Pirelli Announces 2022 #PirelliNation Motocross Rider Program

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Submit Your Application by April 15 for the Opportunity to Join Pirelli’s Team 

ROME, GA – April 1, 2022 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Pirelli Tire North America is pleased to announce the return of its #pirellination motocross rider program for the 2022 racing season. With an impressive 76 Motocross World Titles, Pirelli dominates the racecourse on nearly every continent and country across the globe. Pirelli remains dedicated to grassroots part of the sport, continuing with its motto “we sell what we race, we race what we sell”, and all riders may purchase the same SCORPION™ MX tires found on the bikes of their professional riders and World Champions like Jeffrey Herlings and Tim Gajser.

The rider support program will offer several benefits that include technical advice and service at select races, the ability to purchase SCORPION™ MX tires at preferred pricing, Pirelli team-branded gear, national marketing opportunities within the Pirelli brand, and access to the latest Pirelli news. Residents of the United States and Canada are eligible for the program.

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Pirelli continues to offer access to the very same SCORPION™ MX tires
found on their professional race teams.

“Pirelli is excited to return with an even stronger Pirelli Nation program for the 2022 season,” said Nick Walton, off-road race manager, Pirelli. “Our mission remains focused on the grassroots level of the sport and providing the everyday rider with access to the same tires that are found on the bikes of our professional racers and factory race teams. Everyone at Pirelli takes great pride in off-road, and together with our trackside racing vendors, we have built an excellent team that is ready to get racers to the top step of the podium with technical advice and our championship proven SCORPION™ MX lineup.

Pirelli will continue its presence in the 2022 Monster Energy Supercross Championship and Lucas Pro Motocross Championshipby having its race transporter set up at each of the 17 supercross and 12 motocross events to assist its teams and racers. Pirelli will also continue to support several teams including Club MX Yamaha, Phoenix Racing Honda, AJE Motorsports, BarX Motorsports Suzuki, Firepower Honda, and many more.

The high-performance SCORPION™ MX lineup offers several different tread patterns including the MX Soft, MX32™ Mid Soft, and MX32™ Mid Hard. View the complete range of SCORPION™ MX tires on the Pirelli website.

CLICK HERE to submit your application for the 2022 #pirellination program. All applications must be submitted no later than April 15, 2022.

ABOUT PIRELLI

Pirelli was founded in Milan in 1872 and today stands as a global brand known for its cutting edge technology, high-end production excellence and passion for innovation that draws heavily on its Italian roots. With around 30,000 employees, Pirelli is a major player in the tire industry and the only global player focused solely on the consumer tire market, which includes tires for cars, motorcycles and bicycles. In particular, Pirelli is a global leader in the production of racing and high performance motorcycle tires both for on and off road applications. Pirelli has a long link with motorsport and the multitude of successes include a record of seventy-two world titles gained in the FIM Motocross World Championship thanks to the performance of its mx product range. In road-racing, since 2004 Pirelli has made the FIM Superbike World Championship for production-based motorcycles the ideal proving ground to develop not only the products used in competition, but also tires used daily by motorcyclists all over the world. Inspired by the philosophy now become a motto “We sell what we race, we race what we sell”, Pirelli has managed to bring to fruition all the experience acquired in this championship, applying some of the patents and materials developed for racing activity to the product portfolio dedicated to road use.

For Additional Information Please Contact:

Scott Roegner
Pirelli Moto Communications and Media Relations
Tel: 805-729-1078
Mail: [email protected]

Nick Walton
Pirelli Off-Road Race Manager
Tel: 706-506-2963
Mail: [email protected]

Source: Pirelli & C. S.p.A.

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