned for more details on the June 8-10 WERA Cycle Jam presented by Pirelli as they become available.”

To learn about Pirelli’s roadracing tire range, along with more information about tire selection, trackside support and product availability, please contact either of these Pirelli road race distributors:

Eastern US and Canada
Orion Motorsports
http://www.orionmotorsports.ca

Western US
CT Racing
http://www.ctracetires.com

Pirelli Tire North America designs, develops, manufactures and markets tires for passenger vehicles in both the original equipment and replacement markets as well as markets and distributes tires for motorcycles and motorsports. Located in Rome, Georgia, Pirelli’s Modular Integrated Robotized System (MIRS) employs state-of-the-art technology to manufacture tires for both export and domestic markets. For more information please visit www.us.pirelli.com, “Like” us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter.

For further information please contact:
Pirelli Communications and Media Relations – NAFTA Region
212. 497. 8825          ptna.pr@pirelli.com

Kevin Allen – Moto PR Manager
917. 232. 8851         kevin.allen@pirelli.com

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