Pirelli Announces 2023 #PirelliNation Motocross Rider Program

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Submit Your Application by February 28 for the Opportunity to Join Pirelli’s Team

ATLANTA, GA – December 15, 2022 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – is pleased to announce the return of its #PirelliNation Motocross Rider Program for the 2023 racing season. With an impressive 79 Motocross World Titles, Pirelli dominates the racecourse on nearly every continent and country across the globe. Pirelli remains dedicated to the grassroots part of the sport, continuing with its motto, “we sell what we race, we race what we sell” and offering all riders the ability to purchase the same SCORPION™ MX tires found on the bikes of their favorite professional riders and World Champions like Tim Gajser and Jeffrey Herlings.

221215 Pirelli racers have access to the same exact tires used by World Champions such as Tim Gajser.

Pirelli racers have access to the same exact tires used by World Champions such as Tim Gajser.

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

“Following a successful season, Pirelli is looking forward to returning even stronger for 2023,” said Nick Walton, off-road race manager, Pirelli. “Pirelli is dedicated to the grassroots level of the sport and supporting the everyday rider and racer who competes at their local motocross tracks. What makes Pirelli unique is that anyone can purchase the same tires found on the bikes of our World Champions. There are no secrets.

221215 One of the #PirelliNation program perks is access to trackside racing vendors across the nation.

One of the #PirelliNation program perks is access to trackside racing vendors across the nation.

“For 2023, we’ve put together an excellent network of trackside racing vendors who we will work with to provide the support and technical service needed to get Pirelli racers and their SCORPION MX tires to the top step of the podium.”

Pirelli will continue its presence in the 2023 Monster Energy Supercross Championship and Pro Motocross Championship by having its race transporter set up at each of the 17 supercross and 11 motocross events to assist its teams and racers. Pirelli will also be on-site to support the all-new SuperMotocross World Championship, consisting of three rounds at the conclusion of the motocross season.

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 2023 #PirelliNation program. All applications must be submitted by February 28, 2023.

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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: motopress.nafta@pirelli.com

Heather Wilson
Pirelli Moto North America Marketing Director
Tel: 706-403-9501
Mail: heather.wilson@pirelli.com

Source: Pirelli Tire North America